Month: October 2018

Naval News from Canada – LCS 11 USS SIOUX CITY – 28.10.2018

On Sunday 28th October 2018 the 1973 built CAN flag and owned tugboat OCEAN A GAUTHIER was seen assisting the Freedom Class Littoral Combat Ship of the United States Navy – USS SIOUX CITY LCS 11 at Welland Canal. She was coming down from Detroit River ( The Detroit River flows for 24 nautical miles from …

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Breaking Up – 1974 built bunkering tanker SACRO CUOR I – 2018

The Polish built tanker SACRO CUOR I was seen in pieces at the breakers at Aliaga, Turkey early October 2018. She was built in 1974 by Odratans Shipyard at Wroclaw, at Poland as SMEREK when she was sold and renamed BORGTANK until March 1995, sold again during March 1996 and renamed SIDDISEN of which until …

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Naval Movements at Valletta, Malta – Week 42 of 2018

Friday 19th October, 2018. At 1316 hrs the UK Border Force Cutter HMC PROTECTOR left Valletta from Bezzina Ship Repair Yard bound to Greece during her FRONTEX Deployment.   Photos by Capt. Lawrence Dalli. Do not use these images without my permission. © All rights reserved. Malta Ship Photos & Action Photos – www.maltashipphotos.com

Ship of the Week – SKANDI INSPECTOR

DOF Subsea, a subsidiary of the Norwegian company DOF, sold their 36 year old subsea support vessel SKANDI INSPECTOR back to the end of 2015. The vessel built by Hatlo Verksted-Ulsteinvik, Norway, in 1979 as TENDER CAPTAIN and in January 1986 she was sold to Farstad Offshore and renamed FAR CAPTAIN.  DOF purchased the vessel in …

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MMH MALTA – Week 42 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 42 Tuesday 16th October, 2018. At 2028 hrs VOS PATIENCE left Valletta from …

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Cargo Ships at Valletta, Malta – Week 42 of 2018

Monday 15th October, 2018. At 1144 hrs the 1996 built PAN flag and Japanese owned refrigerated cargo ship KURIKOMA entered Valletta for Pinto 3 Wharf.       Tuesday 16th October, 2018. At 0526 hrs KURIKOMA left Valletta from Pinto 3 Wharf. At 1637 hrs the 2015 built JPN flag and owned refrigerated cargo ship GOUTA MARU entered Valletta for DWQ 1. …

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Ro/Ro Ships at Valletta, Malta – Week 42 of 2018

Monday 15th October, 2018. From 0041 to 0429 hrs the 1995 built ITA flag ropax EUROFERRY OLYMPIA was at Valletta berthed at Laboratory Wharf.      From 0540 to 1916 hrs the 2011 built ITA flag ropax EUROCARGO VENEZIA was at Valletta berthed at Laboratory Wharf.       Both vessels were represented in Malta by Sullivan Maritime Ltd – www.sullivanmaritime.com      From 0436 to 1133 hrs the 1999 built PRT flag …

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Valletta Cruise Port – Week 42 of 2018

Valletta Cruise Port plc (formerly VISET Malta plc) is a limited liability company which took over the cruise and ferry terminal operations following an international tender issued by the Government of Malta in 1996. Valletta Cruise Port was awarded the project and the formal agreement was signed on the 23rd of November 2001.   PORTE DES …

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Ro/Ro Ships at Valletta, Malta – Week 39 of 2018

Monday 24th September, 2018. From 0001 to 0431 hrs the 1995 built ITA flag ropax EUROFERRY OLYMPIA was at Valletta berthed at Laboratory Wharf.       From 0445 to 1834 hrs the 2010 built ITA flag ropax EUROCARGO MALTA was at Valletta berthed at Laboratory Wharf.       Both vessels were represented in Malta by Sullivan Maritime Ltd – www.sullivanmaritime.com     From 0519 to 1120 hrs the 1992 …

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Yachting – Baglietto built Yacht BLANCA at Malta

Lately during the early days of the month of October 2018 the 52.45 metres Motor Yacht BLANCA was seen around the Maltese Islands. She was built by Baglietto in Italy at their La Spezia shipyard and delivered to her owner in 2008. She was previously named GITANA of which by that name we saw her …

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