Local Shipping – Fishing Vessel AQUARIUS

One of the Dutch built fishing vessels that used to be owned by a Maltese owned company was the 1972 built Beam Trawler AQUARIUS. Built by W. Visser & Zoon N.V. Werf De Lastdrager in Den Helder, Netherlands as yard number 68 launched as GUSTA EN JENNY trading until 1974; LAURENS ELISABETH trading until 1984 […]

105 Rescued Immigrants arrives at Catania – 10.05.2018 The 105 rescued immigrants that were transferred from Proactiva Open Arms Sailing Vessel ASTRAL arrived at Catania, Sicily on Thursday 10th May 2018 around 0815 hrs aboard the 1977 built SOS Mediterranee/MSF Chartered Rescue Vessel AQUARIUS. Below are some images of the vessel entering Catania – And […]

PASSER BY – Rescue Vessel AQUARIUS – 11.03.2018. The 1977 built GIB flag rescue vessel (NGO Ship) AQUARIUS was spotted at 1721 hrs (1621 UTC)  on Sunday 11th March, 2018 passing by 9.8 nautical miles North West  off Mgarr Harbour, Gozo bound to Augusta, Sicily with 280 rescued people onboard including 25 unaccompanied minors and 38 solo […]