CMA CGM News – CMA CGM to reshuffle its services linking East Med countries, Malta & Libya effective from 6th November, 2023

As there are always BETTER WAYS to address a market, CMA CGM – Short Sea Lines Division is pleased to announce the reshuffling of our TULYB, GTL and GETEX services as from WEEK 45 between TURKEY | GREECE| CYPRUS | EGYPT | LEBANON | MALTA | LIBYA. New TULYB set up will address the Turkey – Greece/Piraeus – Cyprus – Egypt – Libya markets. New GTL set up […]

Malta Naval Visits – HMS ALBION L 14 – 07.11 to 11.11.2022

On Monday 7th November 2022, Royal Navy’s amphibious assault ship HMS ALBION L 14 arrived in Malta berthing starboard side alongside to Boiler Wharf. The visit coincided with a series of Remembrance Day commemorations happening in Malta of which her Country Flag was flown half mast as per below images. Her last call to Malta […]

Bunkering – ANNA 2005 – 21.04.2023

On Friday 21 st April, 2023 the 2005 built VCT flag general cargo vessel ANNA 2005 called at Malta for uplifting bunkers coming from Nador, Morocco. She was built in China by Qiligang Shipping Industry at Wenling as HONG PU 79 trading until 2006 where she was sold and renamed to her current name. She […]

Naval News – Egypt receives former US Navy Patrol Craft

During a formal ceremony at Alexandria, Egypt on Monday 21st March the former Cyclone Class Patrol Ships USS HURRICANE (PC 3), USS SIROCCO (PC 6), and USS THUNDERBOLT  (PC 12) were handed over to the Egyptian Navy , after several weeks of preparation, training, and professional exchanges between US Navy sailors and their Egyptian counterparts. […]

Maiden Call – Seismic Vessel SANCO ATLANTIC – 20.04.2022

On Wednesday 20th April, the 1987 built BHS flag research vessel SANCO ATLANTIC called within territorial waters (wtw) during her maiden call for conveyance service 3 nautical miles off Grand Harbour (ogh), Malta. She stopped in her rendezvous position at 1554 hrs for a conveyance service with the 1999 built offshore supply boat MARIA-C that […]

Haifa Port – June 2021 Movements

The Port of Haifa  is the largest of Israel’s three major international seaports, the others being the Port of Ashdod, and the Port of Eilat. It has a natural deep water harbor, which operates all year long, and serves both passenger and merchant ships. It is one of the largest ports in the eastern Mediterranean in terms of freight volume and […]

RoRo Vessels – JOLLY AMARANTO

One of the most interesting roro’s built in late 70’s was the Linea Messina vessel JOLLY AMARANTO. Entering Grand Harbour, Malta back to Monday 16th June 2008. Built at Kawasaki in Kobe, Japan in 1977 as the Swedish TAUBE for the Swedish Shipping Company SCANDINAVIA MOTORSHIP A/S as a Boro (from the English B ulk O il Ro Ro ) freighter that […]