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Towage News – MSC acquires Rimorchiatori Mediterranei – 22.10.2022

MSC (Mediterranean Shipping Company) acquired the subholding of the Rimorchiatori Riuniti group active in the port towing business Rimorchiatori Mediterranei (65% owned by Rimorchiatori Riuniti which is owned by the Genoese families Gavarone and Delle Piane and 35% Deutsche Asset Management, of the Deutsche group Bank). The Genoese company Rimorchiatori Mediterranei, with a turnover of around …

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Delivery Voyage – World’s Largest Civilian Hospital Ship GLOBAL MERCY at Malta – 02.09.2021.

On Thursday 2nd September, 2021 the world’s largest civilian hospital ship – GLOBAL MERCY entered Grand Harbour, Malta at 0709 hrs assisted by 1 tug berthing port side alongside Boiler Wharf. She arrived on Tuesday 31st August after 2200 hrs and was spotted drifting outside territorial waters around 43 nautical miles After several years of …

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Vehicles Carrier – NIVIN

On Friday 26th February, 2021 the 1983 built vehicle carrier NIVIN called at Grand Harbour, Malta for the first time in 2021 since she’s been calling since 2018. She entered harbour assisted by tug SEA SALVOR at 0646 hrs coming from Khoms, Libya. She was built in Spain by Construcciones Navales Freire at Vigo as …

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Demolition Naval Vessels – BNS ZINNIA A 961 – 30.06.2007

A 961 BNS ZINNIA was a command and logistic support ship for mine countermeasures vessels, development of BNS GODETIA A 960. She was built in 1967 by Cockerill Yards, Hoboken, Antwerp, Belgium as yard no 837. Her modifications throughout the years were setting of the bridge further aft, allowing a second supply hold and crane …

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Maritime Accident – APL MEXICO CITY strucking a gantry crane – 09.12.2019

On Monday 9th December, 2019 afternoon, the container ship APL MEXICO CITY struck a gantry crane at the port of Antwerp, causing the crane to collapse.  The APL MEXICO CITY broke loose from her moorings at the Deurganck dock in the port of Antwerp, Belgium on Monday around 1400 hours.  As she had been moored, …

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Salvage – DINAMIK salvaged by tug GLADIATOR – 06.08.2019

The Turkish vessel DINAMIK suffered a main engine breakdown in position of 050 22 05 N, 005 57 04 W, on Aug 6, 2019, en route from Cardiff to Antwerp in ballast condition around 0920 hrs. The ship anchored in 15 nautical miles northwest of Pendeen, Cornwall around 1715 hrs. The Sea Wolf Marine Group …

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