Haywharf

Dredging – Haywharf Dredging – July/August 2022

During July and August 2022 Dredging Operations of Inert Material was carried out at the AFM Maritime Squadron Base at Haywharf at Marsamxett Harbour with the Ports & Yachting Directorate of Transport Malta issued Local Notice of Mariners – 091 dated 21st June, 2022 and Amendment – 118 dated 14th July 2022 . Vessels engaged …

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Local Shipping – PRINCESS DIANA & PRINCESS ELIZABETH

Two boats that were former Libyan Customs and Armed Forces of Malta (AFM) Patrol Craft and were never used as short sea passenger boats were the 31.4 metres craft PRINCESS DIANA and PRINCESS ELIZABETH. PRINCESS DIANA was built in 1963 for the Libyan Customs by Brodogradiliste Kraljevica in Hrvatska at Yugoslavia as ARRAID and on …

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AFM – Live GUNEX – November 2021

Between Monday 15th and Friday 19th November 2021 the Maritime Squadron conducted a live gunnery firing practice involving maritime assets from Pembroke Ranges (LMD-1). The Ports & Yachting Directorate issued Notice to Mariners – NtM 38 dated 5th November, 2021. On Monday 15th November the Emer Class OPV P 62 was seen in the area …

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AFM – Live GUNEX – October 2020

Between Monday 5th and Wednesday 7th October with Thursday 8th and Friday 9th October as reserved dates the Maritime Squadron conducted a live gunnery firing practice involving maritime assets from Pembroke Ranges (LMD-1). The Ports & Yachting Directorate issued Notice to Mariners – NtM 46 dated 23rd September, 2020 On Monday 5th October the following …

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Local Shipping – Gozo Channel catamaran VICTORIA EXPRESS

The Gozo Channel Company Limited, commonly known as Gozo Channel Line or the Gozo ferry is a Maltese company founded in 1979 that operates ferry services between the islands of Malta and Gozo using ropax ships with crossings happening throughout the day all year round including weekends, public holidays, and night services. In 1988 Gozo Channel started operating a new faster service by means of a hovermarine …

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Local Shipping – ZAMTUGS.

In the middle 1980’s the Zammit Group of Companies, who pioneered inland ferry services before the establishment of Gozo Channel Co Ltd, ventured into towage though for a short period, purchasing and operating 5 tugs which their names started with ZAMTUG followed by a roman number. ZAMTUG Built in 1957 at NV Scheepswerf v/h Jonker …

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