Maiden Call – Seismic Vessel SANCO ATLANTIC – 20.04.2022

On Wednesday 20th April, the 1987 built BHS flag research vessel SANCO ATLANTIC called within territorial waters (wtw) during her maiden call for conveyance service 3 nautical miles off Grand Harbour (ogh), Malta.

She stopped in her rendezvous position at 1554 hrs for a conveyance service with the 1999 built offshore supply boat MARIA-C that left Grand Harbour at 1527 hrs.

At 1634 hrs SANCO ATLANTIC completed the service and completed her voyage to Alexandria Egypt after she left Alesund, Norway last 7th April. She’s not new to the Maltese waters since she’s the former PGS vessel ATLANTIC EXPLORER of which was seen in Malta as ATLANTIC EXPLORER in 2016, 2013, 2012, 2005, 2006 and 2004.

Above images are from March, 2013

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Published – Thursday 21st April, 2022