Aerial Photography – Heavy Load Carrier DONGBANG GIANT No 3

One of the ships that was photographed from the air by MALTA SHIP PHOTOS (MSPAP) in 2019 was the South Korean built and owned Heavy Load Carrier DONGBANG GIANT No 3. She was built in South Korea by Oriental Heavy Industries at Gwangyang with dimensions as 155 metres length overall (loa) and 38 metres beam. […]

Bunkering – Tugboat MUSTANG at Malta – 26.12.2023

One of the Dutch built tugs trading around – MUSTANG called again at Grand Harbour, Malta while on transit from Greece to Las Palmas, Canary Islands. She passed breakwaters at 0734 hrs berthing at Deep Water Quay (DWQ) 4 Wharf. Few minutes later road tankers from MZ Fuels starting bunkering operations. MUSTANG was built in […]

Passer By – AHT Centaurus towing Oil Rig – 23.08.2023

The 2009 built anchor handling tug CENTAURUS towing a semi submersible drilling rig (ssdr) from the Atlantic Ocean towards Aliaga, Turkey passed by Malta on her way to the breakers. She was built in Germany under the same name by Mutzelfeldtwerft Nord at Cuxhaven for the German owners Harms Salvage, Transport and Heavylift GmbH & […]

Bunkering – DONGBANG GIANT No 1

The South Korean flag and owned deck cargo ship DONGBANG GIANT No 1 called offshore Malta for uplifting bunkers on Sunday 7th May, 2023. She arrived at Bunkering Area 3 around 1240 hrs for bunkering operation by Zeta Energy tanker LEYONA of which she received fresh water, stores and provision. She was built in South […]

Bunkering – ANNA 2005 – 21.04.2023

On Friday 21 st April, 2023 the 2005 built VCT flag general cargo vessel ANNA 2005 called at Malta for uplifting bunkers coming from Nador, Morocco. She was built in China by Qiligang Shipping Industry at Wenling as HONG PU 79 trading until 2006 where she was sold and renamed to her current name. She […]

Local Shipping – Bunkering Tanker VALLIERE

One of the Swedish Built ships around is the bunkering tanker VALLIERE.                           She was built at Asiverken, Amal, Sweden in 1962 as the HAMNSJO and was renamed to ALPHA AV DONSO as one of the smaller bunkering tankers in Scandinavia. She was […]

Bunkering – Tanker RITI – 25.03.2023

An interesting Croatian built Ship, the 2004 built 281 metre crude oil tanker RITI called at OPL Malta for uplifting bunkers on Saturday 25th March, 2023. She was built at Split Shipyard, Croatia for the Croatian Shipping Company – Tankerska Plovidba based in Zadar as ALAN VELIKI of which back in 2014 we as MALTA […]