Breaking Up – 1977 built tug MARZAMEMI – 06.04.2018

On Friday 6th April 2018 it was reported that the Panama homeported tug MARZAMEMI was beached at the Gadani Shipbreakers Yard. She was built in 1977 in Denmark by Dannebrog Vaerft A/S at Aarhus under yard number 169 and delivered in 1978 to Em.Z. Svitzer’s Salvage Company Ltd at Copenhagen, Denmark as SVITZER GARM homeported […]

Legless Jack Up Rig ATLANTIC ROTTERDAM – Aerial Photography

On Wednesday 10th October 2018, the 1975 built jack up oil rig ATLANTIC ROTTERDAM towed by the 2009 built 154 tons bollard pull tug CARLO MARTELLO were photographed from the air by MALTA SHIP PHOTOS offshore Malta heading to Aliaga, Turkey for breakers. ATLANTIC ROTTERDAM was built by IHC Gusto B.V; Netherlands and since 2015 she was […]

ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION – Italian Flag tugboat MARE JONIO latest vessel to NGO Sea-Watch

While some of Sea-Watch activists have been fighting  in recent weeks for the release of SEA WATCH 3 currently detained at Malta and continue to do so were others in the creation and scheduling of the Italian rescue project Mediterranea involved.  Tangible result of this work, the Sea Watch supports both financially and operationally to a […]

Breaking Up – 1964 built tug KERVEROS – 2018

The steel single screw tugboat KERVEROS was seen at the breakers at Aliaga, Turkey during the last quarter of 2018. She was built in 1964 by F Schichau GmbH at Bremerhaven as Yard No 1729 for Bugsier Reederei und Bergungs AG, Hamburg as a Salvage Tug named HEROS (3). She was delivered on the 30th […]

SALVAGE – ANNA 2005 by BRUCOLI – February 2018. On Friday 23rd February 2018 the Italian  flag and owned 1974 built tugboat BRUCOLI left Valletta, Malta from Cassar Ship Repair Yard Facilities bound to salvage the 2005 built VCT Flag general cargo ship ANNA 2005 that developed an engine failure while on passage to Pozzallo, Sicily from […]

TOWAGE – ALICAN DEVAL at Malta. On Thursday 2nd March 2006 the Turkish flag and owned general cargo ship  ALICAN DEVAL  was seen off Valletta, Malta towed by the Italian Flag and owned 1974  tugboat BRUCOLI after she ran aground bound to Malta Shipyards where the mentioned cargo ship was handed over to Tug Malta Ltd […]

SAFE HIBERNIA spotted bound to breakers. – 06.08.2017 Safe Hibernia was constructed at Rauma Repola, Finland, in 1977 to a modified Aker H-3 design and was upgraded in 1991 and 1994 before completing a major refurbishment and internal upgrade in 2006. She’s a moored semi-submersible accommodation vessel with beds for 632 persons capable of operating in […]