German Built

Maiden Call – Cargo Ship NS OLZA – 07.05.2022

One of the latest ships of the Albanian Shipping Company – New Shipping , the 1990 built SLE flag NS OLZA entered Grand Harbour, Malta on her maiden call on Saturday 7th May 2022 at 0753 hrs berthing at Laboratory Wharf South 2. She was built in Germany by Hegemann Rolandwerft at Bremen as CHRISTOPHER with blue …

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Casualties – Livestock Carrier AL BADRI 1 sank – 12.06.2022

On Sunday 12th June the 1973 built TZA flag livestock carrier AL BADRI 1 carrying around 16,000 sheep capsized and sank at her berth at Suakin Port, Sudan. All crew members escaped safely, but almost all of the cargo was lost. The loss of the vessel may affect the port’s operations, as well as the environment, given …

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Maiden Call – Cargo Ship NS MOSVIK – 19.04.2022

One of the latest ships of the Albanian Shipping Company – New Shipping , the 1987 built PAN flag NS MOSVIK loaded with drain pipes entered Grand Harbour, Malta on her maiden call on Tuesday 19th April, 2022. She was built in Germany by Peters Schiffswerft at Wewelsfleth as PIA with green hull trading until …

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Cargo News – Cargo Ship WINSEN – 10.05.2022

One of the German built ships that was built for a Russian Federation company still cruising around is the 29 years old 81 metre lady WINSEN. She entered Grand Harbour, Malta on Wednesday 10th May, 2022 at 0640 hrs coming from Barcelona, Spain. This was her second time here inside Valletta with the last one …

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Research/Survey Vessel – GEO PROSPECTOR

One of FUGRO Marine Services vessels was the seismic research vessel GEO PROSPECTOR. She was built in Germany by Kremer Sohn at Elmshorn with yard number 1143 as PROSPEKTA in 1970 working for Prakla Seismos, Hannover and was managed by Sloman Neptun of Bremen, Germany until 1995. Then she traded as STEVNS CALYPSO until 1997 …

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Yachting – 156 m mega yacht DILBAR seized – 02.03.2022

On Wednesday 2nd March, 2022 the German Government seized the 4th longest yacht in the world – DILBAR as part of a series of sanctions on Russian oligarchs during the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine owned by Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov. DILBAR is named after Usmanov’s mother. Below is the first DILBAR launched in 2005 as a 66 …

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Yachting – Yachts B2 and B3 at Malta

On Saturday 26th February, 2022 around 0817 hrs the 2008 built 85.65 metre superyacht B2 entered Grand Harbour, Malta bound to Grand Harbour Marina to moor stern to St. Angelo Wharf. She was built in Germany by Abeking & Rasmussen at their Lemwerder shipyard and can hold 14 guests in 7 cabins with a crew …

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Ship Repair – 1957 built sailing yacht SAINT KILDA at Malta

One of the vessels that entered Grand Harbour, Malta under different names was the 1957 built 51.33 metre 3 masted steel schooner SAINT KILDA. She was built in 1957 by Abeking & Rasmussen at Lemwerder, Germany as the trawler BIELEFELD trading until 1971 where she was renamed STARFISH E 213 under Danish flag in 1984. …

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Dredging – Dredging of Inert Material at Deep Water Quay, Malta – November 2021

From Monday 1st November to Monday 22nd November, 2021 Dredging Operations of Inert Material was carried out in Grand Harbour along the intermediate coastline of Deep Water Quay (DWQ) 3 and 4. The Ports & Yachting Directorate of Transport Malta issued Local Notice of Mariners – 168 dated 26th October 2021. Vessels engaged in the …

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Tankers – Bitumen Tanker ASFALTAR

One of the Bitumen Tankers that used to call at Grand Harbour, Malta was the 1969 built lady ASFALTAR. She was built in Germany by Werft Nobiskrug GmbH at Rendsburg as yard no 655 with Ice Strengthened bow as the TARJO trading until 1972; PELLWORM for few months and as ASFALTIERA with the Italian Company …

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