Day: April 21, 2020

Containers – China Shipping Boxships exchanging berth at Malta Freeport – 13.06.2008

China Shipping Container Lines was the world’s eighth largest container shipping company, with a fleet that comprises of 148 vessels with a total operating capacity of more than 610,000 TEUs. Established in Shanghai in 1997, the shipping line is present in more than 100 countries around the world. With a new company formed by the integration of China Shipping and …

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ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION – 180 rescued migrants quarantined on board ropax off Palermo – 19.04.2020

Italy has refused to take in saved migrants due to the coronavirus pandemic disease, saying that the outbreak has killed over 23,000 people, meant it could no longer be considered a port of safety. 34 migrants rescued by Spanish NGO rescue vessel AITA MARI were transferred on Sunday to the 180 metre ropax RAFFAELE RUBATTINO …

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Coronavirus – Ropax EL VENIZELOS hit by COVID-19 – 10.04.2020

Earlier this month more than 120 positive cases of COVID-19 amongst the 383 crew of the Anek Line’s ropax EL. VENIZELOS was officially confirmed. EL VENIZELOS underway to Malta around 25 nautical miles back to 11th October, 2017 She was going to serve as a floating hotel for Navantia shipyard workers in Cadiz, who had …

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