Metal waste is exported in Malta and from time to time, ships call at Grand Harbour, Malta berthing at Laboratory Wharf South 2 for loading scrap iron bound to Turkey.
On Thursday 23rd January, 2020 the 88 metre long coaster RIVER THAMES was spotted loading scrap iron in her holds.
She was built in 1986 at Papenburg, Germany by Suerken Hermann as MARIA D. She’s homeported at Port Vila with Vanuatu (VUT) flag. She has a 2,370 GRT and 3,670 DWT.
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Published – Friday 13th March, 2020.