JEAN DE LA VALETTE

Port Closure – Delays in Disembarking Passengers from High Speed Craft JEAN DE LA VALETTE – 30.04.2022

Over 700 passengers were left stranded out at sea for more than two hours last Saturday 30th April due to a delay in re opening the Grand Harbour following a fireworks show. The delay was caused by a setback in the clearing of barges and lighters used for the fireworks display, which marked the finale of …

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Virtu Ferries – Spend your Public Holidays in Sicily – December 2021

During November/December 2021 Virtu Ferries announced a robust schedule and special fares for Easter and Summer 2022 operating with 2 High Speed Craft – JEAN DE LA VALETTE and SAINT JOHN PAUL II . Infact JEAN DE LA VALETTE did an engine refit worth Euro 8 million by the German Engine Manufacturers MTU. Sea Trials …

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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 …

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Virtu Ferries – JEAN DE LA VALETTE returned back to Malta after 18 months of service in Trinidad & Tobago – 13.03.2021

After 18 months of service in Trinidad & Tobago, the 2010 built High Speed Craft (HSC) JEAN DE LA VALETTE returned back to the Maltese islands after she was chartered to Na­tion­al In­fra­struc­ture De­vel­op­ment Com­pa­ny of T&T (NIDCO) for service in Trinidad and Tobago, a dual island Caribbean nation near Venezuela. See also our 4th April 2019 issued …

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Virtu Ferries – Applies for licence to operate Malta – Gozo fast ferry – March 2021.

On Monday 8th March, 2021 Virtu Ferries has applied for a licence to be able to provide a fast ferry service between Malta and Gozo after Transport Minister Ian Borg said that multiple ferry operators will be able to provide a fast service between Malta and Gozo by June on Friday 26th February, 2021. The …

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Virtu Ferries – JEAN DE LA VALETTE to operate to Catania from March 2021 – 17.12.2020

Earlier this month an effective handshake between Virtu Ferries and the South East Sicily Chamber of Commerce was done to plan the restart of tourism and related businesses, starting from the activation of a high-speed transport service, able to connect Catania to Malta on a daily basis, returning to Catania. Malta which is already daily …

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DESTINATION SICILY – Virtu Ferries – Teatro Politeama, Palermo. VIRTU FERRIES is a Maltese company founded in 1988 that operates ferry services from Malta to Sicily by high speed craft catamaran.It ferries over 250,000 passengers and 25,000 vehicles yearly.When the JEAN DE LA VALETTE was delivered in 2010 she replaced the 600 passenger catamaran MARIA …

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