Palumbo Malta Shipyard – Cruise Liner MSC PREZIOSA from 15.11 to 04.12.2022

And once again the 2013 built 333 metres long liner MSC PREZIOSA was seen at Palumbo Malta Shipyard on Tuesday 15th November passing breakwaters at 0923 hrs coming from Hamburg, Germany. She entered straight to Dock 6 for drydocking etc. On Saturday 3rd December, 2022 morning she was shifted to Parlatorio Wharf. Upon completion of […]

Local Shipping – Luzzu Cruises LADY SHELLEY

One of the 6 vessels operated by the Family run Luzzu Cruises is the 1997 built 24.7 metres long glass bottom (the ONLY one in the Maltese Islands) catamaran hull passenger boat LADY SHELLEY. She was acquired in 2019 bought from the family run ferry company Biosfera Express based on the Island of La Graciosa […]

Delivery – HSC ARTEMIS to Malta – 21.12.2020

In Middle October 2020 Fred Olsen Express announced that the first high speed craft acquired and also the first ever to sail in the waters surrounding the Canary Islands, the BONANZA EXPRESS was sold to a new company named Ponte Ferries with address located in Gozo (c/o Magro Brothers ). BONANZA EXPRESS was built by […]

Livestock Ships – AL MAHMOUD 2

One of the livestock ships that was around is the 1986 built 149 metre long AL MAHMOUD 2 now trading as POLARIS 2. She was built in Japan by Shin Kurushima Onishi Shipyard at Imabari as the car carrier TOUKO MARU trading until April 1996; FUJIMARIN from 1996 to 2003; FUJIMARINE from 2003 to 2009. […]

Towage News -Fairplay to operate in Spanish Waters – 17.03.2020

Fairplay Towage Group has been awarded a licence to operate harbour tugs in the Port of Las Palmas in the Canary Islands, thus making the company’s services available in Spanish waters for the first time. Fairplay’s operations out of Las Palmas will utilise four modern tugs sailing with Spanish crew, homeported in Spain and are […]