Croatia

Reefers – 1983 built DALMACIJA FRIGO at Malta – 2003

One of the Yugoslavian built vessels was the 1983 built refrigerated cargo ship DALMACIJA FRIGO. She was built by Split Shipyard ( now Brodosplit) at Split, Yugoslavia for Mediteranska Plovidba DD, Croatia, chartered to various companies including with the Arctic Reefers Pool, set up by Cool Carriers in January 1999. On Thursday 8th May 2003 …

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Casualties – CHEM P salvage update – 13.04.2022

While the tanker CHEM P is anchored Within Territorial Waters of Malta awaiting various permissions to complete her voyage here are the latest movements – Monday 28th March, 2022 1630 hrs – CHEM P received a court warrant – 425/2022 from Enemalta plc with the claimed amount of € 30,000,000. Friday 1st April, 2022 1226 …

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Casualties – Container Ship CMA DJAKARTA on fire – July 1999.

On the night of Monday 12th July, 1999 the 1998 built 2,102 TEU containership CMA DJAKARTA caught fire off Crete following an explosion. The vessel, owned by Gebr Winter of Hamburg, was on long-term charter to Compagnie Maritime d’Affretement (CMA), Marseilles from 9th April, 1999. She was deployed on CMA’s North Europe/Japan/China service, NCJ-TPX U.S. …

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Naval Visits – HRM VUKOVAR RTOP-41 from 19 to 21.09.2021

The Croatian Navy is a branch of the Croatian Armed Forces. It was formed in 1991 from what Croatian forces managed to capture from the Yugoslav Navy during the breakup of Yugoslavia and Croatian War of Independence. In addition to mobile coastal missile launchers, today it operates 30 vessels, divided into the Navy Flotilla for traditional naval duties with Croatian Coast Guard. One of …

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Valletta Cruise Port – Cruise liner BOLETTE first 2022 Scheduled Call – 19.02.2022

On Saturday 19th February, 2022 at 0805 hrs the 22 year old lady BOLETTE called again at Grand Harbour, Malta marking her first call for this year 3 months after her maiden call (13.11.2021) Like last November her last port of call was Cartagena, Spain and she proceeded to berth at Pinto 1 and 2 …

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Tanker News – P-Max tanker STENA PERROS sold – January 2022

Concordia Maritime announced it has entered into a contract for the sale of the P-MAX panamax tanker STENA PERROS. The buyer is an oil company with operations in Africa and delivery is scheduled for the end of January. Concordia says the sale will have a positive liquidity effect of about $1.4m, although the sale price …

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Virtu Ferries – 42.2 metres High Speed Craft GOZO EXPRESS to join the fleet for Malta-Gozo route in Q1 of 2022.

On Thursday 13th January, 2022 Virtu Ferries announced it has purchased a new High Speed Craft at a cost of €7 million, for use on the Malta-Gozo route. The High Speed Craft (HSC) GOZO EXPRESS was designed by the Incat Crowther company of Australia. She is 42.2 m long and can carry 322 passengers in …

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Cargo News – Cargo Ships at Valletta – November 2021.

A cargo ship or freighter is a merchant ship that carries cargo, goods, and materials from one port to another. Thousands of cargo carriers ply the world’s seas and oceans each year, handling the bulk of international trade. Cargo ships are usually specially designed for the task, often being equipped with cranes and other mechanisms to load and unload, and come in all sizes. Below we …

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Palumbo Superyachts – Superyacht TANGO from 04.11 to 26.11.2021

The Feadship built 77.7 metre superyacht TANGO was seen again in Malta and the second time at Palumbo Superyachts (PSY) Facilities situated at French Creek, Grand Harbour, Malta. She arrived on Thursday 4th November from Dubrovnik, Croatia and passed breakwaters at 0756 hrs bound to Dock 5 for drydocking. She was built in 2011 by Royal Van …

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Palumbo Superyachts – Superyacht TRANQUILITY from 04.10 – 12.11.2021

The Oceanco built 91.50 metre superyacht TRANQUILITY was seen for the second time in Malta since she was built in 2014. This time she called to Palumbo Superyachts (PSY) Facilities situated at French Creek, Grand Harbour, Malta. She arrived on Monday 4th October from Antibes, France and passed breakwaters at 0816 hrs berthing at Hamilton …

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