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Tall Ships – 3 masted frigate replica ETOILE DU ROY at Malta for filming NAPOLEON by Ridley Scott – April/May 2022

The 1997 launched 46 metres long 3 masted sixth rate frigate built in Marmaris, Turkey, the ETOILE DU ROY entered Grand Harbour, Malta on Saturday 9th April berthing at DWQ 4, part of Valletta Gateway Terminals (VGT). Her purpose of call was to be part of Ridley Scott historical Film Shooting called NAPOLEON of which …

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Maiden Call – Seismic Vessel SANCO ATLANTIC – 20.04.2022

On Wednesday 20th April, the 1987 built BHS flag research vessel SANCO ATLANTIC called within territorial waters (wtw) during her maiden call for conveyance service 3 nautical miles off Grand Harbour (ogh), Malta. She stopped in her rendezvous position at 1554 hrs for a conveyance service with the 1999 built offshore supply boat MARIA-C that …

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Bulkers – Diana Shipping announces time charter contract for PHAIDRA – 01.09.2021.

Diana Shipping Inc., a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Uniper Global Commodities SE, Düsseldorf, for one of her Post Panamax dry bulk vessels, the PHAIDRA. The gross charter rate is US$28,000 per …

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Palumbo Malta Shipyard – Cruise Liner MSC MUSICA 08.05.2021 – 27.05.2021

Another MSC Crociere liner that was seen twice in 2021 at Palumbo Malta Shipyards (Leaving on 9th April and 6th May) once again the 15 year old lady MSC MUSICA entered Grand Harbour on 8th May at 0707hrs this time for drydocking inside Dock 6. MSC MUSICA is the leading ship of her class – built …

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Naval News – Towed Array Sonar by Dutch Navy Submarine S 810 HNLMS BRUINVIS – March 2002

A towed array sonar is a system of hydrophones towed behind a submarine or a surface ship on a cable. Trailing the hydrophones behind the vessel, on a cable that can be kilometres long, keeps the array’s sensors away from the ship’s own noise sources, greatly improving its signal-to-noise ratio, and hence the effectiveness of detecting and tracking faint contacts, such as quiet, …

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RoRo Vessels – HOBURGEN

One of the Romanian built ships is the 35 year old lady LA CARACOLA with Venezuelan flag and ownership. She was built as yard 771 by Santierul Naval Galatz ( Now Damen Galati) in 1985 as BALDER RA for K/S A/S Balder Roro 2 trading until December 1985, sold to Navrom and renamed as BAZIAS …

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Towage – SmitWijs Typhoon with LB 200 – February 2002

One of the famous Dutch Wijsmuller built anchor handling tug was the 1976 built tug SMITWIJS TYPHOON She was offshore Malta assisting the 1975 built pipe laying semi submersible barge LB 200 mobilising for the Burullus project, Egypt. SMITWIJS TYPHOON was built in 1976 by “Scheepswerf Van der Giessen-De Noord” at Alblasserdam, Netherlands as Yard …

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Towage – SISKIN towing DANA 1 – 06.08.2019

On Tuesday 6th August, 2019 the Dutch tug SISKIN was seen towing the Multipurpose Spud Pontoon AL DANA 1 for a bunkering stop at Bunkering Area 3 supplied by bunkering tanker VANNA of which left Valletta at 1103 hrs and alongside the tug at 1400 hrs and later in the afternoon a crew change by …

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Conveyance – KRITI JADE off Valletta – 16.12.2019

On Monday 16th December 2019 at 1729 hrs the 2008 built chemical/oil products tanker KRITI JADE arrived 5 miles north east off Valletta for unfendering operation with Miggiani Offshore Boats JOANNA M upon completion of STS Operation and finished at 1839 hrs proceeding to Black Sea orders. She was built in South Korea by SPP Shipbuilding Sacheon …

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Conveyance – BERGE ARZEW off Valletta – 03.12.2019

On Tuesday 3rd December 2019 after 1600 hrs the 2004 built LNG tanker BERGE ARZEW performed a conveyance service with Miggiani Offshore Boats MARIA-C and UNDAUNTED. She was built in South Korea by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering at Geoje with a 93,844 GRT and a deadweight of 77,470 tons. Below Images are of her …

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