GOLDEN BAY

Maltese Islands – RAMLA L-HAMRA BAY – Gozo

RAMLA L-HAMRA (also referred to Ramla Bay) is Gozo’s largest sandy beach on the North coast of the island located at the bottom of a rich and fertile valley. The village of Xagħra, located on one of the hills of Gozo, overlooks this valley. It is about a forty minute walk from Xagħra to the bay. …

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Weather Conditions – Easterly Strong Wind on Friday 16th April 2021.

With a mild winter around the Maltese Islands, the first spring season strong winds occurred on Friday 16th April 2021 with wind blowing Easterly Force 8 wind decreasing and backing NE Force 7 overnight. All Bunkering Operations were suspended due to the current weather conditions and most of the vessels were sheltering on the lee …

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Cement Carriers – GOLDEN BAY

An interesting cement carrier that calls at Grand Harbour, Malta is the 1979 built vessel GOLDEN BAY. She was built in Scotland by Robb Caledon Dundee at Dundee as yard no 572 bearing the name of GOLDEN BAY homeported in Auckland and flagged in New Zealand (NZL) with call sign as ZMGB. Early in her …

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Local Shipping – GOLDEN BAY

One of the local tankers that is no longer with us is the 1959 built MLT flag and owned bunkering tanker GOLDEN BAY. Vessel arrived in Malta in 2003 as ELDAREN after she was bought from Swedish Navy surplus and run by a local company as bunkering tanker. She was built as the BROTANK and …

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