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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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BFT Season 2022 – Movements – 21 to 26.05.2022

May is here and Blue Fin Tuna (BFT) Season is here with interesting Turkish fishing vessels coming to tow tuna cages from various spots that belong to Licensed Tuna Farms – Saturday 21st May, 2022. 1453 hrs – 1993 built TUR flag purse seiner SUAYIP KETENCI with fishing matricola 34A 4901 entered Grand Harbour coming from …

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Fishing – Fishing Vessels Movements from 07 – 13.06.2021.

Maltese aquaculture produce is almost entirely exported to European and Asian markets. Over 65 percent of annual landings originates from the tuna and dolphin fish fisheries, which contribute about 56 percent in value terms (about US$ 6 million). Blue Fin Tuna (BFT) Season is on the way too. Here are some of Week 24/25 interesting movements – …

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Mgarr Harbour – MURAT HACIBEKIROGLU II – 20.07.2004

One of the ships that used to call at Mgarr Harbour, Gozo was the 70 metre long coaster MURAT HACIBEKIROGLU II. She was seen several times in our territorial waters calling both Valletta (Grand Harbour) and Marsamxett Harbour ( Old Medserv Base). She was built in Turkey in 1984 by Dearsan Shipyard at Istanbul where …

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Salvage – DINAMIK salvaged by tug GLADIATOR – 06.08.2019

The Turkish vessel DINAMIK suffered a main engine breakdown in position of 050 22 05 N, 005 57 04 W, on Aug 6, 2019, en route from Cardiff to Antwerp in ballast condition around 0920 hrs. The ship anchored in 15 nautical miles northwest of Pendeen, Cornwall around 1715 hrs. The Sea Wolf Marine Group …

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