Day: October 6, 2021

Wood Chip Carrier – 1995 built WORLD SWAN

Wood Chip Carrier is designed for carrying wood chips for paper. Unlike normal bulkers (for coal, iron ore, grain, etc.), vessels carrying a low specific gravity of chips are measured in terms of cargo hold capacity rather than deadweight capacity. This vessel is equipped with cranes, hoppers and belt conveyors for enabling efficient unloading of …

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Yacht Marinas – Laguna Marina lifting bridge for a Cayman 58 WA Yacht – 14.08.2021

Laguna Marina is an exclusive, boutique marina at the Valletta waterfront and the only marina in Malta to offer an ‘all inclusive’ option to its clients. The concept is for the motor yacht owner to find their boat ‘ready to go’. One can also find the facility of a draw bridge system operated by Valletta …

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Casualties – Collision between 2 ferries at Palermo Port – 03.10.2021

On Sunday 3rd October, 2021 morning the Tirrenia ropax RAFFAELE RUBATTINO coming from Naples, Italy collided with the berthed Siremar ferry ANTONELLO DA MESSINA at Palermo Port, Sicily. It seems there was a stern thruster failure with both ships sustained damages with ANTONELLO DA MESSINA nose damaged while RAFFALE RUBATTINO had stern ramp and starboard …

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