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TM – Gozo to Malta Subsea Tunnel Development – Malta - Project Profile

TM – Gozo to Malta Subsea Tunnel Development – Malta - Project Profile


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Integrated Transport Strategy Directorate (Transport Malta), a department of Ministry of Transport Malta (TM) is planning to construct a subsea tunnel from Gozo Island to Malta.

The project involves the construction of a 11km subsea tunnel will be located at 100m below the sea level.

It includes the construction of caissons, cofferdams, suction dredgers, subway, access roads and other related infrastructural facilities and installation of ventilation shafts and safety systems.

In July 2011, TM appointed Mott Macdonald to carry out a preliminary analysis of road link options between Malta and Gozo.

Later in 2015, studies were conducted to select a strategic option for a link with three scenarios.

In October 2015, the studies commissioned by the government have shown that a tunnel between Malta and Gozo would be more feasible than a bridge.

On September 20, 2016, TM invited tender for the ground investigative coring in connection with the construction of a Sub-Sea Tunnel between Malta and Gozo with deadline submission as October 27, 2016.

In October 2016, The University of Malta (UOM) was appointed as Geotechnical survey consultant. The geological and geophysical investigations will include desktop and field studies, passive seismic measurements, bathymetric mapping and a seismic study.

UOM has started the seismic investigation in November 2016, and presented its first report in March 2017.

On June 1, 2017, Geotec SPA appointed as to undertake ground investigative coring work for the project.

Subsequent to necessary permits, project is expected to commence in 2019 and scheduled for completion in 2024.


The project involves the construction of 11km subsea tunnel from Gozo Island to Malta.

The US$770 million project includes the following:

1. Construction of caissons

2. Construction of cofferdams

3. Construction of suction dredgers

4. Construction of subway

5. Construction of access roads

6. Construction of infrastructural facilities

7. Installation of ventilation shafts

8. Installation of safety systemsReasons To Buy

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