13 April 2024






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On Monday 8th April, 2024 the former Maltese owned refrigerated vessel SANTINA passed breakwaters at 13o5 hrs as the Greek flag and owned boat AVRAMAR FRY.

She was built in Spain by Rodman Polyships at Vigo, Spain as the PUNTA LA GAVIOTA homeported at Santa Cruz De Tenerife (ESP Flag) in March 1999 with fishing matricola as 2a-TE-1-1-99 and during the early days of BlueFin Tuna (BFT) Season here at Malta she was spotted both in Marsaxlokk & Grand Harbour.

Above image is back to 13th September, 2006 while the below image at Marsaxlokk Harbour (Fishport area) back to 7th August, 2006.

During November 2006 she was bought by MareBlu Tuna, Malta and renamed as SANTINA homeported at Valletta with MLT Flag with fishing matricola as MFD 003.

She was well maintained and even spotted on her hard at Marsaxlokk Hardstanding Facilities

During July 2022 she was seen in Greek waters homeported at Cartagena, Spain with fishing matricola as 4a-CT-4-1-20 and this year she was seen in her current name.

And yesterday Friday 12th April, 2024 she re entered again at 1141 hrs after she left Valletta at 1057 hrs bound to Mostaganem, Algeria due to bad weather conditions.

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