Dockyard

Palumbo Malta Shipyard – 330 m container ship CAPE SOUNIO from 28.07 to 10.08.2022

On Thursday 28th July, 2022 the 2017 built MLT flag 330 metre container ship CAPE SOUNIO entered Grand Harbour, Malta at 0753 hrs coming from OPL Malta but originally from Gioia Tauro, Italy bound for drydocking inside Dock 6 at Palumbo Malta Shipyard. She was built in Philippines by Hanjin Subic Shipyard at Olongapo as …

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Palumbo Malta Shipyard – THOMAS ZAFIRAS from 14.08.2021 to 24.08.2021

The 5 year old 249.90 metre long Aframax type crude oil tanker THOMAS ZAFIRAS called at Palumbo Malta Shipyard. She entered Grand Harbour on Saturday 14th August, 2021 passing breakwaters at 1603 hrs on completion of her sistership ELIAS TSAKOS. She was assisted by 4 tugs bound for drydocking at Dock 6 the same like …

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Containers – Hapag Lloyd scraps further LNG retrofitting of vessels – 01.10.2021

Retrofitting vessels to sail on LNG turned out to be more costly than expected for Hapag-Lloyd, which has shelved its plans for more retrofits. The outlook for LNG in the shipping industry has changed, says CEO Rolf Habben Jansen. Container Ship NINGBO EXPRESS berthed at Terminal 2, Malta Freeport back to 21st August, 2021. Back …

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Palumbo Malta Shipyard – ELIAS TSAKOS from 02.08.2021 to 14.08.2021

The 5 year old 249.90 metre long Aframax type crude oil tanker ELIAS TSAKOS called at Palumbo Malta Shipyard. She entered Grand Harbour on Monday 2nd August, 2021 passing breakwaters at 1558 hrs. She was assisted by 4 tugs bound for drydocking at Dock 6. She was built in Romania by Daewoo Mangalia Heavy Industries …

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Maltese Islands – Senglea Clock Tower

One of the clock Towers around the Maltese Islands looking on the three cities is the Senglea Clock Tower. It was built by the British Naval authorities in 1908 and has four faces. It’s machinery, manufactured in 1905, came from John Smith & sons, Midland Clock Works, Derby. The foundation stone of Fort St. Michael was laid on 8th May …

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