Our Team

The Board

Management is privy to the wisdom and guidance of an astute Board of Directors possessing a wealth of industry hands-on experience particularly with regards to the Company’s strategic initiatives.


Led by Chief Executive Officer Mario Mizzi, the daily management of the Company is entrusted to a multi-disciplined team of qualified and experienced people.  Previous to joining Tug Malta, he held various positions in the public sector, played an important part in the privatisation of Tug Malta and brought with him solid management and commercial expertise.  Mario Mizzi is also the Chairman of the European Tugowners Association (ETA).

Other key members of the team include:

Raymond Bartolo as Chief Operations Officer he is responsible for the overall operations of the Company and is one of the first who joined the present management cadre.  His experience in the sector is second to none.

Malcolm Custo' is the Chief Financial Officer who scrupulously oversees the Company’s financial performance, implements disciplined treasury and capital management and heads the administrative function of the Company.

Karl Sammut is the Technical Superintendent and a qualified engineer by profession who joined the company in 2005.  Aided by his technical colleagues within his department, he is regarded as a safe pair of hands in ensuring that the tug fleet is always in a good state of repair and certified to sail for any engagement.

Assistant Technical Superintendent Steve Garzia is a highly qualified and experienced engineer engaged to cover all the mechanical and electrical/electronic engineering services for both Tug Malta’s fleet as well  as any commercial projects rendered on behalf of TML’s clients. Therefore besides overseeing the daily operations and maintenance and repair of the Company's fleet and ensure the smooth technical and operational performance of the vessels, his remit spans to deal with trouble shooting for and providing technical solutions (in the broadest sense of the word) to clients from a varied cross section of the maritime industry both locally and foreign customers. His coverage entails all types of commercial vessels, fishing vessels and leisure crafts including yachts.

Capt. Michael Zammit and Ms Abigail Vella respectively occupy the positions of Marine Superintendent and Safety, Security and Quality Manager. Both possess long years of experience and a proven record in their current roles and in other diverse marine operations.

The People

Management relies on the resourcefulness of the people making up the crew and the technical backup support. These are the Company’s greatest asset to whom the Company is committed to provide the safest working environment and the highest training possible.