Renaming’s – MAERSK DISPATCHER to AQUAMAN II – August 2023

One of the Chilean built vessels trading around – MAERSK DISPATCHER was sold last year by Maersk Supply Service (MSS) to Star Matrix Ltd based at Hong Kong and renamed as AQUAMAN II. Her last Paris MOU inspection was made at Fredericia, Denmark last 21st January, 2024 with 2 found deficiencies She was built by […]

Road Transportation – Project Cargo to Delimara Power Station

As specialists in the transport sector, White Brothers (WB) has the ability to meet the varied requirements and expectations of its customers. This has been possible by the constant developing and broadening of its area of operations through the services offered, such as customs clearance, handling and delivery of cargo, including heavy lifts and machinery […]

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, […]

LPG News – Eitzen acquires shipowner B-Gas – August 2023

Norwegian Shipping Company EITZEN has added a fleet of LPG carriers to her expanding shipping empire, buying B-Gas from Bergshav Shipholding for an undisclosed sum. B GAS COMMANDER anchored off Naples, Italy back to 15th April, 2019 B-Gas owns and operates 10 LPG vessels ranging in size from 3,000 to 5,000 cu m, which mainly […]

Palumbo Superyachts – PEGASUS VIII – November 2022 to April 2023

One of the superyachts that uses various facilities at Malta , is the 2003 built 78.6 metres superyacht PEGASUS VIII. She was built by Royal Denship A/S, Denmark as the PRINCESS MARIANA and renamed to PEGASUS V in May 2011 as white hull of which she was seen entering Grand Harbour Marina (GHM) 2 months […]

Russia-Ukraine War – Missile Hits on Naval Vessels – 17.06.2022

On Friday 17th June, 2022 the Ukrainian Forces hit the Russian naval tugboat RFS SPASATEL VASILIY BEKH SB-739 with two Harpoon missiles in the Black Sea the first time it has claimed to have struck a Russian vessel with Western supplied Harpoon Missiles.   The naval tug was transporting ammunition, weapons and personnel from the Black […]

Bunkering – Standby Safety Vessel BLUE SHARK at Malta – 01.11.2021

On Monday 1st November, 2021 the 1979 built standby safety vessel BLUE SHARK entered Grand Harbour, Malta at 1608 hrs for uplifting bunkers since that she couldn’t receive bunkers within territorial waters (wtw) due to high swell cause of weather conditions. She left Esbjerg, Danmark last Saturday 9th October where she was laid up for […]

Malta Drydocks – 333.40 m Tanker SUHAIL STAR – 1999

In the afternoon of Monday 28th June the Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) SUHAIL STAR entered Grand Harbour, Malta assisted by 4 Tug Malta tugs – GREZ (Bow Hawser); FELICA (Port Bow); MARI (Port Quarter) and KATRIN (Stern Hawser) bound to Tank Cleaning Farm (TCF) for tanks cleaning before shifting to Malta Drydocks (MDD). She […]

Palumbo Malta Shipyard – ELIAS TSAKOS from 02.08.2021 to 14.08.2021

The 5 year old 249.90 metre long Aframax type crude oil tanker ELIAS TSAKOS called at Palumbo Malta Shipyard. She entered Grand Harbour on Monday 2nd August, 2021 passing breakwaters at 1558 hrs. She was assisted by 4 tugs bound for drydocking at Dock 6. She was built in Romania by Daewoo Mangalia Heavy Industries […]