Palumbo Malta Shipyard – Tsakos tanker ALASKA from 26th May to 27th June 2024

After 24 days since the departure of Tsakos Energy Navigation (TEN) crude oil tanker ARCHANGEL, it was time to see another  Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) build, this time the ALASKA homeported at Majuro (MHL Flag) too. She passed breakwaters at Grand Harbour on Sunday 26th May at 1248 hrs assisted by 4 tugs and berthed […]

Offshore – Icebreaking Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessel (AHTS) AIVIQ

One of the Edison Chouest Offshore vessels is the 2012 built icebreaking anchor handling tug supply vessel AIVIQ. During July 2009, Edison Chouest Offshore won a $150 million contract for the construction of an icebreaking anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessel for Royal Dutch Shell. The 110 metre vessel, largest ever built by the company, would be […]

Coastguard – USCG decommissions last Hamilton Class Cutter – 24.04.2021

On Saturday 24th April, 2021 after 49 years of service the United States Coast Guard (USCG) Hamilton Class Cutter WHEC 724 USCGC DOUGLAS MUNRO was decommissioned at Kodiak Coast Guard Base, Alaska marking the end of an era. The first ship in the 12 Hamilton Class Cutter was commissioned in March 1967; her keel was […]