Lifting Capacity

Russia-Ukraine War – Turkish Flag Floating Sheerlegs attacked in Ukraine – 12.12.2022

On Monday 12th December around 1530 hrs (Ukranian Time) the Turkish (TUR) Flag floating sheerlegs ZAKHARIJ was attacked after the Russians opened fire at the Kherson region of which she’s berthed there with a bomb dropping in her engine room. She’s the largest floating crane (though sheerlegs) in Turkey and was built in 2011 at …

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Palumbo Superyachts Refit – 33.4m yacht YALLA – June 2021

Located in Malta’s Grand Harbour, Palumbo Superyachts Refit Malta represents the only hub for any refit, repair, maintenance and conversion services to major superyachts in the harbour of Malta. In 2018 Palumbo Malta Superyachts invested €2.5 million in a 420-tonne boat Traveller Lift Crane that can lift to repair and refit superyachts in the winter …

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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 SCHIEDAM – 20.01.2020

A year after she was spotted the first time approaching Grand Harbour (Towing VON PERLE on 20.01.2019) the 1978 built tugboat HOROZ was seen towing the 72.96 m long floating sheerlegs SCHIEDAM on Monday 20th January, 2020. SCHIEDAM was built in 1971 in Germany by HDW Kiel originally Bugsier ROLAND. She’s 72.96 m long with 24.00 …

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