One of the former Maersk owned vessels is the 2001 built multi purpose Subsea Construction Vessel BOLD MAVERICK that is currently engaged in Submarine Cable operations in Malta that started on Sunday 14th November, 2021.
So far she called at Grand Harbour, Malta twice for mobilising and uplifting bunkers, first on Saturday 9th October and lately on Thursday 18th November on both calls berthing at Valletta Cruise Port. The below images are while during her last call on Saturday 20th November.
She was built in Germany by Volkswerft Stralsund Shipyard as MAERSK RELIANCE trading until 2008 where she was renamed as RUBICON MAVERICK trading until 2011 where she was acquired by her current Chinese Company – SB Submarine Systems and renamed as BOLD MAVERICK.
She’s involved in the PEACE (Pakistan & East Africa Connecting Europe) MED Submarine Cable Laying of Malta Branching Unit. The PEACE MED is 12,000 km long, privately owned cable system that provides an open, flexible and carrier-neutral services for its customers.
The PEACE cable system is designed with the latest 200G transmission technology and WSS ROAMD BU technology, which provides the capability to transmit over 16Tbps per fibre pair servicing growing regional capacity needs. This PEACE cable system substantially reduces network latency by adopting shortest direct route connectivity, providing cost-effective capacity in an economically growing region and enhancing route diversity between Asia, Africa and Europe.
Above images of operations to Ramla tal-Mixquqa (Golden Sands) taken earlier today Tuesday 21st December, 2021.
Watermarked Photos are by Capt. Lawrence Dalli. Do not use these images without my permission. © All rights reserved. Malta Ship Photos & Action Photos – www.maltashipphotos.com
Published – Tuesday 21st December, 2021