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Maiden Call – World’s Largest Semi-Submersible Heavy Load Carrier YACHT SERVANT at Malta – 02.01.2023

The 2023 year started with a big bang seeing the 2022 built 213.7 metres long semi-submersible heavy load carrier YACHT SERVANT entered Grand Harbour, Malta at 0720 hrs on Monday 2nd January assisted by tug SENGLEA and piloted by the Chief Pilot after he was onboard at 0711 hrs. She proceeded to Magazine Wharf port …

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Yacht Transportation – DEO VOLENTE at Malta again in June & July 2022

The Star Class Yacht Transport Carrier DEO VOLENTE was seen again at Malta delivering yachts. The second 2022 call was back to Tuesday 7th June, a public holiday in Malta for discharging 2 Motor Yachts. This included the Polish motor yacht JUPOLY. Upon discharging back to the sea, she shifted to Grand Harbour Marina to …

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Yacht Transportation – DEO VOLENTE loading at Malta -18.01.2022

On Tuesday 18th January, 2022 the 2007 built Multi Purpose (MPP) Ship DEO VOLENTE entered Grand Harbour, Malta passing breakwaters at 1534 hrs coming from Corfu, Greece. She proceeded to Laboratory Wharf port side alongside, Valletta Gateway Terminals (VGT). She was secured at 1600 hrs. At 1615 hrs she starting loading operation for the BLUE GAME 60 …

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Yacht Transportation – DEO VOLENTE discharging at Malta -18.11.2021

On Thursday 18th November, 2021 the 2007 built Multi Purpose (MPP) Ship DEO VOLENTE entered Grand Harbour, Malta for few hours passing breakwaters at 0716 hrs coming from Alcudia, Spain. She proceeded to berth at Laboratory Wharf South 2, Valletta Gateway Terminals (VGT) with few metres overhanging. She discharged the 26 metre motor yacht BLUE …

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Cargo News – Cargo Ships at Valletta – November 2021.

A cargo ship or freighter is a merchant ship that carries cargo, goods, and materials from one port to another. Thousands of cargo carriers ply the world’s seas and oceans each year, handling the bulk of international trade. Cargo ships are usually specially designed for the task, often being equipped with cranes and other mechanisms to load and unload, and come in all sizes. Below we …

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Palumbo Malta Shipyard – Heavy Lift HAPPY STAR from 25.10 to 20.11.2018

On Thursday 25th October, 2018 the 155.970 metres long Heavy Load Carrier HAPPY STAR entered Grand Harbour, Malta at 1109 hrs for the first time bound to Palumbo Malta Shipyard Ltd. She was escorted towards Malta by the 1983 built ITA flag and owned tugboat GIANEMILIO C since the ship had steering problems and was …

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Yacht Transportation – EEMS VOYAGER – 20.04.2021

On Tuesday 20th April, 2021 the 2012 built MPP cargo ship EEMS VOYAGER entered Grand Harbour, Malta around 1225 hrs during her maiden call full of yachts for Sevenstar Yacht Transport Operations. She was built in China by Zhejiang Zhenyu Shipbuilding at Xiangshan as EUROPEAN VOYAGER trading until May 2014 when she was renamed as …

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Casualties – Crew Abandon Ship EEMSLIFT HENDRIKA – 05.04.2021

In the morning of Monday 5th April, 2021 the 2015 built the multipurpose ship (MPP) EEMSLIFT HENDRIKA issued distress call in Norwegian sea 60 nm west of Olesund, Norway. Reportedly, the ship developed a heavy list after cargo shift. According to local media, 8 crew out of 12 were already evacuated, understood by helicopter. Salvage …

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Yacht Transportation – PLANTIJNGRACHT – 15-18th March 2021.

On Monday 15th March, 2021 around 0740 hrs the 2010 built multi purpose (MPP) ship PLANTIJNGRACHT entered Grand Harbour, Malta on her maiden call bound to berth starboard side alongside at MMH Facilities for yacht discharging/loading operation coming from Palma Di Majorca. She was built in China by Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding Group at Shanghai for …

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Yacht Transportation – FAGELGRACHT – 12.11.2020

On Thursday 12th November, 2020 the 2008 built NLD flag ship and owned general cargo ship FAGELGRACHT entered Grand Harbour, Malta securing at Magazine Wharf at 0755 hrs coming from Torre Annunziata, Italy. Once secured with berthing preparations were done for lifting 2 sailing yachts by shifting of hatches, pontoons and other materials. First to …

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