23 October 2017






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Ships at Haifa, Israel in Week 42 of 2017.

The following movements are covered by a friend at Haifa, Israel –

Sunday 15th October, 2017.

The 2004 built CYP flag and owned tug EDT ZENON was seen out to supply TSHD SHAHAF while dredging. She’s the former Dutch tug DUTCH PARTNER bearing imo 9315977.

Then we had tankers replacing each other. They throw 2 anchors (one by one) in a V from off the bow and are tied to 4 buoys at the stern while discharging their crude oil to the refineries.

First one was the 20047 built MLT flag chemical/oil product tanker HOPE A bearing imo no 9282821.

She was followed by the 2012 built GRC flag and owned crude oil tanker NISSOS PAROS bearing imo 9592290 with pilotboat RONI II on duty.

And finally with the 2002 built LBR flag crude oil tanker SANTA CRUZ I bearing imo 9259680.

Tuesday 17th October, 2017.

The 40 m workboat HAI JIAN 26 arrived from Ashdod. The Chinese working here put a lot of their equipment under Israeli flag.

The 2006 built PAN flag container ship MSC JOANNA left Haifa bound to Valencia, Spain bearing imo 9304435.

On her completion the 2000 built LUX flag container ship E.R. PUSAN entered port bearing imo 9211169 and she’s the former E.R. PUSAN until April 2000 and OOCL LOS ANGELES until December 2009.

Thursday 19th October, 2017.

During dusk period the 2003 built BHS flag cruise liner SEVEN SEAS VOYAGER with imo 9247144 was seen leaving port after an overnight stay.

Friday 20th October, 2017.

The 1998 built MLT flag passenger ship CLIO was seen entering port. She’s the former LE LEVANT until october 2012 and TERE MOANA until June 2016 with imo 9159830.

Memorial regatta of INS EILAT that  was sunk on 21 October 1967 in Mediterranean international waters off Port Said, hit by three Soviet-made Styx missiles launched by Egyptian Komar Class missile boats

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