Jean De La Valette was built by Austal Ships, in 2010, in Western Australia, to the specifications of Virtu Ferries, based on many years of experience on the Malta-Sicily route and the welcome in-put of thousands of passengers.
The vessel carries 800 passengers in 6 air conditioned lounges, with reclining leather seats for perfect passenger comfort. Those who wish may also make use of ample seating space on deck. Leisure areas include, a shop offering interesting and useful items at very favourable prices and catering. The vessel also carries 165 vehicles on the car deck which is secured during voyages for reasons of passenger safety. The Jean De La Valette complies with stringent IMO (International Maritime Organization) safety regulations as well as those of the European Union.