Broken Up – Cable Ship RAYMOND CROZE – 28.12.2023

During Q 4 of 2023, the French built and French owned cable layer RAYMOND CROZE was sold to Shipbreakers at Aliaga, Turkey and was beached on Thursday 28th December, 2023. She was built by Soc Nouvelle des Ateliers et Chantiers de La Rochelle-Pallice – La Rochelle, France with yard no 1235 in 1983 with 107.02 […]

Ferry – 1980 built SHERBATSKIY

One of the last remaining ships built for Townsend Thoresen for the Dover – Calais route as the PRIDE OF FREE ENTERPRISE was scrapped in December 2015 and was seen as SHERBATSKIY. She was launched on 31st May 1980 by Schichau Unterweser AG, Germany as yard number 2281 as PRIDE OF FREE ENTERPRISE for Townsend Thoresen […]

Breaking Up – Cruise Liner CARNIVAL IMAGINATION – 16.09.2020

Due to the Pandemic Disease COVID-19, Carnival Cruise Line suspended all North American itineraries from March 14th. In July 2020, as a result of Carnival Cruise Line reducing fleet capacity, the liner CARNIVAL IMAGINATION entered a long term lay-up status, with no planned date for the ship to enter back into service. Prior to entering into a long […]

Breaking up – Cruise Liner CARNIVAL INSPIRATION – 05.08.2020

After being stripped from valuables at Curacao’s container port, the island’s port authority disclosed—a telltale sign that they’re being prepared for removal from service, Carnival Cruise line ship CARNIVAL INSPIRATION started her last voyage. Based in Long Beach, California, she was spotted off Algeria on Thursday 30th July bound to Aliaga, Turkey that has become the final […]

Breaking up – Cruise Liner CARNIVAL FANTASY – 29.07.2020

After being stripped from valuables at Curacao’s container port, Carnival Cruise line oldest ship CARNIVAL FANTASY started her last voyage. On Thursday 23rd July she passed the straits of Gibraltar to enter the Mediterranean Sea bound to Aliaga for the breakers. During a press conference on 10th July, 2020, Carnival Corporation CEO Arnold Donald revealed […]

Breaking Up – 1993 built vehicles carrier FIDES – July 2020

On Wednesday 10th June, 2020 around 1220 hrs the 1993 built vehicles carrier FIDES wearing the colours of Malta Motorways of the Sea colours entered Grand Harbour of what was her last port of call. She was assisted by Tug Malta tugboat LIENI to berth at Magazine Wharf for some works and debunkering. Built in […]

Vehicle Carriers – NEPTUNE THALASSA

Neptune Lines Shipping and Managing Enterprises SA is a leading finished vehicle logistics provider, offering transportation and shipping solutions to manufacturers and shippers of cars and high & heavy cargoes. During August 1996 the car carrier NEPTUNE THALASSA was introduced to the fleet. She was built in 1979 by Sasebo Heavy Industries at Sasebo, Japan […]

Vehicle Carriers – SEA ANEMOS

One of the Greek owned vehicle carrier that used to call at Valletta, Malta was the SEA ANEMOS. She was built in Japan by IS Shipyard at Imabari as NISSHO MARU trading until May 1998 with loa of 106 m and beam of 17 m. She has 6,525 GRT while her deadweight (DWT) is 2,709 […]