Well done for another cleanup organised by Żibel at Qawra last Saturday. Almost unbelievable how junk keeps making it to our seabeds, but then again, many still need to be able to get their head underwater and see the mess in some places. Thanks to Raniero Borg for sharing the video below on Facebook and Read More
The Malta Ranger Unit (MRU) is a newly established NGO whose aim is to monitor the Islands for environmental illegalities, gather evidence and push for authorities to take appropriate action. It also educates people in the countryside and around our Islands on environmental obligations. The unit will also work on reports of illegalities within marine Read More
Website with information about the boat: https://www.seashelldivingmalta.com/boat-charter Owner’s Mobile: +35699442809 Other contact details: https://www.seashelldivingmalta.com/contact-us
This group of friends organises regular shore and boat dives, enjoying the Maltese underwater environment. Their main contact point is through their Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/scubaworlddivers – you need to be invited to join in! For the past few years we have been operating the diving4fun and Malta Dive Buddies information services showing dives being carried Read More
Contact Info: +356 79001802 / +356 79361889 Email / Website / Facebook: email@example.com / https://www.orangeshark.eu / https://www.facebook.com/orangesharkdivingcentres
Website Link: https://www.freedivermalta.com/ Offers Freediving and Sustainable Spearfishing tuition. Visit website for more information.
Website: https://divemed.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DiveMedMalta Our involvement commenced in 1995 with the movie Cutthroat Island, followed with the major film featuring Bon Jovi & Gina Davis U571, which both took months of shooting in the Malta Film Studios. View this post on Instagram A post shared by DiveMed (@divemed) Abigail Borg has been heading Divemed Underwater Read More
MV Pegasus is probably the largest local boat available for diving trip charters, taking circa 30 divers. Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/bluewaveswatersport Contact information: +356 9982 6863 / firstname.lastname@example.org Website: https://www.bluewaveswatersports.com/
Traditional Luzzu operated by Seahorse cruises which is also fitted to also handle diving trips. Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/seahorsecruisesluzzu Contact via WhatsApp/Phone on +365 77007669 Email: email@example.com
The Environmental Protection Unit within the Malta Police Force carries out maritime surveillance for illegalities related to environmental and maritime laws nearshore. It is the only section of the Malta Police Force which has nearshore assets. It may be contacted via the main police switchboard on +356 2122 4001, or 112 in case of emergency, Read More
The eNGO which has been scooping up social media and other awards for its underwater and shore cleanups left right and centre. They have removed probably kilometres of ghost nets, raised tonnes of rubbish and educated thousands of people with their clean-up activities. You may find more information about Żibel from their Facebook Site or Read More
BICREF’s mission: More information from: https://bicref.org.mt/who-are-we/ and https://www.facebook.com/bicref.malta
The purpose of the ITS Training School is to address short-term and medium-term skill gaps in the local and international hospitality and tourism industries and provide bespoke high quality and innovative training programmes to the industry. https://www.trainingschool.its.edu.mt/about With relevance to diving, the ITS runs a study programme called “Award in Legal Aspects and Regulations regarding Read More
Website Link: https://afm.gov.mt/en/Pages/Default.aspx Facebook Link: https://www.facebook.com/ArmedForcesOfMaltaafm The Armed Forces of Malta carry out Fisheries Enforcement and provide rescue services to divers in distress around the islands using marine and aerial assets. Throughout the years their contribution has saved many divers from harm. Their Maritime Squadron is able to reach any site around the Maltese Islands Read More
In an archipelago renowned for recreational and technical scuba diving and with many other maritime and commercial activities, including fish farming and ship repair, it would be unthinkable not to have a facility which may treat recreational scuba divers and commercial divers in case things go awry. At the end of last year, divinginfo.mt visited Read More
Nature Trust (Malta) is one of the oldest non-governmental organisations dealing with the natural environment in the Maltese Islands. Its main focus is on site management, environmental education and lobbying for effective environmental legislation. Nature Trust – FEE Malta manages the Cirkewwa Marine Park.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/galaxychartersmalta Galaxy is a boat that is frequently used by clubs and groups to dive at various boat diving sites in Malta. The boat is spacious and comfortable for divers, and includes a lift.
