Refrigerated cargo Ship

Reefers – 2021 built Chinese owned OCEAN STAR at Malta – 03.08 – 14.09.2022

A rare refrigerated cargo ship seen at Valletta, Malta was the 2021 built 118 metre long Chinese state owned ship OCEAN STAR. She entered Grand Harbour on Wednesday 3rd August at 0623 hrs berthing at MMH Facilities, coming from Scheveningen, The Netherlands. Said to be China’s first ultra-low temperature reefer ship she was built in …

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Reefer – TUNA PRINCESS

One of the reefers involved in BlueFin Tuna Procedures is the 2005 built Japanese owned refrigerated (reefer) cargo ship TUNA PRINCESS. She was built in Japan by Kyokuyo Shipyard Corporation at Shimonoseki in 2005 for Shinko Kaiun (Mitsubishi Reefers) homeported at Port Vila (VUT Flag) and during that year we saw her anchored at the …

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Breaking Up – Cargo Ship AYHAN ATASOY – December 2014.

On Friday 21st November 2014 the 1981 built General Cargo Ship AYHAN ATASOY as AL MARWA arrived at Mumbai, India for demolition after she was sold for $ 897,768. She was in Spain at S.A. Juliana Constructora Gijonesa in Gijon as yard number 268 as the reefer vessel ESQUIMAL. Then she changed her names to …

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Local Towage – GOZZO shifting fishing vessels – 02.01.2020

During these last days of 2019 and start of the year 2020 the 2019 built the 14.06 metres tug GOZZO was busy shifting fishing vessels around Grand Harbour. On Monday 30th December 2019 she shifted the 26.38m wooden Maltese bottom otter trawler MFA 7101 DOLOREZITA at 1050 hrs – And on completion she shifted the …

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Valletta (Grand Harbour) Commercial Shipping Movements – Week 49 of 2018

             ANCHOR BAY take its name from the large anchor situated at the end of the Bay. It is a picturesque inlet with beautiful clear water that is surrounded by rocky slopes, situated one kilometre west of the village of Mellieha in northern Malta. Even though Anchor Bay is a pretty bay it is …

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Cargo Ships at Valletta, Malta – Week 44 of 2018

Tuesday 30th October, 2018. At 0632 hrs KURIKOMA left Valletta from DWQ 1. At 0640 hrs the 2018 built PAN flag refrigerated cargo ship ASTRAEA entered Valletta on her maiden call berthing at DWQ 1.             At 0811 hrs NS KORALLE left Valletta from Laboratory Wharf South 2. At 0830 hrs the 1979 built …

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Valletta Cruise Port – Week 44 of 2018

Valletta Cruise Port plc (formerly VISET Malta plc) is a limited liability company which took over the cruise and ferry terminal operations following an international tender issued by the Government of Malta in 1996. Valletta Cruise Port was awarded the project and the formal agreement was signed on the 23rd of November 2001.       IL-HOFRIET  …

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Cargo Ships at Valletta, Malta – Week 42 of 2018

Monday 15th October, 2018. At 1144 hrs the 1996 built PAN flag and Japanese owned refrigerated cargo ship KURIKOMA entered Valletta for Pinto 3 Wharf.       Tuesday 16th October, 2018. At 0526 hrs KURIKOMA left Valletta from Pinto 3 Wharf. At 1637 hrs the 2015 built JPN flag and owned refrigerated cargo ship GOUTA MARU entered Valletta for DWQ 1. …

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Valletta Cruise Port – Week 42 of 2018

Valletta Cruise Port plc (formerly VISET Malta plc) is a limited liability company which took over the cruise and ferry terminal operations following an international tender issued by the Government of Malta in 1996. Valletta Cruise Port was awarded the project and the formal agreement was signed on the 23rd of November 2001.   PORTE DES …

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Valletta Cruise Port – Week 39 of 2018

Valletta Cruise Port plc (formerly VISET Malta plc) is a limited liability company which took over the cruise and ferry terminal operations following an international tender issued by the Government of Malta in 1996. Valletta Cruise Port was awarded the project and the formal agreement was signed on the 23rd of November 2001. KALKARA is a …

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