Arrival of Floating Dock NAZLAB – 10.05.2014

On 28th April 2014 Melita Marine Group, Malta took over a Floating Dock with 5,000 tons lifting capacity from Western Ship Repair Yard, Klaipeda part of the BLRT Grupp to be renamed NAZLAB.

With a length overall of 102 meters, inside width 20 meters and draft over keel blocks of 6 meters, the dock at that time name was UD-673 with port registration as B-346 was transported to Malta by OHT’s semi-submersible Vessel EAGLE of which she arrived on Saturday 10th May 2014 and anchored at Bunkering Area 2 for float off operations.

Below images are of the semi-submersible EAGLE loaded with the floating dock on Saturday 10th May 2014 –



Then on Sunday 11th May she was towed to Valletta by Tug Malta tugs LIENI; SEA SALVOR and SPINOLA as can be seen in below images assisted with Harbour Pilot and Pilot Boat FOXTROT –



Photos by Capt. Lawrence Dalli. Do not use these images without my permission. © All rights reserved. Malta Ship Photos & Action Photos –



2 thoughts on “Arrival of Floating Dock NAZLAB – 10.05.2014”

  1. Well done Lawrence for all your excellent work that you have been doing through the years.
    You should be very proud of your brilliant photography.
    Ritchie Borg.

    1. Many thanks Ritchie, really appreciated…Yes been over 28 years now covering transportation especially Maritime

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