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Towage News – MSC acquires Rimorchiatori Mediterranei – 22.10.2022

MSC (Mediterranean Shipping Company) acquired the subholding of the Rimorchiatori Riuniti group active in the port towing business Rimorchiatori Mediterranei (65% owned by Rimorchiatori Riuniti which is owned by the Genoese families Gavarone and Delle Piane and 35% Deutsche Asset Management, of the Deutsche group Bank). The Genoese company Rimorchiatori Mediterranei, with a turnover of around …

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State Visit – Pope Francis at Gozo – 02.04.2022

Malta welcomed His Holiness Pope Francis during his Apostolic visit to the country from Saturday 2nd April to Sunday 3rd April of which on Saturday 2nd April he visited the sister island of Gozo. The island of Gozo was wearing Holy Week dress and Vatican City Flags mounted on road roundabouts, balconies, roof flagpoles etc …

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Towage – FALISCA towing KAY (YARD 910) from Valletta, Malta – 18.03.2016

One of the most interesting Hull towages from Grand Harbour, Malta was of the 112 metre passenger ship YARD 910 known as KAY towed by the Italian tug FALISCA. She was built in Poland by Kommuny Paryskeij at Gdynia as Yard No B961/05. She was launched on 11th November 1989 and completed during April 1990 …

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Offshore – Oil Rig MAERSK DISCOVERER at Malta for few hours – 27.07.2020

The 2009 built dynamically positioned semi submersible drilling rig (ssdr) MAERSK DISCOVERER was offshore Malta for few hours on Monday 27th July,2020. She was built in Singapore by KEPPEL FELS and is a Self-Propelled A1 Column Stabilized Drilling Unit. She was assisted by the 2013 built offshore support vessel EDT JANE which entered MMH Facilities …

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Dredging – Jan De Nul Vessels at Malta – Week 10 of 2020.

Jan De Nul Group is a family owned company that provides services relating to the construction and maintenance of maritime infrastructure on an international basis. Its main focus is dredging including other forms of marine engineering. Jan De Nul Group is the owner of the world’s most modern and most diverse dredging fleet. On Friday 6th March 2020 …

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Offshore News – Maersk Drilling awarded long term contract – 08.04.2019

Maersk Drilling’s ultra deepwater semi-submersible rig MAERSK DELIVERER has been awarded a 3 year contract by Inpex Australia and joint venture participants for drilling at the Ichthys gas and condensate field in the Browse Basin offshore Western Australia. The estimated contract value of the three-year contract is US$300 million, including mobilisation. The contract, which also …

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