Meyer Werft

Federal Germany Ministry of Education and Research Vessel SONNE – Aerial Photography – 17.09.2020

On Thursday 17th September 2020, the 2014 built research vessel SONNE was photographed from the air by MALTA SHIP PHOTOS while engaged in Marine Scientific Research offshore Gozo. In May 2011 an order worth €124.4 million for a new research ship to replace the older research ship SONNE (Built in 1969 originally a stern trawler) was placed …

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Cruise Liners – AIDACosma keel Laid – 29.10.2019

On Tuesday 29th October a keel laying ceremony was held at Neptun Werft for AIDAcosma, a new cruise ship ordered by Germany’s AIDA Cruises. Once completed, the vessel will have a length of 337 metres, a beam of 42 metres, and 2,600 staterooms. It will be AIDA Cruises’ second vessel to be powered by LNG after …

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MBL News – P&O AURORA and OCEANA meet at Valletta, Malta – 02.05.2019

P & O Cruises is a British cruise line based at Carnival House in Southampton, England, operated by Carnival UK and owned by Carnival Corporation & Plc. On Thursday 2nd May, 2019 morning two Passenger Liners OCEANA and AURORA met each other whilst berthed at Valletta Cruise Port. In fact first to enter was the …

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Palumbo Malta Shipyard – Cruise Liner SKYSEA GOLDEN ERA – 12.11.2018

On Monday 12th November 2018 at 0816 hrs the 1995 built cruise ship SKYSEA GOLDEN ERA entered Valletta with her last port reported was from Salalah, Oman after she left Colombo, Sri Lanka on 28th October, 2018 bound to Palumbo Malta Shipyard berthing at Parlatorio Wharf. SKYSEA GOLDEN ERA was the lead ship of the Century class of …

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BLOW FROM THE PAST – COSTA EUROPA at Malta The 1986 built liner COSTA EUROPA was using Malta several times during her service between 2002 and 2010. She was built as HOMERIC for Home Lines by Meyer Werft,Germany. Apart from being the first cruise ship built in Papenburg, she was also the only one at MEYER WERFT …

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