Naval News – Final Days of HMAS SIRIUS O 266 – 22.11.2021

HMAS SIRIUS O 266 the former Greek tanker DELOS built in 2004 and purchased by the Royal Australian Navy and converted into a fleet replenishment vessel is in her final days prior to decommissioning in December 2021. DELOS was built at the Hyundai Mipo Dockyard in South Korea as one from 6 of her class being built for the Greek Shipping Company Tsakos. She […]

Anchor Handling Tug GO ACAMAR – Aerial Photography

On Wednesday 5th June 2013, the 2009 built Anchor Handling Tug (AHT) GO ACAMAR was photographed from the air by MALTA SHIP PHOTOS around 35 miles offshore Malta heading to her next port of call. She was built in China by Xinghai Shipyard at Weihai as EAGLE 1 until June for only a month where […]

Icebreaker – AURORA AUSTRALIS final voyage – 17.03.2020

The final operational voyage of Australia’s Antarctic icebreaker AURORA AUSTRALIS left Hobart last week for the sub Antarctic Macquarie Island. The ship’s last trip south, after 31 years of service to the Australian Antarctic Program, will be a two week voyage to resupply Macquarie Island and transport expeditioners. She was built by Carrington Slipways in Tomago, New […]

Yachting – Converted Superyacht ARCTIC P at Malta – August 2019

One of the most beautiful converted superyachts in the world the 88 m long ARCTIC P currently is cruising around the Maltese Islands. She was built in 1970 as an ocean going salvage tug ARCTIC owned by German Tug company Bugsier GmbH & Co Kg (still in existence). She was built in Germany by Schichau […]