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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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Accident – 4 Boats on Fire at Mgarr Marina, Gozo – 26.06.2020

4 yachts – 3 sailing and a pleasure yacht possibly a powerboat were damaged during a fire while moored at Pontoon B, Mgarr Marina, Gozo. The fire is believed to have started from the pleasure yacht (possibly a powerboat) and flames quickly spread to the mainsail of a sailing yacht with the consequences that other …

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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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Maritime Projects – Mgarr Harbour, Gozo – Part 1 – 18.03.2020

Currently at the Gozo port of Mgarr, Gozo , works are underway to improve facilities, particularly for fishermen. The project is during an investment of €6 million and will include further berthing facilities for fishing boats. Below – Works back to Wednesday 10th April 2019 For Gozo Channel passengers, Mġarr is a port where the …

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Maltese Culture – St. Julian’s Village Festa 2019

St. Julian’s feast falls on the last weekend of August and there really is no escaping it, it holds unique traditions on the island. With the roads closed the village become colourfully decorated, the lamp posts are ornamented with vibrant lights and the stalls are filled with treats that should not be missed so if …

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