Tugboat – Singapore Built THOR SERVER

One of the Faroe Islands operated vessel that was a regular visitor in Malta was the tug THOR SERVER that was used as a guard/chase boat with seismic operations. She was built in 1978 by Marine Builders Pte Ltd at Singapore as yard number 1016 named as AL JUBAIL VIII trading until 1985 where she […]

Valletta Cruise Port – Week 34 of 2018

Interesting Week seeing different types of ships with cruise liners Aerial Image of QALET MARKU SHOAL at Bahar Ic-Caghaq, Malta back to 25th April, 2016. Monday 20th August, 2018. From 0615 to 1710 hrs the 1998 built BHS flag cruise liner VISION OF THE SEAS was at Valletta berthed at Pinto 1 and 2 wharves.   Vessel […]

Research/Survey Vessel – CGG ALIZE

The world’s largest seismic survey vessel, the CGG ALIZE, was christened on March 27,1999  in Saint-Nazaire, France, and  entered service in April. Thanks to the exemplary co-operation between participants from a wide range of sectors of the French maritime industry, construction of the CGG ALIZE demonstrates a shared commitment to meeting the challenge of building, […]