Towage – CHRISTOS XXII towing Hull 145 – 18.11.2019

On Monday 18th November, 2019 at 1526 hrs the tugboat CHRISTOS XXII towing the Turkish built Norwegian ferry STANGVIKFJORD as HULL 145 left Marsaxlokk Harbour from Malta Freeport Terminal 1 West Quay bound to Norway assisted by Tug Malta tugboats PAWLINA and VITTORIOSA.

Towage entered on Saturday 9th November at 1021 hrs coming from Turkey and entering for sheltering from rough weather including winds force 10-11 in Central Mediterranean.

CHRISTOS XXII was built in the Netherlands for the below owners –

Vessel NameRegistered OwnerYear
CHRISTOS XXII (GRC Flag)Christos XXII Spanopoulos Tugs2012
BANCKERT (BEL Flag) Boskalis Offshore Tpt2004
BANCKERT (BEL Flag) URS Belgie NV2003
BANCKERT (NLD Flag) URS Belgie NV2002
BANCKERT (BHS Flag) BV Bergings & Transportsbedrijf van den Akker1992
SMIT COLOMBO (BHS Flag) Smit Tak Towage & Salvage (S) Pte Ltd1985
SMIT COLOMBO (BHS Flag)Smit International South East Asia Pte Ltd1983
SMIT ENTERPRISE (ANT Flag)Smit International (Antilles) NV1972

STANGVIKFJORD as HULL 145 was launched in Turkey on Tuesday 22nd October, 2019 as seen below in the video –

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

Published – Tuesday 19th November 2019

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