Red Sea Crisis – Greek and British ships hit by Houthi attacks – 06.02.2024

According to Houthi spokesperson it was claimed that  the group had successfully hit the kamsarmax bulker STAR NASIA owned by Star Bulk and the  general cargo ship MORNING TIDE. In a release, the Houthis referred to STAR NASIA as an American ship, and MORNING TIDE as a British ship. The attack on MORNING TIDE which […]

Tall Ships – Jubilee Sailing Trust Ceased Operations – December 2023

The Jubilee Sailing Trust (JST), based in Southampton, UK is a sail training charity registered with the Charity Commission. Founded in 1978 with money from the Silver Jubilee of Elizabeth II fund by Christopher Rudd, a keen sailor, its aims were to integrate both able-bodied and disabled persons through Tall Ship sailing. Unfortunately, this month it was […]

Yachting – 1994 built superyacht MY LADY at Malta – 07.12.2023

One of the Dutch built yachts currently active worldwide is the 29 years old lady MY LADY. She was built in 1994 by Scheepswerf Hakvoort at Monnickendam, Netherlands  originally as BOLD BUCCLEUGH but was renamed LADY MARINA for Sergio Mantegazza who is the successful owner of the widely recognized travel group, Group Voyagers, and the […]

Malta Naval Visits – HMS ALBION L 14 – 07.11 to 11.11.2022

On Monday 7th November 2022, Royal Navy’s amphibious assault ship HMS ALBION L 14 arrived in Malta berthing starboard side alongside to Boiler Wharf. The visit coincided with a series of Remembrance Day commemorations happening in Malta of which her Country Flag was flown half mast as per below images. Her last call to Malta […]

Yacht Transport – HC Melina – 15.04.2020

On Wednesday 15th April, 2020 the 2011 built MPP HC MELINA entered Grand Harbour, Malta with yachts for loading 2 units and discharging 4 units. She was secured at Magazine Wharf at 0445 hrs after duty pilot boarded at 0355 hrs. The first operation was the discharging of the Beneteau Oceanis 60 sailing yacht NOUS. […]

Yacht Transport – SYMPHONY SPIRIT – 19.10.2021

The famous  Rolex Middle Sea Race in Malta (RMSR) starting from Valletta has risen continuously since it was first held in 1968. After leaving the Grand Harbour , Malta, boats head to the Gulf of Messina (Sicily), then the Aeolian Islands (together with the active volcano Stromboli), then passing through the Aegadian Islands, Islands of […]