Casualties – Sailing Catamaran NOMADE – 27th March 2002

On Sunday 7th April, 2002 the Civil Protection Department (CPD) fireboat GARIBALDI entered Grand Harbour, Malta towing a capsized 11 metre sailing catamaran NOMADE that capsized on Wednesday 27th March in rough weather around 37 miles offshore Malta with her French male solo crew that was rescued by the 1975 built Cypriot flag cargo ship […]

Breaking Up – 1995 built container ship BUNGA PELANGI DUA – 2012

On Monday 16th July, 2012 the 1995 South Korean built container ship BUNGA PELANGI DUA was broken up at Alang, India. She was built at Hyundai Heavy Industries Co Ltd (HHI) at Seoul in South Korea as Yard No 919. She was 275.1m long with 37.19 m beam. Homeported at Port Kelang, Malaysia (MYS Flag) with […]

Broken Up – Cruise Liner MARCO POLO – 09.01.2021

The classic cruise liner MARCO POLO arrived at Alang, India on Saturday 9th January, 2021. Following the demise of Cruise & Maritime Voyages, due to the COVID 19 Pandemic Disease she was sold at auction by CW Kellock & Co. Ltd. for US$ 2,770,000 on 22 October 2020. She was built as an ocean liner in 1965 […]


On Friday 23rd July,2010 the 1989 built EGY flag and state owned ro/ro vessel NUWAYBA was photographed from the air by MALTA SHIP PHOTOS offshore Malta while receiving bunkers by BAWA-I. She was built in Egypt in 1989 by the Alexandria Shipyard with Germanischer Lloyd Class Society. Her IMO was 8611453. Photos by Capt. Lawrence Dalli. […]

Ships at Haifa, Israel in Week 12 of 2018. The following movements are covered by a friend at Haifa, Israel –Sunday 18th March, 2018. The United States Navy Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship LHD 7 USS IWO JIMA left Harbour after a 4 Day Visit.  Monday 19th March, 2018. The French Navy Cassard class Destroyer FS JEAN BART […]

Ships at Haifa, Israel in Week 7 of 2018. The following movements are covered by a friend at Haifa, Israel –Monday 12th February, 2018. The salvage grounded vessel DIANA was moved to a lay up berth inside Port of Haifa. Wednesday 14th February, 2018. While the offshore supply ship STRATIS Z was anchored an Israeli […]

DYNAMIC MANTA EXERCISE 2018 – HS MATROZOS S 122 The Hellenic Navy Submarine Participation for Dynamic Manta Exercise 2018 is with the Type 214 Class or as Papanikolis Class HS MATROZOS S 122.She was commissioned on the 23rd June 2016 and built by Hellenic Shipyards at Skaramangas in Greece.She was spotted berthed at Banchina 12 […]