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Bunkering – Offshore Convoy at Malta – 19.10.2021.

On Tuesday 19th October, 2021 the convoy of the 1984 built offshore tug/supply ship ARTEMIS together with the 2008 built cable layer ATALANTI though both entered separate with different harbour pilot aboard. First to enter was the ARTEMIS at 1046 hrs berthing starboard side alongside Pinto 4 Wharf. This was her second call this year …

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Local Shipping – Submersible Exploration Ship U BOAT NAVIGATOR.

One of the converted fishing vessels around is the 2008 built U BOAT NAVIGATOR. She was built at Cinar Tersanecilik Ltd, Gemlik in Turkey as the fishing vessel ESAT KOCALI and in 2012 she was converted after being acquired by the submarine pilots and expert diving instructors father-and-son duo Eugene and Dmitry Tomashov. In fact …

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Casualties – EL FARO sunk with 33 crew – 01.10.2015

EL FARO was a United States flagged, combination roll-on/roll-off and lift-on/lift-off cargo ship crewed by U.S. merchant mariners. She was lost at sea with all hands on October 1st, 2015, after losing her propulsion near the eye wall of Hurricane Joaquin. EL FARO departed Jacksonville, Florida, bound for Puerto Rico at 2030 hrs on September 29th 2015, when the Tropical Storm Joaquin was several hundred miles to …

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