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Broken Up – Tall Ship EARL OF PEMBROKE – 2nd December 2022

The 1945 Swedish built wooden 3 masted barque ship EARL OF PEMBROKE was towed/pushed to Kampen, Netherlands to be broken up on Friday 2nd December 2022 at Hoeben RDM Schepen.  She was built in Pukavik, Sweden as ORION and used to haul timber in the Baltic Sea until 1974 when she was laid up in Thisted, Denmark She was moved to …

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Fishing – Fishing Vessels Movements from 30.05 – 06.06.2021

Maltese aquaculture produce is almost entirely exported to European and Asian markets. Over 65 percent of annual landings originates from the tuna and dolphin fish fisheries, which contribute about 56 percent in value terms (about US$ 6 million). Blue Fin Tuna (BFT) Season is on the way too. Here are some of Week 21/22 interesting movements – …

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CMA CGM News – Overweight Surcharge (OWS) from the Mediterranean to the US Gulf & Mexico East Coast from 20.05.2021

In a continued effort to provide its customers with reliable and efficient services, CMA CGM informs of the following Overweight Surcharge: Effective May 20th, 2021 (date of loading in the origin ports): From Mediterranean ports excluding Bilbao, Vigo, Gijon, Alexandria, Damietta To the US Gulf & Mexico East Coast (Altamira, Veracruz) Cargo: 20′ Dry containers …

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Palumbo Malta Shipyard – CMA CGM TOSCA – Feb/March 2020

On Sunday 2nd February, 2020 the 334 metre long container ship CMA CGM TOSCA entered Grand Harbour bound for Palumbo Malta Shipyard. She was assisted by 4 tugs LIENI, PAWLINA, SPINOLA and ST. ELMO. She was assisted for Dock 6. She was built in South Korea by Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Co Ltd at Mokpo …

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Research/Survey Vessel – IXPLORER

The 62 years old lady IXPLORER is still afloat in year 2020 though now trading as KINFISH with Swedish Flag (SWE). She was built in 1958 by Stord Verft at Leirvik in Norway as AMBASSADOR BAY trading until January 1983 then with grey hull as GEOFJORD homeported at Bergen (NOR) until January 1995; SJOMALEREN until …

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Palumbo Malta Shipyard – Ropax KALLISTE – 24.11.2019 – 07.12.2019

On Saturday 7th December 2019 afternoon the 165 metre French flag (FRA) and owned ropax KALLISTE left Valletta bound to Marseille, France after 2 weeks at Palumbo Malta Shipyard Ltd after she was drydocked at Dock 6. She was last seen at Valletta back to November 2007 in her old livery also for drydocking Photos …

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Cable Laying News – PETER FABER to be replaced – 23.09.2019

Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) acquired the TOISA WARRIOR, a 87 meters DP2 ship built in 2011, from Sealion Shipping. With this acquisition, ASN is rejuvenating its fleet and reinforcing its presence in the Atlantic area, the company said. The vessel renamed ILE D’OUESSANT and FRA flagged will serve primarily as a maintenance vessel for cables …

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Cable Laying News – Orange Marine Fleet

For decades, ships owned by French phone carrier Orange SA have traveled the world’s oceans, installing and fixing the undersea cables that carry internet traffic from one continent to another. The fleet of six cable ships run by Orange Marine is now looking to diversify, even with the biggest investment boom for the infrastructure since …

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