On Sunday 10th November, 2019 at 1344 hrs the 2016 built ATG flag multi purpose ship (MPP) BBC RUSSIA entered Valletta berthing at Magazine Wharf in order to load yachts.
Shortly after entering she loaded 2 small yachts – A Cookson 50 sailing yacht and a Serenity 64 Catamaran which was moored at Roland Marina at Marsamxett Harbour.
On Monday 11th November preparations were done for the loading of a 36m luxury expedition yacht RH3 which was moored at the Grand Harbour Marina.
She shifted from Grand Harbour Marina towards BBC RUSSIA around noon –
Lots of preparations were done including health and safety procedures –
Around 1940 hrs lifting operation started –
RH3 was represented in Malta by MBL Yachting, a division of Mifsud Brothers Ltd – www.mbl.com.mt
On Tuesday 12th November 6 other boats were planned to be loaded with the first one as the Volvo 70 racing sailing yacht WIZARD –
Another sailing yacht loaded was the J-121 JACKHAMMER –
And after loading 9 boats from the Maltese Islands with operations completed with lashing, securing and welding, another successful operation was done.
Yacht Operations are represented in Malta by O&S Shipping – www.oands.com.mt
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Published – Tuesday 22nd December, 2020