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Darius Wozniak

CEO & Founder
Marine Project GROUP
Marine Project Inc

Christa Wild

CTO & Founder
Marine Project Inc.
+49 152 54637257

Nataša Farkić

Deputy CEO
Marine Project (SRB)
+381 60 3354 449

Christian Hausser

Marina Senior Consultant
Palma de Malorca (ES)
+34 661 680 277

Aleksa Luković

Marina Consultant
Belgrade (SRB)
Miami FL (USA)
+381 63 276 589

Samanta Đirlić

Yacht Charter
21218 Seget Donji (HR)
+385 99 2123 230

Krešimir Landeka

Marina Consultant
Croatia (CRO)
+385 91 200 6457

Nico Wild

Fleet Manager
Palma de Malorca (ES)
+34 673 843 992

Aldo Mordo

Turkey (TR)
+380 95 153 55 65
+90 533 154 13 90

Luca Ricagni

Ancona (ITA)
+39 333 2829267

Xavier Jacqueline

Lloyd's Marine Survey
Palma de Mallorca (ES)
Victoria (SYC)
+34 692 090 097
+248 251 44 69

Miloš Jakšić

Head of IT
Novi Sad (SRB)
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Marine Project Inc.

USA | North & South America
990 Biscayne Blvd Office 503
33132 Miami, Florida

Marine Project S.L

Spain | Western Mediterranean
Carrer de Bartomeu Rosselló-Porcel, 2c
07014 Palma Balearic Islands

Marine Project Charter d.o.o

Croatia | Eastern Mediterranean
Baotic Marina Don Petra Špike 2a
21218 Seget Donji (Trogir), Croatia

Marine Project Ltd

Seychelles | Africa & Asia
Angel Fish Marina
POB 1452 Victoria
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    We also have in-house legal advisors, allowing us to respond quickly, independently, and cost-efficiently to any legal questions and issues from reviewing tender contract clauses. Our lawyers always speak the national language as well as English or German.

    Specialized Local Lawyers permanently working for Marine Project in:

        Portugal Lisboa
        Spain Palma
        Italy Sterzing
        England London
        Croatia Split

        Greece Alexandroupoli
        USA Miami
        Turkey Istanbul
        Seychelles Victoria


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    Conflict over plans for a marina in Marsascala Bay

    According to local media sources, Maltese Prime Minister Robert Abela stated that the projected plan to build a 700-berth marina in Marsascala Bay was “not set in stone and no concrete proposals had been made.” Abela, a Marsascala local and boat owner, said he understood the massive project’s strong opposition. According to the local NewsBook online media site, he stated, “What the community is speaking about is my daily life. We cannot just say no to everything as soon as suggestions/plans are made. Stagnation would result from such a mentality. We can’t snuff off chances before they start in Malta.” In arguing for the marina in Marsascala Bay, Abela stated in the interview that the government was attempting to increase the value of the local region by increasing tourism in that part of the island. He also mentioned that Marsascala Bay was highlighted as a potential marina site in the South Malta Local Plan as early as 2006.

    He mentioned how the planned breakwater as part of the marina project would benefit the bay by protecting it from strong northeast winds and preventing floods and boat destruction, as had happened in the past.

    Abela did agree, however, that the absence of communication between Transport Malta and the local Marsascala authority before the project tendering was a mistake.

    Opposition to the proposal has grown, with a protest by local residents and others adding to the local council’s decision not to endorse the project and its demand to abandon it.

    What became evident last week was that addressing local recreational boat ownership. That was a fundamental motivation for the new marina in the first place, was one of three possibilities evaluated by the government. According to local media sources, the three alternatives are as follows:

    • New marinas at Marsascala or Xemxija
    • More boatyards
    • Stopping boat registrations

    Ian Borg, Malta’s Infrastructure Minister, revealed the three choices last week. He stated that the new marina in Marsascala Bay option was chosen to keep up with the locals’ increase in recreational boat purchases. This prompted Transport Malta to announce a tender for the projected 700-berth marina in Marsascala two weeks ago.

    Both the Marsascala and Xemxija marinas have been planned for at least 15 years. Near March of this year, Transport Malta announced that construction on a new marina for small craft in Xemxija, in St Pauls Bay, would begin. Boats moored at Xmexija were reportedly forced to leave their berths.

    The Xemxija marina development came to a standstill in July of this year when the Maltese Public Contracts Review Board found a concession agreement awarded by Transport Malta to be unlawful (PCRB). Transport Malta was judged to have behaved illegally and in violation of the law. Since the invalid declaration, there has been no more discussion.

    The Marsascala marina project tender, which was issued earlier this month without consultation with the local council, sparked a surge of resistance, including an emergency meeting of the Marsascala council, which voted against the proposal and demanded that it be removed.

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