Malta Naval Visits – May 2024

Sunday 5th May.  The Italian Coast Guard (Guardia Costiera)  Multipurpose vessel CP 920 BRUNO GREGORETTI called at Grand Harbour, Malta passing breakwaters at 1455 hrs berthing at Boiler Wharf using Mooring Services ONLY. More images can be found here – https://maltashipphotos.com/photo/cp-920-bruno-gregoretti-05-05-2024/ Nearly an hour later at 1540 hrs the Angeli Del Mare Class Patrol Craft […]

High Speed Craft News – Ponte Ferries Cancel their Voyages to start – 06.08.2021

Ponte Ferries stated that it has been forced to delay the launch of her ferry service to Sicily due to a last-minute legal challenge with Sicilian authorities by “a competing operator”, which objected to her use of the Augusta Port. Virtu Ferries, which has been operating a Malta-Sicily service for the past 30 years, responded immediately […]

Coronavirus – Maersk cancels all Crew Changes – 17.03.2020

Due to the consequences of the CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) the Danish company A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S suspended all crew changes until April 14th. A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S also known as simply Maersk, is a Danish business with activities in the  transport, logistics and energy sectors. Photos by Capt. Lawrence Dalli. Do not use these images without my permission. © All rights […]

Valletta (Grand Harbour) Commercial Shipping Movements – Week 2 of 2019.

Monday 7th January, 2019. From 0003 to 0415 hrs the 1995 built ITA flag ropax EUROFERRY OLYMPIA was at Valletta berthed at Laboratory Wharf. Former Name – TRANSEUROPA until December 2013. IMO : 9010175; 183m; 32,553 GRT. Vessel was represented in Malta by Sullivan Maritime Ltd – www.sullivanmaritime.com From 0525 to 1127 hrs the 1999 built PRT flag ro/ro ship PAULINE RUSS was at Valletta […]

Valletta Cruise Port – Week 42 of 2018

Valletta Cruise Port plc (formerly VISET Malta plc) is a limited liability company which took over the cruise and ferry terminal operations following an international tender issued by the Government of Malta in 1996. Valletta Cruise Port was awarded the project and the formal agreement was signed on the 23rd of November 2001.   PORTE DES […]