CMA CGM News – Terminal Handling Charges in Jebel Ali, UAE from 1st November, 2023

CMA CGM informs its customers that the Terminal Handling Charges (THC) in Jebel Ali, UAE, will be collected by the terminal directly from customers as from November 1st, 2023 for import as well as export shipments. Please do not hesitate to contact your usual local sales team for further information. All images are of the 2007 built 191 metres […]

Vehicle Carriers – SEA PATRIS

One of the Greek owned car carriers trading around is the 1985 built 176 metre long SEA PATRIS. She was built in Japan at Imabari Shipbuilding Marugame Yard in 1985 as FRANCONIA of which was renamed to her current name on May 2014. Her Maiden Call at Grand Harbour, Malta was during July 2017 and […]

STS Operation – SIGNAL MAYA and WHITE TRADER – 20.07.2020

On Monday 20th July, 2020 a ship to ship (STS) Operation between the 249.97 m crude oil tanker SIGNAL MAYA and the 274 m crude oil tanker WHITE TRADER was photographed from the air by MALTA SHIP PHOTOS offshore Malta. SIGNAL MAYA was built in South Korea by Hyundai Samho on 17th July, 2017 with […]

High Speed Craft – SPEED JET

Last 17th May, 2023 we issued an article regarding the towage of SPEED JET by tug DUKE II in the Mediterranean Sea last October  – https://maltashipphotos.com/aerial-photography-duke-ii-towing-high-speed-craft-speed-jet-06-10-2022/ And today we have for you readers the history of this lovely Austal Built AUTO EXPRESS 82… Built in 1996 as FELIX I for the Danish Ferry Operator Scandlines […]

Seismic – PGS awarded work in the Mediterranean – Jan 2023

Norwegian offshore seismic acquisition specialist PGS has won a new 3D survey contract in the Mediterranean region. The 2017 built Titan Class vessel RAMFORM HYPERION will be used. Infact we saw her in Malta twice within few months, first in October 2022 berthed port side alongside at Pinto 3 Wharf, part of Valletta Cruise Port […]

Oil Rig NOBLE PAUL ROMANO towage – AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY – 05.11.2012

On Monday 5th November, 2012 the semi-submersible drilling rig (SSDR) NOBLE PAUL ROMANO towage was photographed from the air by MALTA SHIP PHOTOS around 65 nautical miles east offshore Malta. She was being towed by the 2011 Japanese built offshore tug/supply ship POSH CHAMPION with a 3,174 DWT and 75 metres as length overall. Also […]

Towage News – Polish tug STRAZAK-28 delivered – 18.11.2022

On Friday 18th November,2022 the Polish built and owned tug STRAZAK-28 was commissioned for the Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority SA. She was built at the Remontowa Shipbuilding SA shipyard in Gdańsk with 29.2m as length overall (loa); beam of 10.47m and draught of 3.45 m. Her maximum speed is 12 knots. The purchase of […]

330 metre VLCC HELLAS FOS at Malta – Aerial Photography – October 2022

The 2022 built GRC flag and owned very large crude carrier (VLCC) HELLAS FOS that was built in South Korea by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) as hull no 3270 was photographed from on the air on 2 occasions by MALTA SHIP PHOTOS in Central Mediterranean. Interesting to see the name as HELLAS FOS again on […]