Ulsan

Palumbo Malta Shipyard – Tanker CHEMTRANS LEO from 27.08 to 24.09.2022

On Saturday 27th August, 2022 the 2006 built LBR flag chemical/oil products tanker CHEMTRANS LEO left Marsaxlokk Harbour bound to Palumbo Malta Shipyard Ltd towed by tugboat SENGLEA. Upon approaching off Grand Harbour, tugs PAWLINA and SEA SALVOR assisted her to berth at Parlatorio Wharf. CHEMTRANS LEO was built in South Korea by Hyundai Mipo …

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Offshore News – SEVEN OCEANIC and SEVEN ARCTIC at Malta in 6 days apart – September 2022.

Two offshore vessels from an interesting fleet of over 35 vessels from the Norwegian Offshore Industry Company Subsea 7 called at Grand Harbour, Malta coming from Norway bound to Filyos, Turkey for provisions, stores etc within 6 days apart from each other. First to enter was the 2011 built Deepwater Subsea Offshore Vessel SEVEN OCEANIC …

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Palumbo Malta Shipyard – LPG Tanker NAVIGATOR VIRGO from 04 to 27.04.2022

Another South Korean built ship, the British owned LPG tanker NAVIGATOR VIRGO was spotted at Palumbo Malta Shipyard during the month of April. In fact she entered Grand Harbour on Monday 4th April at 0852 hrs coming from Arzew, Algeria bound for berthing at Factory Wharf. On Friday 8th April she was shifted from Factory Wharf towards …

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Vehicle Carriers – NEPTUNE KEFALONIA

A regular car carrier calling at Grand Harbour, Malta is the 2009 built NEPTUNE KEFALONIA. She was built in South Korea by Hyundai Mipo Dockyard at Ulsan as yard no 8021 and homeported at Piraeus, Greece (GRC Flag). Later on she changed flag to MLT flag therefore homeported at Valletta. Entering Grand Harbour back to …

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Palumbo Malta Shipyard – Seismic Vessel BGP PROSPECTOR – 17.04.2021 -18.05.2021

On Saturday 17th April, 2021 the 2011 built seismic research ship BGP PROSPECTOR entered Grand Harbour, Malta at 1349 hrs coming from Recalada, Argentina embarking pilot inside breakwaters due to swell. She was built in South Korea at Sekwang Heavy Industries at Ulsan and homeported at Nassau (BHS Flag). She was assisted by 2 local …

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ConRo News – Grimaldi Lines order 6 vessels from South Korea

Grimaldi Group announced a new order signed with Hyundai Mipo Dockyard at Ulsan, South Korea for six new G5 series roro multipurpose vessels. The investment exceeds $500m and deliveries are scheduled between the first months of 2023 and the end of 2024. Those vessels will have a capacity of 4,700 linear meters of rolling freight, …

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Palumbo Malta Shipyard – SEALAND MICHIGAN – 25.10 – 18.11.2020

On Friday 25th October the 2000 built 303 metre long container ship was seen entering Grand Harbour, Malta coming from Gioia Tauro, Italy bound to Palumbo Malta Shipyard Ltd Dock 6 assisted by 3 tugs. She was built in South Korea by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) at Ulsan…… Below images on Tuesday 27th October – …

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Palumbo Malta Shipyard – SUPREME – 01.09 – 20.10.2020

On Tuesday 1st September the 2002 built aframax crude oil tanker SUPREME entered Grand Harbour, Malta for the first time berthing at Parlatorio Wharf assisted by local tugs. She was built in South Korea by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) at Ulsan in 2002 as UNICORN trading until November 2007 where she was renamed to HEYDAR …

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Casualties – Russian Navy Corvette collides with a Refrigerated Ship – 23.09.2020

On Wednesday 23rd September, 2020 early morning the Russian Navy Corvette RFS KAZANETS collided with the 145 metres long refrigerated ship (NOT a container ship as reported by several media) ICE ROSE in dense fog in Danish waters on Wednesday near the Oresund Bridge linking Denmark and Sweden. The reefer sailed under her own power …

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Obo – GENMAR SPIRIT at Malta – 31.05 – 23.06.2005

A type of ship which is not seen much around the Maltese Islands is an ore-bulk-oil carrier, also known as OBO. She’s a ship designed to be capable of carrying wet or dry cargoes. The idea is to reduce the number of ballast condition voyages, in which large ships only carry a cargo one way and return empty …

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