Casualties – Grimaldi’s EUROCARGO TRIESTE fire – 21.11.2019

The 1997 built ro/ro cargo ship EUROCARGO TRIESTE suffered fire in engine room shortly after she left Livorno, Italy around 0130 UTC on Thursday November 21st. According to reports the engine room was sealed and fire fighting flooding system was activated. At the time of the incident the ship was around 4 nautical miles off […]

CASUALTY – Tanker HEPHAESTUS aground at Malta – 10.02.2018. The 1965 built bunkering tanker HEPHAESTUS ran aground at Qawra Point, Malta on Saturday 10th February, 2018 early morning during a strong Northerly Wind Force 7 after she dragged anchor from Bunkering Area 1 with 7 crew members. Malta Red Cross dispatched 4 vehicles including ambulances and […]

23 Years Ago – 9 Dockyard Workers Killed in UM EL FAROUD Tragedy 23 years ago, 3rd February 1995 around 2215/2225 hrs an explosion on board the Libyan tanker UM EL FAROUD drydocked at Malta Drydocks Dock no 3 tragically claiming the lives of nine workers ripped the midships section. She entered drydocking on 30th January after 1400 hrs. […]