The Professional Diving Schools Association is main trade body representing the majority of licensed diving schools in Malta. Its website, at http://pdsa.org.mt/, contains a list of licensed diving centres forming part of it, which are the absolute majority of all the diving centres in Malta, bar a few. The PDSA is the main body that Read More
The Heritage Malta Underwater Cultural Heritage Unit takes care of Wrecks and other Underwater Cultural Heritage around the Maltese Islands. This entity manages the deep wrecks around the Maltese Islands, many of which can be virtually visited in the Underwater Malta Virtual Museum. To visit these wrecks, a booking system is operated through Diving Centres Read More
Information from their Facebook Page 24×7 Emergency Number: 9999 9505 The Wildlife Rescue Team is a branch of Nature Trust – FEE Malta, dealing with the rescue and rehabilitation of injured protected wildlife in Malta and Gozo. Our team is made up of volunteers covered by an ERA permit to handle wildlife, who dedicate a Read More
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/DolphinCruisesBoatDelfino The Delfino is a modernised old luzzu, having charm and character but at the same time it has all the facilities you expect from a hardboat, including a divers’ lift. The Delfino if frequently used by individuals, clubs and dive centres to organise trips to the deep historical wrecks for technical divers Read More
Website: https://tamiemaboats.wixsite.com/website Ta’ Miema Boat Services is a company based in Mgarr, Gozo which has several boats suitable for divers. Their boats are regularly used by ATLAM and Amphibians diving clubs as well as several dive centres for dives starting in Mgarr, Gozo or Cirkewwa, Malta.
Website link: https://www.facebook.com/maltafreedivingclub/ This club’s page lacks a description. If you’re involved with this club, feel free to contact us to update this page.
Website: https://www.facebook.com/Malta-Skin-Divers-Club-207804599230296/ The only spearfishing club present in Malta founded in 1970. The main aim of the MSDC is to promote responsable spearfishing in a safe manner while caring for the marine environment. About info in Facebook Page Editor’s comments: The MSDC mainly focuses on spearfishing freediving. Its committee encourages responsible spearfishing, in line with Read More
Transport Malta, through its Ports and Yachting Directorate, is responsible for regulating maritime leisure activities in the territorial and internal waters of Malta and is involved in the development and implementation of better organization of popular bays in Malta and Gozo. It also issues several Local Notice to Mariners which may be relevant for diving Read More
The Sea Lion Cruises hardboats are used by many diving centres and clubs for their diving trips around the Maltese Islands. Their unique charm of being old Lampuki (Dolphinfish or Maha Maha) fishing boats having been converted for sightseeing and diving trips is something many foreign tourists appreciate, though locals do wish they were a Read More
During our dives and whilst travelling from site to site, you may see some interesting marine life which is also interesting for academic researchers. We include below some information as to who is interested in getting to know about some special marine life. Alternatively, if you can’t choose, or wish the sighting to be shared Read More
From their Facebook Page: HPF Rangers are patrolling all sites of Din L-Art Helwa and Nature Trust Malta. They make sure that Site Regulations are followed to safeguard the environment.You can reach the Rangers on 79389524 either via phone call or SMS. Additional information Our Patrolling Rangers are trained in:– Flora and Fauna– Wildlife Rescue– Read More
From Facebook SeaHorse Trust Page MALTA DIVERS- we need your help! There isn’t much data on seahorse populations in the waters of the Maltese archipelago and we need your help to start to collate and monitor seahorse populations in these beautiful waters. We’d like to get a better idea of the seahorse population in Malta, Read More
Website: http://www.mta.com.mt The Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) is considered one of the key stakeholders for the local Diving Industry since it is the regulator of Recreational Diving Service Providers on the island as per the Subsidiary Legislation 409.13. By definition, these include: “recreational diving service provider” means a licensee, including any individual legally acting on Read More
Facbook: https://www.facebook.com/SIMO-Dive-Boat-Charters-2457609737594639/Phone: Call Simon on 99443508 In their own words:“SIMO is a new Dive boat or Pleasure Charter which is serving diving schools and non diving guests. The 38 foot boat has been designed and equipped to offer the best service possible to passengers.” Editor’s comments:SIMO is a very comfortable and purposely equipped hard boat Read More
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/86542247225 In their own words: “An active club that promotes the fun of safe scuba diving in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere . Diving takes place all the year round with regular boat dives, wreck dives and night dives. Socialising with friends is an important part of the club’s success” Editors’ comments:The Amphibians are Read More
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/132565648913Website: https://maltasac.org/ About ATLAM in their words: “The Club currently has over 100 members. Activities vary between the training of novice divers and other Club activities.The main activities organized throughout the year include: Shore and Boat dives, Night dives, Charity campaigns, BBQ’s, Photographic Competitions, lectures on various topics related to scuba diving, cultural outings, Read More
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/calypsosubaquaclubFacebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/calypsomaltaWeb: http://www.calypsosac.org/ From their website:“If you love diving, want to dive in Maltese waters, want to get back in the water after a break , have just learned to dive with another entity and now want to continue diving or want to dive with a great group of like-minded people. The Read More
https://www.facebook.com/groups/106244314806https://sharklab-malta.org/ Their own description (from their website):“We follow a very local approach to get people involved in all kind of activities. The research currently being done in Malta includes studies on the biology and ecology of different species, our fly with Bull Rays project, and the recovery and release of local oviparous species. But research Read More