SHIP OF THE WEEK – GIANT 1 The 1974 built 74 metre yacht GIANT 1 was seen at Valletta, Malta back to 28th June 2006. She was converted to a yacht from the Soviet Navy Class I Icebreaker GIGANT. She was sold to a private owner and converted her in a yacht – GIANT from …

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Damen Stan Tug 3011 Tugboat  – ATLANTIS at Malta – 27/28.07.2017 Seacontractors 2015 built anchor handling tugs of 70 tons bollard pull named ATLANTIS was seen at Valletta berthed at Pinto 3 Wharf for the first time after she arrived from Constanta, Romania after towed 2 inland cargo vessels including URSA MONTANA from the Netherlands. …

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Latest Turkish Navy Vessel TCG BAYRAKTAR L 402 visit to Malta. Between Sunday 23rd and Tuesday 26th July 2017 the newest Turkish navy Ship TCG BAYRAKTAR L 402 under the command of Captain Halil Kepecioglu paid a courtesy visit to Malta berthing at Pinto 3 Wharf. TCG BAYRAKTAR L 402, the first of two Turkish tank landing …

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SALE ITEMS No 1 Book Title – Submarines Author – Martin J. Dougherity Pages – 80 – Hard Bound Book Title – Battleships and Carriers Author – Steve Crawford Pages – 320 – Hard Bound Book Title – Jan’s Pocket Book 1 – Major Warships (Published 1973) Author Capt. John E Moore RN Pages – …

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Historic sailing ship due to dock in Malta Vessel part of research project to promote sail-driven cargo https://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20170727/local/historic-sailing-ship-due-to-dock-in-malta.654158

French Navy Frigate  FS LANGUEDOC D 653 visits Haifa, Israel The FREMM (“European multi-purpose frigate”; French: Frégate européenne multi-mission; Italian: Fregata europea multi-missione) is a class of multi-purpose frigates designed byDCNS/Armaris and Fincantieri for the French and Italian Navy. The lead ship of the class, AQUITAINE  was commissioned in November 2012 by the French Navy. In France the class is known as …

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Trump: Transgender People Barred from US Military President Donald Trump says the U.S. military will no longer let transgender people serve in any capacity, reversing a policy former President Barack Obama’s administration announced a year ago. In a string of Twitter comments, Trump said Wednesday that after consulting with generals and military experts, he was …

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