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 […]

Tugboat News – GIOVANNI BALISTRERI sold – March 2022

During March 2022 the Italian tugboat GIOVANNI BALISTRERI was sold to Nigerian interests. She was built in Italy in July 1980 by Cantiere Navali Giorgetti in Viareggio as MULETTO with yard number 29 for the Augusta company Augustea Imprese Marittime E Di Salvataggi SpA working as a harbour tug at Messina. With 27.62 metres length […]

High Speed Craft News – Ponte Ferries Cancel their Voyages to start – 06.08.2021

Ponte Ferries stated that it has been forced to delay the launch of her ferry service to Sicily due to a last-minute legal challenge with Sicilian authorities by “a competing operator”, which objected to her use of the Augusta Port. Virtu Ferries, which has been operating a Malta-Sicily service for the past 30 years, responded immediately […]