Virtu Ferries – JEAN DE LA VALETTE joining SAINT JOHN PAUL II on Malta-Pozzallo Route from May 2021.

Due to social distance and safety measures of the Pandemic Disease COVID-19, lately the Austal built High Speed Craft JEAN DE LA VALETTE has joined the Incat built High Speed Craft SAINT JOHN PAUL II in Valletta – Pozzallo route.

This service was started on Friday 14th May, 2021 when SAINT JOHN PAUL II left Grand Harbour at 0512 hrs and returning back at 0954 hrs. Meanwhile JEAN DE LA VALETTE left Grand Harbour at 0742 hrs meeting SJP II on her way to Pozzallo with 102 passengers and returned back at 2126 hrs.

This service is being repeated especially on Public Holidays and weekends when there are groups involved. Virtu Ferries continue observe of all health requirements, including social distancing during the entire voyage, embarkation and disembarkation. Below images are of SAINT JOHN PAUL II leaving Grand Harbour on Monday 7th June (Public Holiday)

And the below images are of JEAN DE LA VALETTE leaving Grand Harbour on the same day – Monday 7th June (Public Holiday)

Thank you to our doctors, nurses, other health professionals and all those who are risking their own lives to save ours. Everyone at Virtu Ferries is eternally grateful to you all for putting the public interest before yours.

Photos by Capt. Lawrence Dalli. Do not use these images without my permission. © All rights reserved. Malta Ship Photos & Action Photos –

Published – Sunday 13th June, 2021