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 […]

Local Shipping – Tugboat SPINOLA sold – March 2024

The 2009 Spanish built AVT 37/70 Terminal/Escort Tug SPINOLA part of Tug Malta Limited a fully owned company of Rimorchiatori Mediterranei SpA, the latter being a sub-holding company of Rimorchiatori Riuniti Group of Genova,  that commenced towage operations within the Harbours and Territorial Waters of the Maltese Islands in 1980. She was built in Spain […]

Delivery – 2024 newbuilding tug BO – February, 2024

Last Friday 2nd February the voyage of the newbuild Sanmar Traktor Z-2500 design 25.3 metres long tug DELICAY XIV started her delivery voyage to her German operator H. Schramm Towage. She will be christened as BO named after the three-year-old godson of H. Schramm Towage owner Hans Helmut Schramm. She entered Augusta, Sicily where she […]

Delivery – Multi Purpose Offshore Vessel ARMADA 78 05 at Malta – January, 2024

On Friday 12th January, 2024 the 2023 built Multi Purpose Offshore Vessel ARMADA 78 05 passed Valletta breakwaters at 2009 hrs (LT) coming from her Vung Tau, Vietnam builders via Suez Canal. Homeported at Singapore (SGP Flag) , she’s the second vessel from her company to be within territorial waters of Malta. Built by VARD, […]

Delivery – Service Operation Vessel (SOV) GRAMPIAN TEES at Malta – December, 2023

Last Thursday 21st December, 2023 the North Star Group Hybrid Electric Service Operation Vessel (SOV), GRAMPIAN TEES called at Grand Harbour, Malta  at 1730 hrs (1630 UTC) berthing at Pinto 3 Wharf for crew change, uplifting bunkers and stores/provisions.   She’s the third vessel in a series of four destined for decade-long minimum charters to […]

Delivery – 2023 newbuilt tug MONTERRICO – December 2023

An interesting month of December 2023 without any doubt was the surprised port of call of the 2023 newbuilt tug MONTERRICO that entered Grand Harbour (La Valletta as the Italians say), Malta during Week 50 that had to enter due to weather conditions happening in the area. Berthed at DWQ 3 and crewed by the […]

Delivery – Tug SMIT EUROPE – 2007

One of the Turkish built tugs, trading around is the 2007 built multi purpose escort ASD tug SMIT EUROPE. She entered Valletta on 15th August 2007 straight from the shipyard – Bogazici Denizcilik A.S of which she was built as BOGAZICI 1 trading until July. She was berthed at Gun Wharf for few hours manned […]

Delivery – Service Operation Vessel (SOV) GRAMPIAN TYNE at Malta – April, 2023

Last April 2023 the North Star Group Hybrid Electric Service Operation Vessel (SOV), the first vessel in a series of four – GRAMPIAN TYNE called at Grand Harbour, Malta berthing at MMH Facilities for crew change, uplifting bunkers and stores/provisions. The DNV classed vessel with 79.9 metres loa, a moulded beam of 19 metres, a […]