Day: July 1, 2019

Naval News – BALTOPS 2019 – Spanish Contribution

BALTOPS (Baltic Operations) is an annual joint, multinational maritime focused exercise scheduled for June 09-21, 2019. It is designed to improve training for participants, enhance flexibility and demonstrate resolve among allied and partner forces in defending the Baltic Sea region. The exercise will involve maritime, ground, and air forces to strengthen combined response capabilities necessary …

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LNG News – Awilco LNG hit by contract termination for damaged LNG carrier – 25.06.2019.

Awilco LNG has announced that the charterer of her 2013 built LNG carrier WILFORCE  has decided to cancel the remaining period of the time charter contract due to the prolonged off-hire period required to repair the vessel. WILFORCE was involved in a collision accident with another vessel off Singapore in the first week of June. At the …

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Whaling – Ships Set Sail for Japan’s First Commercial Whale Hunt in 30 Years – 01.07.2019

Five small ships sailed out of harbor on Monday in Japan’s first commercial whale hunt in more than three decades, a move that has aroused global condemnation and fears for the fate of whales. Japan has long said few whale species are endangered, and news in December that it was leaving the International Whaling Commission …

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Cruise Liners – COSTA VENEZIA – Christened March 2019

Malta Ship Photos & Action Photos was invited for the inaugural voyage of COSTA VENEZIA back to March 2019. She’s the first liner for Costa Cruises constructed and designed specifically for China’s market. COSTA VENEZIA together with her sistership COSTA FIRENZE (2020) were both produced by the Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri . Each vessel has 135,500 tons GRT, 2116 …

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Cruise Liners – Mano Cruises CROWN IRIS maiden call at Malta -19.06.2019

Mano Cruises, new ship for the 2019 season, the CROWN IRIS which was acquired from Louis Group in 2018 entered Valletta, Malta during her maiden call on Wednesday 19th June, 2019 berthing at Pinto 4 and 5 wharves. Mano Maritime (Hebrew :מנו ספנות, Mano Sapanut) is a shipping company founded by the Israeli entrepreneur MOSHE MANO, and is …

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