Heavy Lift – TOPAZ KAMA at Malta – March 2022

The 2017 built 123 metres long RUS flag deck cargo ship TOPAZ KAMA was seen at OPL Malta on Tuesday 15th March, 2022 loaded with more than 25 wind turbine blades.

Her keel was laid on 16th November, 2016 and completion of building at Vard Vung Tau, Vietnam as yard no 863 was back to 7th December 2017. Design was known as VARD 9 21 and was built for Topaz Energy & Marine Ltd. Homeport was Astrakhan, Russia (RUS).

On Friday 18th March at 0008 hrs while rough weather was picking up she heaved up anchors from OPL Malta and went to shelter on the West Coast of Malta, drifting off Bunkering Area 6.

In the afternoon of Monday 21st March, 2022 she left the sheltering area , sailed passed the North of Gozo and again she anchored OPL Malta at 2016 hrs.

She left OPL Malta on Wednesday 23rd March at 1248 hrs bound to France homeported at Majuro with Marshall Islands (MHL) Flag.

On Tuesday 22nd February, 2022 she had Port State Control ( PSC ) inspection at Izmir, Turkey (Still in RUS flag with call sign UFKZ) where 2 deficiencies (Safety of Navigation Categories)were found –

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Published – Wednesday 30th March, 2022