Heavy Lift – BBC OPAL loaded at Malta – 30/01 to 13/02.2022

The second BBC-14K-800A class of BBC Chartering Fleet to call at Marsaxlokk Harbour, Malta within 12 months was the 2011 built ship BBC OPAL. She entered on Sunday 30th January at 2212 hrs berthing at the Medserv Base coming from China via Suez Canal. She was loaded with windmill blades.

She was built by the Sainty Jiangdu Shipbuilding at Jiangdu in China launched as SHUN JI CHUAN 11 but was renamed shortly afterwards as SENDA J for the German shipowners Reederei Jungerhans trading until 2015, renamed MIRABELLA until 2016 where she was renamed as INDUSTRIAL FAITH trading until 2019 where she was renamed to her current name.

She has 2 cranes each up to 400 mt, combinable up to 800 mt.

Like her arrival she left Harbour at night, this time on Sunday 13th February at 2332 hrs bound to Taranto, Italy where she arrived on Monday 14th February at 2224 hrs.

BBC Chartering are represented in Malta by Sullivan Shipping – www.sullivanshipping.com.mt

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Published – Wednesday 16th February, 2022