The Ministry for Gozo has announced that Gozo Channel has concluded the process leading to a fast ferry service starting between Malta and Gozo.
Gozo Channel received seven offers from different bidders. After a period of evaluation, it has accepted the most favourable bid to provide the service, which was submitted by Islands Ferry Network Limited.
In a statement the Ministry said that this follows a call in February for a preliminary market consultation to find a partner to offer the fast ferry services.
The Ministry said that in the coming days Gozo Channel will being submitting the bid for the Tender to deliver the passenger and vehicle service between the two islands.
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