Month: April 2021

Bunkering – Tanker ADELIA

One of the bunkering tankers operating around the Maltese Islands is the 2010 built tanker ADELIA. She was built in China by Sopo Shipyard at Zhenjiang as MARILENA II for Pearl Prosperity with Marshall Islands Flag (MHL) and renamed to ADELIA in November 2013. She was first seen in Malta in 2019 of which during …

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Yacht Transportation – EEMS VOYAGER – 20.04.2021

On Tuesday 20th April, 2021 the 2012 built MPP cargo ship EEMS VOYAGER entered Grand Harbour, Malta around 1225 hrs during her maiden call full of yachts for Sevenstar Yacht Transport Operations. She was built in China by Zhejiang Zhenyu Shipbuilding at Xiangshan as EUROPEAN VOYAGER trading until May 2014 when she was renamed as …

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Casualties – Cargo ship ALICA capsize – 26.04.2021

On Monday 26th April, 2021 the 1987 built cargo ship ALICA capsized at Ho Chi Minh Port, Nha Be, in Vietnam around 0900 LT Apr 26, shortly before sailing for Indonesia. The ship rested on her bottom portside, with most of her hull and superstructure remaining above waterline. Of 54 containers on board, 18 slipped …

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Casualties – Indonesian Navy Submarine sunk with all 53 souls – April 2021.

Debris believed to be from the missing Indonesian navy submarine KRI NANGGALA 402 has been found, Indonesian Navy Chief of Staff Yudo Margono told a news conference on Saturday 24th April, 2021. Six pieces of debris believed to be from the submarine, which was lost in the Bali Sea on Wednesday, were presented to journalists.The latest update …

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Tanker News – Tanker CHEM EAGLE at Oiltanking Malta – 19.04.2021

Chemical tankers, like oil tankers, transport chemicals in bulk, but while an oil tanker often loads all her tanks with the same product, at the same terminal, a chemical tanker usually has various products in her tanks and loads them in different harbours. Last Monday 19th April, 2021 around 1700 hrs the 2008 built tanker …

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Tugboat – 2006 built CARLO MAGNO

One of the Italian powerful anchor handling tug (aht) around is the 2006 built CARLO MAGNO. She was built in Italy by Cantieri Navale Rosetti Marino Spa at Ravenna, launched on 7th September 2005 and completed on 27th February, 2006 built to a Rolls-Royce Marine UT514L design and handed over in March 2006. She’s 55.4 …

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Weather Conditions – Easterly Strong Wind on Friday 16th April 2021.

With a mild winter around the Maltese Islands, the first spring season strong winds occurred on Friday 16th April 2021 with wind blowing Easterly Force 8 wind decreasing and backing NE Force 7 overnight. All Bunkering Operations were suspended due to the current weather conditions and most of the vessels were sheltering on the lee …

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CMA CGM News – PSS – Cargo from Portugal to Central America & the Caribbean from 01.05.2021

In a continued effort to provide our customers with reliable and efficient services, CMA CGM Group wishes to inform of the following Peak Season Surcharge update: This PSS will apply as follows: Origin: From Portugal Destination: To South America West Coast Cargo: Dry & Reefer Amounts: EUR 350 per 20′ | EUR 700 per 40′ …

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Casualties – Lift Boat SEACOR POWER capsize with 1 fatal and 12 missing – 13.04.2021

In the afternoon of Tuesday 13th April, 2021 around 1330 hrs the lift boat SEACOR POWER left Port Fourchon with 19 crew bound to Main Pass, about 25 miles to the east. At 1628 hrs, the United States Coast Guard (USCG) received a distress call from a good Samaritan reporting that the lift boat capsized …

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Fishing – Italian stern trawler GISTERODA

One of the Italian steel hull stern trawlers that had been working for Maltese Tuna Ranches Operators during the Blue Fin Tuna (BFT) Season is the GISTERODA. She was built in 2001 in Italy by Cantiere Navale Di Ortona at Ortona as ERICA trading until 2009; PIETRO PADRE until 2011 and ENZA D until 2013. …

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