Haifa Port – August, 2021 movements

The Port of Haifa  is the largest of Israel’s three major international seaports, the others being the Port of Ashdod, and the Port of Eilat. It has a natural deep water harbor, which operates all year long, and serves both passenger and merchant ships. It is one of the largest ports in the eastern Mediterranean in terms of freight volume and […]

Passers By – Naval Units during April & May 2021.

Various naval units pass the Malta-Sicily straits like other ships and to mention some – Early April 2021 the Russian Navy Project 22350 Gorshkov Class frigate RFS ADMIRAL KASATONOV 431 along with the salvage tug NIKOLAI CHIKER and tanker VYAZMA (Joined in February 2021 ) passed Malta-Sicily Straits during the frigate maiden deployment which left homeport […]

Sale – BULLET 1 and SEA PATRON on sale by Transport Malta – March 2021

Transport Malta is selling the Offshore Tug/Supply Ship SEA PATRON and the self propelled barge BULLET 1 tale quale currently berthed at Bridge Wharf, Grand Harbour. The Offshore Tug/Supply Ship SEA PATRON was built in Singapore in 1983 as the SMIT SUMATERA trading until April 2010. She was bought by E Marine Ltd (Part of […]

Casualties – Russian Navy Corvette collides with a Refrigerated Ship – 23.09.2020

On Wednesday 23rd September, 2020 early morning the Russian Navy Corvette RFS KAZANETS collided with the 145 metres long refrigerated ship (NOT a container ship as reported by several media) ICE ROSE in dense fog in Danish waters on Wednesday near the Oresund Bridge linking Denmark and Sweden. The reefer sailed under her own power […]

Beirut Blast – 21 Bangladesh Navy crew injured – 04.08.2020

At least four Bangladeshi nationals have been killed and around 100 more, including 21 members of the Bangladesh Navy,  have been injured in two massive explosions that rocked the port of Lebanese capital Beirut on Tuesday. In a press release on Wednesday 5th August, 2020, the Inter Service Public Relation Directorate (ISPR) confirmed at least […]

Malta Naval Visits – HDMS PETER TORDENSKIOLD F 356 – 19-22.05.2006

The Royal Danish Navy Niels Juel Class corvette HDMS PETER TORDENSKIOLD F 356 paid a diplomatic visit at Valletta, Malta on Friday 19th May, 2006 entering at 0835 hrs berthing at DWQ 1 for few hours. Later afternoon she shifted with 2 local tugs PAWLINA and FELICA to Pinto 5 Wharf. Launched on 30th April […]

Malta Naval Ships – Swedish Navy K 32 HSwMS HELSINGBORG – 13.09.2019

HSwMS HELSINGBORG K 32  is a Swedish Navy Visby Class Corvette, in fact she’s Stealth. Ordered in 1995 she’s the second ship of the class built by Kockums AB at Malmo in Sweden owned by the Swedish defence company Saab Group. Commissioned 16th December, 2009 she has been in active service with 4th Naval Warfare Flotilla. The VISBY […]

Operation Sophia – F791 FS Commandant L’Herminier 09-12.03.2018 The French Navy D’Estienne D’Orves Class Corvette also known as Type A69 corvette F791 FS COMMANDANT L’HERMINIER called for a diplomatic visit from Friday 9th to Monday 12th March 2018. She’s currently part of European Naval Force Mediterranean (EUNAVFOR MED) deployed to Operation Sophia.This is her second port of […]