Palumbo Malta Shipyard – COSTA FIRENZE – 05.10 to 14.10.2020.

On Monday 5th October the new building cruise liner Hull 6273 named as COSTA FIRENZE entered Grand Harbour, Malta on a dull afternoon coming from Fincantieri Marghera Shipyard, Italy. She was due to be assisted by 3 tugs but LIENI went disable and duty pilot took responsibility with 2 tugs – SEA SALVOR and SPINOLA […]

Malta Naval Visits – ITS ELETTRA A 5340 – 20 – 22.12.2019

One of the interesting naval vessels in the Italian Navy the ITS ELETTRA A 5340 called at Valletta, Malta for a diplomatic visit on Friday 20th December entering at 0803 hrs berthing port side alongside Pinto 4 Wharf that forms part of Valletta Cruise Port. She is an intelligence collector (AGI) designed to provide strategic […]

Naval Ships – Italian Navy A 5309 ITS ANTEO

One of the submarine rescue ships in the world is ITS ANTEO A 5309 of the Italian Navy, assigned to Raggruppamento Subacquei ed Incursori “Teseo Tesei” (COMSUBIN). ITS ANTEO is the third ship to bear this name in the Italian Navy. The ship’s design was developed by the “Ufficio Navi Speciali del Reparto Progetti Navi” (Special Office […]

Fishing – Tunisian Trawler KARIM TG 594

Lately, a Tunisian Flag fishing stern trawler KARIM was involved in towing a cage during the Blue Fin Tuna (BFT) Season to one of the Tuna Ranches Operators in Malta. She was bearing fishing registration as TG 594 and she was built in 1981 in Trapani, Italy by Cantiere Navali Stabile as LABOR SECONDO flying […]