A scheme worth over €2 million was launched by Transport Malta to assist ship operators, shipping agents, importers and exporters.
The scheme is divided into two categories.
Scheme A – Port charges
Beneficiaries – Ship operators and shipping agents.
Aid – 35% refund on paid invoices in relation of port dues, pilotage dues and mooring services.
Eligibility – Ships & cargo entering Malta between December 2019 and May 2020.
Application – No applications are required as Transport Malta will inform the beneficiaries.
Scheme B – Refund on terminal handling charges (THCs)
Beneficiaries – Importers & exporters
Aid – € 20 per container (20’ or 40’) and € 40 per trailer.
Eligibility – Trailers & containers in relation to full units imports and exports between December 2019 and May 2020.
Application – Can be downloaded from https://www.transport.gov.mt/Application-Port-Charges-Refund.pdf-f5438 and must be sent by email to [email protected]
If you require further assistance from 3a to assist you on this and other matters, please contact our Advisory Services Unit on [email protected]