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High Speed Craft News – PONTE FERRIES cancels trip with passengers aboard – 21.09.2022

And once again we have PONTE FERRIES in the news this time with Passengers stranded both at Wine Wharf, Valletta, Malta and at RoRo Jetty West, Augusta, Sicily. After queuing with their vehicles from 0300 hrs to board the 0500 hrs scheduled departure with the 1999 built High Speed Craft HSC ARTEMIS from Valletta, they …

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Casualties – MFA 384 PEPPINA at Marsalforn Bay, Gozo – 13.11.2021

On Saturday 13th November, 2021 thanks to Alldive Ltd Personnel together with TugMalta Personnel saved the 12.65 metre fishing vessel MFA 384 PEPPINA from sinking though her stern was already underwater at Marsalforn Bay, Gozo. Normally MFA 384 PEPPINA is moored at the Menqa in Marsalforn Bay of which last June she was spotted there …

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Towage – MACISTONE escorting ALK to Malta – 18.10.2021

On Monday 18th October, 2021 the 1982 built tug MACISTONE was seen again for the second time this year escorting the 1965 built NLD flag diving support yacht ALK at 0720 hrs. At 0924 hrs ALK was handed over to tug GOZZO for further assistance and to moor at Manoel Island Marina. Of which was …

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Broken Up – SEVE-SEAS I at Malta – Q 4 of 2021.

The 62 year old tanker SEVE-SEAS I was broken up at Malta after being shifted to MMH Facilities by the tug GOZZO on Thursday 16th September, 2021. Started her life as HSwMS FRYKEN A 217 with the Swedish Navy she was delivered on 24th November, 1959 supporting the navy with fresh water. She was built …

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Palumbo Superyachts Refit – Superyacht TALISMAN C back again with engine failure – 04.08.2021

On Wednesday 4th August morning the 70 metres superyacht TALISMAN C was spotted approaching Grand Harbour, Malta escorted by tug ST. ANGELO coming from Brindisi, Italy. At 1145 hrs the tug GOZZO left her berth at Timber Wharf to assist the superyacht with 1 engine and no bow thruster propulsion and was on standby at …

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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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Harbour Facilities – Yacht Lift Facilities at Marsamxett Harbour

An interesting floating platform known as Yacht Lift arrived in Malta back to November 2020. She was towed from Marsaxlokk Harbour to Marsamxett Harbour by tug GOZZO back to middle November. On Saturday 14th November, 2020 she was installed in her place with the help of Sammut Marine. The platform can raise a vessel of …

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Accidents – MFD 79 MAREBLU at Grand Harbour – November 2020

On Saturday 7th November, 2020 around noon the Maltese owned tuna ranch workboat MAREBLU MFD 079 had an accident at Bighi Bay, Grand Harbour, Malta. Shortly afterwards the workboat ONNELLA MFD 015 was on site together with the 14 metre tugboat GOZZO. By attaching lifting bags to her stern since she was partially sunk (engine …

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Towage – HOROZ towing Bunkering Tanker KRONE – 05.11.2020

The Turkish owned tugboat HOROZ was seen towing the bunkering tanker KRONE after she was handed over by the Turkish built Tug Malta tugboat GOZZO on Thursday 5th November, 2020 around 1315 hrs. KRONE was built in Turkey in 1978 by Oyah Mehmet at Istanbul with 38 metres length and 6 metres as beam. She …

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Yacht Transportation – YACHT EXPRESS back in Malta with interesting cargo – 23.05.2020

Last Saturday 23rd May, 2020 the 2007 built semi submersible yacht carrier YACHT EXPRESS entered Grand Harbour once again with 3 units bound for Malta during a Sevenstar Yacht Transport Operation. She passed breakwaters at 1445 hrs and was secured at Magazine Wharf at 1530 hrs. At 1610 she was cleared by Port Health Authorities and vessel started …

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