Maiden Call – Cable Layer CS RECORDER at Malta – 04.01.2024

Within a space of 3 hours, the second maiden call at Grand Harbour, Malta happened with the 2000 built cable layer CS RECORDER that passed breakwaters at 1014 hrs coming from Civitavecchia, Italy. She was built at the German Shipyard – Ps Werften Stralsund as MAERSK RECORDER with yard number 430,  one of the famous […]

Cruise Liner News – 2021 built Cruise Liner SILVER DAWN at Malta – 18-19.11.2021

On Thursday 18th November, 2021 the newly cruise liner SILVER DAWN entered Grand Harbour, Malta at 1304 hrs coming from the Fincantieri Shipyard at Ancona, Italy. during her maiden call. She was handed over to Silversea Cruises 6 days before with Executives from the company and Fincantieri attended an intimate delivery ceremony to welcome the […]

Palumbo Malta Shipyard – Cruise Liner MSC FANTASIA from 09.06.2021 to 23.06.2021

Another MSC Crociere cruise liner seen in the second quarter of 2021 was the 2008 built MSC FANTASIA. She entered Grand Harbour on Wednesday 9th June at 0847 hrs coming from Augusta, Sicily berthing starboard side alongside at Parlatorio Wharf assisted by tug SEA SALVOR of which by 0938 hrs pilot was completed. On Wednesday 16th […]

Palumbo Malta Shipyard – Cruise Liner MSC DIVINA 07.05.2021 – 07.06.2021

Another MSC Crociere cruise liner seen in the second quarter of 2021 was the 2012 built MSC DIVINA. She entered Grand Harbour on Friday 7th May at 1324 hrs coming from Civitavecchia, Italy berthing starboard side alongside at Parlatorio Wharf. MSC DIVINA is the third ship of the four Fantasia class – built in 2012 by […]

Casualties – COSTA CONCORDIA – 13.01.2012

On Friday 13th January 2012 at 2145 hrs COSTA CONCORDIA ran aground off the eastern shore of Isola Giglio with 3,229 passengers and 1,023 crew. She left Civitavecchia Port around 1915 hrs and was bound to a week long Mediterranean Cruise. As she made her way north west along the Italian coastline at 2130 hrs, Captain […]

Valletta Cruise Port – 4 Cruise Ships – 17.10.2019.

Today Thursday 17th October, 2019 Valletta Cruise Port hosted 4 Passenger Ships – i) Entering yesterday Wednesday 16th October at 2206 hrs coming from Dubrovnik, Croatia till today at 2210 hrs bound to Civitavecchia, Italy the 264 metre OCEANA for Pinto 1 and 2 Wharves. ii) Coming from Livorno, Italy the 289 metre EMERALD PRINCESS entered Valletta […]