Stqarrija bil-Malti Agħfas Hawn / Press Release in Maltese Click Here

Heritage Malta proudly announces the official launch of a new and captivating website – Designed to unravel the mysteries of Malta’s historic ship graffiti, this innovative platform offers a comprehensive experience into the island’s seafaring past. is the result of extensive research, meticulous documentation, and a deep passion for preserving a little-known facet of Malta’s maritime history. The platform serves both as a digital archive and an educational resource, providing enthusiasts, historians, and the general public with an unprecedented opportunity to explore and understand the intriguing world of ship graffiti.

Key features of include:

Database: houses a vast collection of images, in-depth descriptions, and historical context for various ship graffiti discovered in Malta and Gozo. Users can search, browse, and examine these remarkable artefacts, gaining insight into the lives of those who left their mark by etching images of these vessels.

Walking tours:

Step back in time by following tours that will take visitors through streetscapes to explore buildings adorned with intricate ship graffiti. Users can examine every detail of the markings to gain a deeper appreciation of the artistry and stories behind them.

Engaging historical content: offers a wealth of engaging text, insights, and captivating stories that shed light on the significance of ship graffiti in Malta’s maritime history. The website provides a comprehensive understanding of this unique aspect of seafaring culture.

Community collaboration: aims to foster active synergy among researchers, enthusiasts, and experts passionate about Malta’s maritime heritage. Users can contribute their knowledge, share discoveries, and participate in discussions to further enrich the collective understanding of ship graffiti.

By launching, Heritage Malta aims to preserve and promote Malta’s rich maritime history while providing a valuable resource for researchers, historians, and anyone interested in the captivating world of ship graffiti. The website serves as a bridge between the past and the present, ensuring that this unique form of cultural expression and historical documentation is cherished for generations to come.

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