Malta is located practically at the centre of the Mediterranean Sea, in close proximity to the European Union and to North Africa.
Frequent and direct flights from and to the Malta International Airport link the islands to most European cities and major cities in North Africa and the Middle East with less than three hours of flight time. A daily high speed catamaran service connects Malta to Sicilty, while other ferry services are also available between Malta and Italy or North Africa.
Besides the port facilities available in the Grand Harbour, the country can also boast the facilities at the Malta Freeport, which was the first transhipment hub in the Mediterranean region and ranks twelfth among the top European ports.It is the third largest transhipment and logistics centre in the Mediterranean – handling around 3 million TEUs every year – and, following recent investment, it has become the first hub in the region capable of handling 18,000TEU vessels and over on two berths.
More information on the logistics facilities in Malta may be found on: