Delivery – 2024 newbuilding tug BB ELECTRA at Malta – 15.03.2024

On Friday 15th March, 2024, the Turkish built ElectRA 2200 SX design 22.2 m tug BB ELECTRA passed breakwaters at Grand Harbour, Malta at 0615 hrs berthing at DWQ 4 Wharf. With a length (loa) of 22.2 m excluding fenders, molded breadth of 10.84 meters and least molded depth of 4.4 meters, BB ELECTRA has […]

Delivery – Monohull SUPERRUNNER JET II – 12.04.2023

The second high speed craft calling at Malta within few days during her delivery voyage and maiden call was the 1999 built 112.5 metres monohull SUPERRUNNERJET II homeported at Limassol (CYP Flag). She was built in France by Alstom Leroux Naval with yard number 822 as GOTLAND for Gotland Rederi AB, Sweden trading until 2003 where […]

Malta Naval Visits – February 2023

Naval Visits for the year 2023 started from February – Saturday 4th to Tuesday 7th February The First Naval Ship was the Italian Navy Gaeta Class Minehunter ITS VIAREGGIO M 5559 that entered at 0924 hrs. She was seen for the first time in Malta back to 2001 when she was only 5 years old. […]

Delivery – CHANNEL CHIEFTAIN VII arrive at Malta – 11.03.2022

On Friday 11th March, 2022 at 1411 hrs the 2003 built GBR flag 27.70 metres workboat CHANNEL CHIEFTAIN VII passed breakwaters during her delivery voyage from Weymouth, UK to Malta. She was built in Spain by Mercurio Plastics Shipyard at Cartagena as HERMANOS ALBA TERCERO homeported at Cartagena, Spain for the Fuentes Group for the […]

Valletta Cruise Port – Cruise Liner BOLETTE maiden call – 13.11.2021

The third former Holland America Line cruise liner to call at Malta within few days was the 2000 built liner BOLETTE that passed Grand Harbour breakwaters at 0713 hrs coming from Cartagena, Spain. She was built in 2000 by Fincantieri at Trieste, Italy as yard no Venice 6052 for Holland America Line (HAL) – AMSTERDAM of […]

Yachting – Superyacht TANGO at Malta again – January 2021.

After nearly an absence of 7 years at the Maltese Islands the Dutch built superyacht TANGO entered Grand Harbour, Malta on Tuesday 26th January, 2021 at 1217 hrs coming from Fethiye, Turkey and berthing at Pinto 1 wharf, part of Valletta Cruise Port. TANGO was launched by Feadship and the Royal Van Lent Yard at […]

Tugboat – 1957 built Tunisian tug HERGLA 3 at Malta – 23.05.2019

The 1957 built TUN (Tunisian) flag and owned tugboat HERGLA 3 was spotted at Valletta’s Grand Harbour , Malta on Thursday 23rd May, 2019. She was launched on 27th November 1956 in the Netherlands by Scheepsbouwwerf De Hoop NV at their shipyard at Hardinxveld as Yard Number 549 and on 16th May, 1957 she was delivered to […]