One of the few locally owned anchor handling vessel ASSO ZEJT 1 home ported at Valletta, Malta with RINA Class is always in order.
She was built in Norway by Salthammer Baatbyggeri at Vestnes in 1975 as GRUNNO ANNE until 1977 when she was sold to Viking Ships and renamed ANNE VIKING.
During January 1992 she was sold to Augusta Offshore, Italy and renamed AUGUSTEA DODICI trading until 1998 where all vessels were renamed (first name) ASSO DODICI of which she traded until April 2011, bought locally and renamed ASSO ZEJT 1.
Image below as AUGUSTEA DODICI back in 1997 entering Marsamxett Harbour bound to Medserv base which was based at Manoel Island at that time –
As ASSO DODICI leaving Valletta back to 27th October 2000 –
As ASSO ZEJT 1 entering Valletta back to 13th April, 2011 –
And sporting her latest livery at Valletta during compass adjustment before leaving bound to offshore Tunisia on 20th October 2018 –
Photos by Capt. Lawrence Dalli. Do not use these images without my permission. © All rights reserved. Malta Ship Photos & Action Photos – www.maltashipphotos.com