Fleet

Naval Visits – RFA ARGUS A 135 – 23-25.11.2022

On Wednesday 23rd November, 2022 the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Role 3 Casualty Treatment/Aviation Training Ship RFA ARGUS A 135 passed Grand Harbour, Malta breakwaters at 1026 hrs after embarking pilot at Marsaxlokk Harbour Pilot Station 2 Bravo due to heavy swell off Grand Harbour (OGH) during her maiden call. She was originally built as …

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Breaking Up -1999 built Seismic Vessel WESTERN TRIDENT – June 2021

Shearwater GeoServices completed the sale of the seismic vessel WESTERN TRIDENT for recycling as part of the company’s fleet renewal strategy in early June, 2021. She was built in Norway by Ulstein Verft AS at Ulsteinvik in 1999 with Yard no 241 for Western Geophysical a division of Baker Hughes, USA to the design of …

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Cruise Liner News – Hapag-Lloyd Cruises is bringing her fleet home to Hamburg – 17.04.2020

STAY AT HOME is the global message of the moment. The Hamburg based cruise company Hapag-Lloyd Cruises fleet which would normally be sailing the seven seas, is now heading for the waters of her home port. The 2018 built expedition ship the HANSEATIC NATURE returned to Hamburg last Monday 20th April. Her sister ship, the …

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Bankruptcy – RBD Armatori’s fleet bound for Reuben Brothers and Premuda – 17.01.2020

With the approval by the Court of Torre Annunziata of RBD Armatori’s bankruptcy plan arrived yesterday Thursday 16th January, 2020, the long story of the Naples based shipping firm has come to an end. The entire fleet of 7 bulk carriers including four post panamaxes and three capesize units, one aframax tanker and some real …

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Cruise Liners – Five Ships to Leave Costa Crociere fleet by May 2021 – September 2019

Working to reduce capacity growth in Southern Europe, five ships will leave the Costa Cruises fleet by May 2021, according to Arnold Donald, CEO of Carnival Corporation, speaking on the company’s third quarter earnings call on Thursday, 26th September. Donald said that two Europe based ships will leave the Costa fleet in 2020, and he …

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Conro News – MSC completes deal for 49% of Messina Group – 14.06.2019

Gianluigi Aponte’s Italian holding company Marinvest and Messina Group have formally signed an agreement which makes MSC the new owner of four ships and a minority stake in the Genoa based shipping company. Aponte will invest €25m ($28.5m) for a 49% stake in the Ignazio Messina & C. group and a 52% stake in a …

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