On Sunday 22nd April, 2018 the cruise liner of the Princess Cruises  SAPPHIRE PRINCESS called Valletta during her maiden call berthing at Boiler Wharf since all Pinto wharves were occupied with 2 other MSC Crociere cruise liners bearing more or less the same length. 

Below Aerial images are of the cruise liner berthed at Boiler Wharf –

Vessel was represented in Malta by Malta Cruise Services, a division of Mifsud 

Brothers Ltd – ( 

When visiting Malta – FERRETTI BATTERY At Birzebbugia

FERRETTI BATTERY also known as Qajjenza Battery or St. George’s Battery is 

an artillery battery in the village of Qajjenza, within the limits of Birzebbuga, in 


It was built by the Order of Saint John between 1715 and 1716 as one of a 

series of coastal fortifications around the coast of the Maltese Islands.

Nowadays a restaurant is there bearing the same name serving Mediterranean 


Photographs by Capt. Lawrence Dalli. Do not use these images without my permission.©

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