Trapani

High Speed Craft – 1997 built ALE M

One of the High Speed Craft trading in Italy is the 1997 built ALE M. She was built by Kvaerner Fjellstrand at Omastrand in Norway as WATERJET 5 with Philippine flag (PHL) until 1997 with yard number 34. Then she was renamed as VITTORIA M with Italian Flag (ITA) trading until 7th June 2004 and …

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Casualties – Tanker FILICUDI M disabled – 26.11.2021

On Thursday 25th November at 0625 hrs the 2005 built Italian flag and owned chemical/oil products tanker FILICUDI M left Sarroch, Sardegna, Italy bound to Augusta, Italy. On the night of Friday 26th November the Italian Coast Guard (Guardia Costiera) of Mazara Del Vallo was engaged in rescue operation after an Engine Room Fire which …

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Offshore – OCEAN SURVEYOR in Malta – July 2021

On Tuesday 6th July, 2021 one of the former Sealion Shipping platform supply vessels (PSV) named OCEAN SURVEYOR called at Grand Harbour, Malta passing breakwaters at 1506 hrs coming from Trapani, Sicily. She was built in the UK by Babcock Marine at Appledore for Sealion Shipping as TOISA CREST in 1999 homeported at London with …

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Towage – FALISCA towing KAY (YARD 910) from Valletta, Malta – 18.03.2016

One of the most interesting Hull towages from Grand Harbour, Malta was of the 112 metre passenger ship YARD 910 known as KAY towed by the Italian tug FALISCA. She was built in Poland by Kommuny Paryskeij at Gdynia as Yard No B961/05. She was launched on 11th November 1989 and completed during April 1990 …

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Bunkering – Tugboat WAF 3 – 10.04.2021

On Saturday 10th April, 2021 the 1977 built tugboat WAF 3 called for bunkers coming from Catania, Sicily on her way to Dakar, Senegal with ETA on Wednesday 12th May. Originally she arrived on Friday 9th April around 1127 hrs but had to wait for instructions outside territorial waters (otw). She was built in Italy by Bacino …

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Semi-Submersible Pipe Layer CASTORO SEI – Aerial Photography – 15.08.2014

On Friday 15th August 2014, the 1978 built semi-submersible Pipe Layer CASTORO SEI was photographed from the air by MALTA SHIP PHOTOS around 40 miles offshore Malta heading to Burgas, Bulgaria from Rotterdam, Netherlands. She was built in Trieste, Italy by Fincantieri and homeported in Nassau (BHS Flag). She’s 152 metres long with 70.5 metres …

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Former Military – CORMORANO II

One of the former National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Equity Class Patrol Craft was spotted on her hull hard at Mazara Del Vallo, Sicily back to 10th April, 2014 now called as CORMORANO II. She was built in 1970 at New Orleans, USA by Equitable Construction for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) as NOAA 1256 …

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