Romania Built

Coastguard – Latest addition to the Canadian Coast Guard – 02.01.2023

On Monday 2nd January , 2023 the Canadian Coast Guard interim buoy tender/icebreaker CCGS JUDY LAMARSH was seen underway at the Welland Canal, Canada. She arrived in Canadian Waters back to January 2022 as the Kazakhstan flag fire fighting vessel MANGYSTAU-2 homeported at Aktau. She was built for the Caspian Offshore Construction at Kazakhstan. She …

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EDT AEOLUS towing FJELL – Aerial Photography – 25.04.2022

On Monday 25th April, 2022 the 2011 built anchor handling tug EDT AEOLUS towing the 2001 built semi submersible heavy load carrier FJELL was photographed from the air by MALTA SHIP PHOTOS around 35 nautical miles offshore Malta. EDT AEOLUS was built in Romania by Daewoo Mangalia Heavy Industries SA at Mangalia with yard number …

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Broken Up – Offshore Tug/Supply Vessel THOR I – September 2021

The 35 year old offshore tug/supply ship THOR I was broken up in Chittagong, Bangladesh on Tuesday 21st September 2021. She was built on 1st June 1986 by Orskov Yard at Frederikshavn in Denmark as CHALLENGER III trading for 3 months where she was renamed as OIL CHALLENGER by Ocean Inchcape trading for 5 years …

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Palumbo Malta Shipyard – THOMAS ZAFIRAS from 14.08.2021 to 24.08.2021

The 5 year old 249.90 metre long Aframax type crude oil tanker THOMAS ZAFIRAS called at Palumbo Malta Shipyard. She entered Grand Harbour on Saturday 14th August, 2021 passing breakwaters at 1603 hrs on completion of her sistership ELIAS TSAKOS. She was assisted by 4 tugs bound for drydocking at Dock 6 the same like …

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Palumbo Malta Shipyard – SCOT MUNCHEN – Aug 2021

On Wednesday 25th August, 2021 at 1800 hrs the 2003 built chemical/oil products tanker SCOT MUNCHEN had pilot and 1 tug ordered for shifting from Dock 5 to Valletta Cruise Port Pinto 4 and 5 wharves. It all started when on Tuesday 17th August SCOT MUNCHEN entered Grand Harbour berthing at the Tank Cleaning Farm …

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Palumbo Malta Shipyard – ELIAS TSAKOS from 02.08.2021 to 14.08.2021

The 5 year old 249.90 metre long Aframax type crude oil tanker ELIAS TSAKOS called at Palumbo Malta Shipyard. She entered Grand Harbour on Monday 2nd August, 2021 passing breakwaters at 1558 hrs. She was assisted by 4 tugs bound for drydocking at Dock 6. She was built in Romania by Daewoo Mangalia Heavy Industries …

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Conveyance – Busy Wednesday 24th March, 2021

Vessels calling for crew change, provisions, fendering operations, disembarking/embarking personnel etc are positioned 3/5 miles depending on the cargo for conveyance services. Below is an example of a busy morning that happened on Wednesday 24th March 2021 – The 2013 Romanian built and owned chemical/oil products tanker HISTRIA AMBRA was seen receiving yokohama fenders for …

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Vehicle Carriers – HOEGH JACKSONVILLE

Last Friday 4th December, 2020 the 2014 built vehicle carrier HOEGH JACKSONVILLE called at Grand Harbour, Malta for the second time since she was built berthing at Laboratory Wharf part of Valletta Gateway Terminals (VGT). She was built in Romania by Daewoo Mangalia Heavy Industries at Mangalia and is owned by Hoegh Autoliners based in …

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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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2 Eastern Mediterranean Maritime Vessels in a Day – Aerial Photography – 02.02.2018

On Friday 2nd February, 2018 two vessels homeported in Malta of the same company Eastern Mediterranean Maritime based in Greece were photographed from the air by MALTA SHIP PHOTOS. First vessel was the 2015 built crude oil tanker ABLIANI waiting for Falzon bunkering tanker SANTA ELENA for uplifting bunkers at the designated Bunkering area 1. She …

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