Day: April 9, 2021

Vehicle Carriers – NEPTUNE THALASSA and LAKE WANAKA – 26.03.2021

Within 2 hours time on Friday 26th March, 2021 afternoon 2 Neptune Lines vehicle carriers called at Grand Harbour, Malta. First to call was the South Korean built 170 metres long NEPTUNE THALASSA berthing at Laboratory Wharf inner. Meanwhile the 2008 Chinese Built 183 metre long vessel LAKE WANAKA chartered to Neptune lines calling from …

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Passers By – ALP DEFENDER towing ssdr LEIV EIRIKSSON – 09.04.2021

On Friday 9th April, 2021 the 2017 built anchor handling tug (AHT) ALP DEFENDER towing the 2001 built semi-submersible drilling rig (ssdr) LEIV EIRIKSSON from Agotnes, Norway bound to Aliaga, Turkey for breakers. LEIV EIRIKSSON was a Trosvik Bingo 9000 ultra-deepwater semi-submersible oil rig (ssdr) built at Dalian No 1 Production Yard (DSIC) , China. …

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Casualties – EEMSLIFT HENDRIKA Salvage Update ( 1120 UTC ) – 09.04.2021

As reported yesterday Thursday 9th April, 2021 EEMSLIFT HENDRIKA was secured berthed at Alesund Port, Norway which operation ended around 1700 hrs with NORMAND DROTT towing her with 2.8 knots as speed with BB OCEAN assisting. The salvage team of 4 personnel from Smit Salvage remained onboard during the towage with the Norwegian Coast Guard …

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Palumbo Malta Shipyard – Cruise Liner MSC MUSICA 09.03.2021 – 09.04.2021.

The second MSC cruise liner to call at Palumbo Malta Shipyard in 2021 was the 294 metre long MSC MUSICA. She entered Grand Harbour, Malta on Tuesday 9th March after the Jack up Oil Rig ATWOOD BEACON was towed out. Her last port of call was Trieste, Italy leaving Friday 5th March, 2021. She was …

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