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Towage News – 100 years of Rimorchiatori Riuniti Exhibition at Genova, Italy from 30.10.2022 to 09.01.2023

The exhibition “Rimorchiatori Riuniti From Genoa to the world – 100 years anniversary ” was inaugurated on Sunday 30th October, at the Galata Museo del Mare-Mu. world of shipping at Genoa, Italy. Emotional video stories, models and a selection of paintings accompany the visitor through the most important stages in the history of the Group. It was inaugurated …

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Palumbo Malta Shipyard – Barge BENEDETTA from 15.07 to 11.08.2022

On Friday 15th July the 1974 built ITA flag and owned 40.70 m barge BENEDETTA towed by the 1992 built ITA flag and owned tug PAUL which is a familiar tug in our territorial waters arrived off Grand Harbour (OGH) to be handed over to local tugs for drydocking at Dock 4. BENEDETTA was built …

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Yachting – 2019 built 41.14 m yacht ROYAL FALCON ONE at Malta – June 2022

The 2019 built 41.14m catamaran hull ROYAL FALCON ONE was seen at Grand Harbour, Malta for 22 hours berthing at St. Angelo Wharf, Grand Harbour Marina She entered Valletta on Monday 6th June, 2022 passing breakwaters at 0718 hrs coming from Genoa, Italy. She was designed by the Singapore based Royal Falcon Fleet sporting naval …

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Greek Shipping – Festival Cruises Liner MISTRAL

Festival Cruises (known as First European Cruises or First Choice Cruises in North America) was a Greece based cruise line that operated between 1994 and 2004. It was founded in 1992 by the Greek entrepreneur George Poulides using second-hand ships. The company acquired three newbuilt ships between 1999 and 2002, but was forced to declare bankruptcy in 2004. Festival Cruises acquired their first …

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ConRo News – Grimaldi’s Hybrid RoRo ECO CATANIA at Malta – 26.07.2021

The Fifth ship from a class of twelve hybrid vessels of the innovative Grimaldi Green 5th Generation (GG5G) class the ECO CATANIA entered Grand Harbour, Malta during her maiden call on Monday 26th July berthing at Laboratory Wharf. At 1930 hrs she was ready to shift to Palumbo Malta Shipyard floating at Dock no 6 to minor …

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Ferry Service – Grandi Navi Veloci calling to Malta with different ships – 15.03.2021 to 14.05.2021

Grandi Navi Veloci (GNV) started a connection of ferry service linking Malta with Palermo with first ship calling on Saturday 16th January, 2021 – Read our article – https://maltashipnews.com/2021/03/15/ferry-service-grandi-navi-veloci-calling-to-malta-with-different-ships-16-01-2021-to-15-03-2021/ On Monday 15th March the 2003 Italian built and owned ropax LA SUPREMA called at Grand Harbour, Malta berthing at DWQ 4.  On Friday 19th and Wednesday 24th March …

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Valletta Cruise Port – MSC SEASIDE maiden call – 03.05.2021

On Monday 3rd May, 2021 the 2017 built Seaside Class cruise liner MSC SEASIDE entered Grand Harbour, Malta at 0810 hrs coming from Genoa, Italy with 853 passengers. She joined MSC GRANDIOSA last Saturday 1st May welcoming guests back on board for weekly 7 night cruises in the Western Mediterranean, featuring new destinations in Siracusa …

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ConRo News – Grimaldi’s Hybrid RoRo ECO LIVORNO at Malta – 30.04.2021

The third ship from a class of twelve hybrid vessels of the innovative Grimaldi Green 5th Generation (GG5G) class the ECO LIVORNO entered Grand Harbour, Malta during her maiden call on Friday 30th April at 0652 hrs. On Monday 26th April, 2021 the ECO LIVORNO joined the two current vessels EUROCARGO MALTA and EUROCARGO VENEZIA on …

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RoRo Vessels – JOLLY AMARANTO

One of the most interesting roro’s built in late 70’s was the Linea Messina vessel JOLLY AMARANTO. Entering Grand Harbour, Malta back to Monday 16th June 2008. Built at Kawasaki in Kobe, Japan in 1977 as the Swedish TAUBE for the Swedish Shipping Company SCANDINAVIA MOTORSHIP A/S as a Boro (from the English B ulk O il Ro Ro ) freighter that …

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Containers – Chinese containership XIN SHANGHAI

On Sunday 10th January, 2021 at 0857 hrs the 2008 built Chinese Shipping Line container ship XIN SHANGHAI entered Marsaxlokk Harbour, Malta bound to Malta Freeport Terminal 1. She was built in South Korea by Samsung Shipbuilding & Heavy Industries at Geoje and she’s homeported in Hong Kong (HKG). She’s 336.7 metres long with 13.8 …

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