Month: August 2018

Yachting – 125 metre Superyacht MARYAH at Malta

Lately at Palumbo Malta Superyachts the 125 metre Superyacht MARYAH was seen berthed at Somerset Wharf, the same time TOPAZ was floated at Dock 2. MARYAH started as a Russian  research vessel, built in Poland in the 1990’s. She was acquired by Sheikh Tahnoon ben Zayed Al Nahyan who is a son of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al …

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Naval Movements at Valletta, Malta – Week 34 of 2018

Friday 24th August, 2018. At 0805 hrs the Spanish Navy Santa Maria Class Frigate ESPS NUMANCIA F 83 entered Valletta berthing at Boiler Wharf. She’s deployed to EUNAVFOR MED taking part of Operation Sophia , her second time when her first time was back in 2016.        Photos by Capt. Lawrence Dalli. Do not use …

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MMH MALTA – Week 34 of 2018

Mediterranean Maritime Hub (MMH) is located within the inner of Valletta (Grand Harbour), and ideally positioned to serve the marine oil and gas servicing industries by providing drilling, sub-sea and marine operations, engineering, maintenance and storage and other services. The following are movements within Week 34 Monday 20th August, 2018. At 1418 hrs the 2003 built Platform Supply …

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Yachting – 147 metre Megayacht TOPAZ at Malta

Lately at Palumbo Malta Superyachts the 147 metre Megayacht TOPAZ was seen floated at Dock 2. Taking to the water for the first time back in 2012 the stunning Euros 400 million megayacht is one of the largest and most expensive ever to be built. She was constructed by Lurssen in Bremen, Germany and currently …

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Naval News – Royal New Zealand Navy Purchases Second Hand OSV

The New Zealand Government has approved the purchase of a dive and hydrographic support vessel for the Royal New Zealand Navy. The 85-meter (280-foot) Norwegian built multi-role offshore support vessel, the EDDA FONN, will be outfitted with the dive and hydrographic systems required by the Defence Force, before being delivered to Devonport Naval Base in …

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Ro/Ro Ships at Valletta, Malta – Week 34 of 2018.

The following are movements within Week 34 – Monday 20th August, 2018. From 0003 to 0422 hrs the 1995 built ITA flag ropax EUROFERRY OLYMPIA was at Valletta berthed at Laboratory Wharf.  Both her last port of call and next port of call were Catania, Sicily. Vessel was represented in Malta by Sullivan Maritime Ltd (http://www.sullivanmaritime.com) From 0426 …

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Valletta Cruise Port – Week 34 of 2018

Interesting Week seeing different types of ships with cruise liners Aerial Image of QALET MARKU SHOAL at Bahar Ic-Caghaq, Malta back to 25th April, 2016. Monday 20th August, 2018. From 0615 to 1710 hrs the 1998 built BHS flag cruise liner VISION OF THE SEAS was at Valletta berthed at Pinto 1 and 2 wharves.   Vessel …

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Cargo Ships at Valletta, Malta – Week 34 of 2018

Monday 20th August, 2018. At 1639 hrs the 1982 built KNA flag cargo ship RENATA entered Valletta coming from Patra, Greece berthing at Dwq 3. Tuesday 21st August, 2018. At 0141 hrs the 1992 built PAN flag cargo ship NS HELSE entered Valletta coming from Pozzallo, Sicily berthing at Fuel Wharf. At 1340 hrs the 1982 built KNA flag …

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Cargo Ships at Valletta, Malta – Week 30 of 2018

Sunday 22nd July, 2018. At 0642 hrs  the 1979 built BLZ flag cement carrier GOLDEN BAY entered Valletta berthing at Laboratory Wharf. Monday 23rd July, 2018. From 0637 to 2114 hrs  the 2005 built TUR flag general cargo ship ASLI ELIF  was discharging her cargo for KGT at Magazine Wharf inside Valletta.       At 0742 hrs the 1982 …

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Fishing – Tunisian Trawler KARIM TG 594

Lately, a Tunisian Flag fishing stern trawler KARIM was involved in towing a cage during the Blue Fin Tuna (BFT) Season to one of the Tuna Ranches Operators in Malta. She was bearing fishing registration as TG 594 and she was built in 1981 in Trapani, Italy by Cantiere Navali Stabile as LABOR SECONDO flying …

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