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Bunkering – Vehicle Carrier AL SALMY 5 at Malta – Nov 2021

On Thursday 18th November the 1984 built Vehicle carrier vessel AL SALMY 5 was spotted at Bunkering Area 1 uplifting bunkers with bunkering tanker BAWA-1. She’s the former NEPTUNE OLYMPIC which used to come at Grand Harbour, Malta owned by Neptune Lines, Greece. She was bought by Salam El Makrani Cargo Co (SAMC) based in …

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Local Shipping – Bunkering Tanker VANNA (1980 built)

One of the Go Fuels tanker that was used for bunkering purposes was the 1980 built VANNA. She was built in Germany by Busumer Schiffsweerft at Busum as the chemical/oil products tanker HELGA ESSBERGER built for John T. Essberger,  the pioneer of purpose-built parcel tankers and today is one of Europe’s leading operators of such tankers, …

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2 Eastern Mediterranean Maritime Vessels in a Day – Aerial Photography – 02.02.2018

On Friday 2nd February, 2018 two vessels homeported in Malta of the same company Eastern Mediterranean Maritime based in Greece¬†were photographed from the air by MALTA SHIP PHOTOS. First vessel was the 2015 built crude oil tanker ABLIANI waiting for Falzon bunkering tanker SANTA ELENA for uplifting bunkers at the designated Bunkering area 1. She …

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Passer By – Cutter Suction Dredger D’ARTAGNAN – 20.09.2020

On Sunday 20th September, 2020 around 0856 hrs the 2005 built cutter suction dredger D’ARTAGNAN passed by 31.3 nautical miles NNW off Malta underway to Astakos, Greece. She was built in the Netherlands by IHC Dredgers and is a self propelled 123.8 metre long cutter suction dredger with 25.2 metre beam and draught of 8.2 …

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