Malta Naval Visits – USS RAMAGE DDG 61 – 12-16.07.1999

On Monday 12th July,1999 the 16th Arleigh Burke Class Guided Missile Destroyer (Flight I Class) USS RAMAGE with pennant number DDG 61 entered Grand Harbour, Malta assisted by 2 tugs – KATRIN & LIENI berthing starboard side alongside at Pinto 4 & 5 wharves part of VISET ( now Valletta Cruise Port). The ship is […]

LNG News – Shell charters 6 new LNG tankers – 20.12.2018

Shell has inked charter contracts for six LNG carriers with Sovcomflot and TMS Cardiff Gas, with the latter announcing the order four newbuildings in South Korea to fulfil the charters. Shell Tankers (Singapore) Pte Ltd (STSL) has signed separate agreements to charter four LNG carriers from Greek shipowner TMS Cardiff Gas and two from Russian […]

Cargo Ships at Valletta, Malta – Week 36 of 2018

Monday 3rd September, 2018. At 0319 hrs the 1979 built BLZ flag cement carrier GOLDEN BAY entered Valletta berthing at Fuel Wharf.    At 1520 hrs the cargo ship EDRO IV left Valletta from Magazine Wharf. At 1953 hrs the general cargo ship LINGEDIJK left Valletta from Palumbo Malta Superyachts Dock 3.       Thursday 6th September, 2018. At 1441 hrs the 1992 built PAN flag cargo […]

LNG News – QATARGAS Signs Major LNG Supply Deal with China

Doha-based LNG firm QATARGAS  has signed a long-term sale and purchase agreement with PetroChina International to supply China with around 3.4 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) per year. Under the 22 year purchase agreement (SPA) , which ends in 2040, Qatargas will supply LNG from the Qatargas 2 project, a joint venture between Qatar […]

LNG News – STENA BLUE SKY Delivers First LNG Cargo in China

The LNG carrier STENA BLUE SKY was historical when it delivered its cargo to the first privately-owned LNG terminal in China. Chinese gas distributor, ENN invited the LNG carrier to become the first vessel to unload at the new Xin’ao Terminal in Zhoushan, Ninbo region on 8th August 2018. Chinese companies build their own LNG terminals […]

Ships at Haifa, Israel in Week 50 of 2017. The following movements are covered by a friend at Haifa, Israel – Thursday 14th December, 2017.The 1998 built MLT flag passenger ship CLIO was seen entering again from Hurghada, Egypt through the Suez Canal. Sailing competitions of Chanuka Vacation were spotted. The 2014 built 135 metre […]