Opinion – Terms in Shipping at Malta – 25.11.2023

Looking at certain ship photos caption it’s either you laugh or you cry. Most of the funniest shipping terms comes from the Media but when you see certain photographers that are involved in shipping photography you will say – Are you Serious ?? 🙂 CHARTERING is the term used to name the renting of a […]

State Visit – Pope Francis at Gozo – 02.04.2022

Malta welcomed His Holiness Pope Francis during his Apostolic visit to the country from Saturday 2nd April to Sunday 3rd April of which on Saturday 2nd April he visited the sister island of Gozo. The island of Gozo was wearing Holy Week dress and Vatican City Flags mounted on road roundabouts, balconies, roof flagpoles etc […]

ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION – 4th ship Chartered by the Maltese Government – 28.05.2020

The Maltese Government has chartered the fourth passenger boat JADE from Supreme Cruises to hold further 75 illegal immigrants rescued by the Armed Forces of Malta on Wednesday night.  Due that numbers might increase the Government had asked for a vessel that could accommodate up to 250 people which is a sign that busy season […]

VALLETTA CRUISE PORT –  MEIN SCHIFF 1 – 05.04.2018. On Thursday 5th April, a dull day with Easterly force 5 winds with the afternoon blowing to North Westerly Force 7 sometimes 8 at times the 1996 built cruise liner MEIN SCHIFF 1 called to Valletta for the first time during her 2018 itenary cruises. She entered […]