Naval News – Aircraft Carrier ITS CAVOUR C 550 at Catania – May 2018

The Italian Navy 2008 commissioned aircraft carrier (Portaaerei in Italian) ITS CAVOUR C 550 entered Catania Port on Friday 11th May 2018. Upon her arrival 2 tractor tugs BELGIO (95) and FINLANDIA (96) left breakwater to assist her with maneuvering though hardly they push on her. She was laid down by Fincantieri in June 2001, and […]

Pozzallo Port, Sicily Movements – 04.02.2019

0649 hrs – The 2009 built LBR flag bulker LOUISA BOLTEN entered Pozzallo berthing at Banchina Foranea assisted by 2 tugs. IMO: 9406049; 179 m; 19,972 GRT. Duty tugs were the 1978 built tug CITTA DI AUGUSTA (IMO: 7711177; 32 m; 199 GRT) and the 1980 built tug LIONE (IMO: 7929073; 32 m; 200 GRT). […]

Catania Port Movements – Monday 10th September 2018

The Port of Catania was first built in 1438. Repeatedly rebuilt over the centuries, today it is one of the most important ports in Sicily. With a total surface area of 615,000 m2 used for goods storage yards, Catania Port  is home to a variety of different activities: a tourist and commercial port (with national and […]

DYNAMIC MANTA EXERCISE 2018 – FS LANGUEDOC D 653 The French Participation for Dynamic Manta Exercise 2018 is a FREMM Frigate – D 653 FS LANGUEDOC. She was commissioned on the 16th March 2016 and built by Naval Group, Lorient formerly DCNS in France.She was spotted berthed at Banchina 13 at Catania Port on Friday 2nd […]