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Tugboat – British built GINISIS III

A 62 year old lady that was still afloat since August, 2020 named PANAGIA SOUMELA at Foron Bay (Lipasmata), Drapetsona, Piraeus in Greece was seen berthed at Flagstone Wharf, Grand Harbour, Malta back to 1998 as GINISIS III. She was launched as STRANTON at P.K. Harris & Sons Ltd, Appledore in England as yard number 114 …

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Casualties – FRAU NANCY Disabled – April 2007

On Tuesday 24th April 2007 the local tug LIENI was seen towing the disabled 1972 built ship FRAU NANCY towards Grand Harbour, Malta. FRAU NANCY was bound to Algeria when engine problems occurred and she was disabled. Local tugboat LIENI was dispatched from Grand Harbour around 2200 hrs towards her position – 20 miles north …

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Broken Up – Cruise Liner MARCO POLO – 09.01.2021

The classic cruise liner MARCO POLO arrived at Alang, India on Saturday 9th January, 2021. Following the demise of Cruise & Maritime Voyages, due to the COVID 19 Pandemic Disease she was sold at auction by CW Kellock & Co. Ltd. for US$ 2,770,000 on 22 October 2020. She was built as an ocean liner in 1965 …

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Tugboat – GPS AVENGER at Malta – 01.03.2020

The 2709 Shoalbuster GPS AVENGER entered Valletta, Malta for few hours on Sunday 1st March for the first time she was built in the Netherlands by Damen at Hardinxveld in 2013. She has two Caterpillar engines delivering 3.000 BHP which results in 38.8 tons bollard pull. In combination with minimal draft, the 200 BHP bow …

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