Malta Naval Visits – RFA ARGUS A 135 – 23-25.11.2022

On Wednesday 23rd November, 2022 the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Role 3 Casualty Treatment/Aviation Training Ship RFA ARGUS A 135 passed Grand Harbour, Malta breakwaters at 1026 hrs after embarking pilot at Marsaxlokk Harbour Pilot Station 2 Bravo due to heavy swell off Grand Harbour (OGH) during her maiden call. She was originally built as […]

Palumbo Malta Shipyard – Tanker STENA PENGUIN from 08.09 to 15.09.2021

One of the Croatian built tankers from Stena Tankers seen in Malta was the 2010 built oil product tanker STENA PENGUIN which entered Malta on Wednesday 8th September coming from Algeciras, Spain passing breakwaters at 1435 hrs bound to Palumbo Malta Shipyard Dock 6. She was built at Brodosplit in Sprit, Croatia as yard no […]

Yachting – 115.76 metre superyacht ATLANTIS II in Malta again – 2021

The classic 115.76 metre (380 ft) superyacht ATLANTIS II was seen once again in Malta during February/March 2021 at Palumbo Superyachts. In fact in February she was drydocked at Dock no 2. She was built in 1981 by Hellenic shipyards, Greece for Stavros Niarchos, famous Greek-American magnate of the time. She was reportedly built in […]

Yachting – 1993 built yacht KARIMA for Sale – November 2019

KARIMA was built in 1993 by Amels in Makkum, Netherlands as MAUPITI. Currently sailing under the flag of Bermuda (BMU) and she was last refitted in 2007. She is powered by Caterpillar engines of 745 hp each giving her a maximum speed of 14 knots and a cruising speed of 12 knots. Her maximum range […]

Valletta Cruise Port – Week 29 of 2018

Interesting Week seeing different types of ships with cruise liners Aerial Image of QALET MARKU at Bahar Ic-Caghaq, Malta back to 25th April, 2016 Tuesday 17th July, 2018. From 1217 to 2023 hrs the 1998 built BHS flag cruise liner NORWEGIAN SPIRIT was at  Valletta berthed at Pinto 1 and 2 wharves. Vessel was represented in […]

VALLETTA CRUISE PORT –  OCEANA – 17.05.2018. Every single Thursday during 2018 the cruise ship of the P&O Cruise Line OCEANA is calling at Valletta Cruise Port berthing at Pinto 1 and 2 wharves to finish/start cruises from Malta. Below images are of the cruise liner entering Valletta back to 26th April, 2018 – Various changes regarding her ETA […]

VALLETTA CRUISE PORT –  OCEANA – 12.04.2018. On Thursday 12th April, 2018 the cruise ship of the P&O Cruise Line OCEANA called again at Valletta Cruise Port berthing at Pinto 1 and 2 wharves. She’s the former OCEAN PRINCESS and at over 77,000 tonnes, OCEANA is the fifth largest of eight ships currently in service with P&O Cruises. She entered […]

VALLETTA CRUISE PORT –  OCEANA – 05.04.2018. On Thursday 5th April, a dull day with Easterly force 5 winds with the afternoon blowing to North Westerly Force 7 sometimes 8 at times the 2000 built cruise liner OCEANA called to Valletta for the first time during her 2018 itinerary cruises. She arrived from Civitavecchia, Italy to […]