The Maltese archipelago, in the very center of Mediterranean, more precisely south of Sicily and north of Africa, consists of several islands and islets, three of which are inhabited – Malta, Gozo and Comino. The island of Malta is of course the largest of them and considering its geografical postion in heart of Mediterranean, it is not surprising that it has become a destination with highly developed nautical tourism. Over time, Malta has become destination for all who move through Suez canal and is permanent destination for all cruises in the Mediterranean waters.
In 2003 Marinetek has built the largest marina in the capital city Valetta – Grand Harbour Marina, and recently also a marina in service center Kalkara which makes great references for all future projects of building and reconstruction of marinas in that area. Despite the new situation with the pandemic of coronavirus, in April this year Marinetek has successfully built and delivered pontoons with additional equipment for a completely new marina, Gardens Yacht marina Malta.
This project includes building a new marina on the site of the old piers along the coast. So far, the mooring method has been for only ten vessels up to 25 m long and thirty vessels smaller than 20 m. Following the requirements of investors Gardens Marina ltd, with the proposed expansion of the marina has achieved a better organization of the reception of vessels and the placement of berths on pontoons in order to increase capacity. Accordingly, now marina has total of 97 berths, of which 18 for vesels of 30m, 20 berths for vessels of 25 m, 40 berths for vessels of 15 m, 18 berths for vessels of 12 m and one berth for vessel of 45-50 m long.
The total value of this project is 300.000€ and it is the first phase of the construction of the marina, for which it is planned to install an additional two piers in the near future. Finally, with the third and fourth phases, the arrangement of the coastal area of the marina would begin, which will be fully adapted to pedestrians and cyclists upon completion.
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