Maiden Voyage

AFM – Arrival of P 71 , largest Patrol Vessel for Malta – 07.11.2022

On Monday 7th November, 2022 at 0751 hrs the 74.8 metres Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) P 71 as C 890 entered Grand Harbour, Malta during her delivery voyage coming from Chioggia, Italy. She berthed port side alongside at Ras Hanzir Dolphins (RHD). With a full load displacement of over 2,000 tonnes, 74.8 metres as length …

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Delivery – 2022 built EcoBulk Carrier MISJE VITA at Malta – 10.11.2022

On Thursday 10th November, 2022 the 2022 built EcoBulk Carrier MISJE VITA entered Grand Harbour, Malta during her delivery voyage from the builders. In fact she passed breakwaters at 1824 hrs. She was built in Sri Lanka by Colombo Dockyard (Pte) Ltd as hull no 250 for Misje Rederi A/S, Norway of which will be …

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Delivery – Platform Supply Vessel COCO at Malta – 07.06.2022

On Tuesday 7th June, 2022 (Public Holiday in Malta ) the 82 metre DAN flag and owned newbuilt Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) COCO entered Grand Harbour, Malta during her delivery voyage and her maiden call to Malta at 0604 hrs. She was built at Vietnam at Vard Vung Tau as yard 806 with her keel …

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Cargo Vessel WILSON FLEX I – Aerial Photography – 23.03.2022

On Wednesday 23rd March the 2022 built ship WILSON FLEX I was photographed from the air by MALTA SHIP PHOTOS around 25 nautical miles offshore Malta on her maiden voyage. She’s the first ship in a new series of 5 coastal vessels ordered by German joint venture shipping company Rhenus-Arkon Shipinvest GmbH & Co.KG, Germany (RHAS) and designed …

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Delivery – General Cargo Ship LADY HABARKA at Malta – 06.09.2021

On Monday 6th September the 2021 built general cargo ship LADY HABARKA entered Grand Harbour, Malta at 0815 hrs bound to berth at Pinto 3 Wharf, part of Valletta Cruise Port during her delivery voyage for uplifting bunkers and provisions. She was built at the Chowgule Shipyard in Goa, India and she’s the 5th vessel …

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Yachting – 2021 built support yacht PHI PHANTOM at Malta – 02.08.2021

Superyacht support vessels are an increasingly popular way of extending the yachting experience, whether they are used as a floating helipad, tender garage, toys or accommodation for specialist staff. One of the latest built support yachts is the Turkish Built 36 metre PHI PHANTOM which called Grand Harbour, Malta on her maiden voyage from Antalya, Turkey …

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Bookships – GBA Ships 50 Years of Service at Sea – 2021

GBA Ships is celebrating 50 years of Service at Sea this year, 2021. Serving others with ocean-going ships began in 1970 with the purchase of the original LOGOS. Since then the ships (LOGOS, DOULOS, LOGOS II and LOGOS HOPE) have visited over 500 different ports in more than 150 countries and territories and welcomed over …

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Casualties – Iranian Navy Replenishment Tanker caught fire and sank – 02.06.2021

The largest ship in the Iranian navy IRIS KHARG 431 caught fire and later sank in unclear circumstances today, Wednesday 2nd June in the Gulf of Oman. The fire blaze started around 0225 hrs according to the Fars News Agency with efforts to save the ship failed and she sank off the Iranian port of …

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Passers By – Naval Units during April & May 2021.

Various naval units pass the Malta-Sicily straits like other ships and to mention some – Early April 2021 the Russian Navy Project 22350 Gorshkov Class frigate RFS ADMIRAL KASATONOV 431 along with the salvage tug NIKOLAI CHIKER and tanker VYAZMA (Joined in February 2021 ) passed Malta-Sicily Straits during the frigate maiden deployment which left homeport …

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Passers By – Naval Units during January 2021

Various naval units pass the Malta-Sicily straits like other ships and to mention some – New Year started with an interesting Russian Navy Vessel – SB 565 PROFESSOR NIKOLAY MURU, a 2014 built and June 2015 commissioned rescue ship on passage from Astrakhan, East Russia bound to West Russia stopping for few days off Pantelleria, …

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