Malta Naval Visits – ESPS PRINCIPE DE ASTURIAS R 11 – 16 to 17.03.2021
The only Spanish Navy (Armada Espanola) Aircraft Carrier that visited Malta so far is ESPS PRINCIPE DE ASTURIAS R 11. She entered Grand Harbour, Malta on Friday 16th March, 2007 around 0835 hrs piloted with the late harbour pilot Austin Vella. She was assisted by Tug Malta twin screw tugs FELICA and MARI. She berthed […]
ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION – 28 Years ago – 675 Albanian Refugees at Malta – 08.08.1991
On Thursday 8th August 1991, an estimated of 10,000 Albanian nationals aboard several ships forced their way into the port of Bari in the south east of Italy and approximately 1,000 into the port of Otranto.. Things were changing in Albania in 1991 and not for the better. Elections left the communist backed Labour Party […]
AIRCRAFT OF THE DAY Agusta Bell AB204B with construction number as 3087 registered as MM80321 Coded 72-52 used by Aeronautica Italiana (Italian Airforce). Currently she’s stored. Here wearing SAR Colours attached to the Helicopter Flight, Malta with the Italian Military Mission.