CMA CGM News – CMA CGM to reshuffle its services linking East Med countries, Malta & Libya effective from 6th November, 2023

As there are always BETTER WAYS to address a market, CMA CGM – Short Sea Lines Division is pleased to announce the reshuffling of our TULYB, GTL and GETEX services as from WEEK 45 between TURKEY | GREECE| CYPRUS | EGYPT | LEBANON | MALTA | LIBYA. New TULYB set up will address the Turkey – Greece/Piraeus – Cyprus – Egypt – Libya markets. New GTL set up […]

Offshore – DP3 oil rig TRANSOCEAN BARENTS at Malta – August 2023

On Saturday 5th August, 2023 the 2009 built 6th generation, semi submersible drilling oil rig (ssdr) TRANSOCEAN BARENTS was spotted approaching Bunkering Area 4, Malta as scheduled. Upon completion of her position at Bunkering Area 4 the only self propelled sheerlegs in the Maltese Islands – SEAWOLF II, towing a barge that left Medserv Base […]

Naval News – HMS ENTERPRISE H 88 Paid Off – 27.03.2023

The second Royal Navy Vessel to pay off during March,2023 is the Echo Class Hydrographic vessel H88 HMS ENTERPRISE. In Fact earlier today she was saluted by the 2010 built tug SD INDULGENT by giving her a water salute from her fire monitors at Portsmouth.   The tenth ship to bear this name HMS ENTERPRISE […]

Beirut Blast – More ammonium nitrate found at Beirut Port – 03.09.2020

The Lebanese army found another 4.35 tonnes of explosive ammonium nitrate on Thursday 3rd September near the entrance to Beirut port, one month on from the deadly blast caused by 2,750 tonnes of the same substance that ripped apart much of the city and killed 191 persons. The military said in a statement on Thursday that army […]

Beirut Blast – 21 Bangladesh Navy crew injured – 04.08.2020

At least four Bangladeshi nationals have been killed and around 100 more, including 21 members of the Bangladesh Navy,  have been injured in two massive explosions that rocked the port of Lebanese capital Beirut on Tuesday. In a press release on Wednesday 5th August, 2020, the Inter Service Public Relation Directorate (ISPR) confirmed at least […]

Beirut Blast – Countries united in sending Humanitarian Aid – 07.08.2020

Countries and international organisations have lined up to help Lebanon after a massive warehouse explosion sent a shockwave across Beirut, killing at least 154 and injuring over 5,000 persons. Also it destroyed 3 hospitals, major PPE Stores and Lebanon’s major grain store, triggering food crisis worries. Bahraini officials load medical aid and ground support equipment […]

Beirut Blast – Cruise Liner ORIENT QUEEN sinks after the explosion – 04.08.2020

The 121 metre long cruise ship ORIENT QUEEN was berthed at Beirut Port, Lebanon on Tuesday 4th August, 2020 opposite of the massive explosion and has partially sunk to the pier where she was berthed. The Philippines’ Department of Foreign Affairs said in a statement that information from the Philippine Embassy in Beirut indicated that two seafarers […]

Beirut Blast – CMA CGM emergency plan – 06.08.2020

According to a press release – The CMA CGM Group is sad to announce the passing of one of the staff members who went missing on August 4th after the Beirut explosions. We are deeply affected by this tragedy and extend our condolences to his family, colleagues and all of his loved ones. Deeply rooted […]