Delivery – ASD Tugboat VB MAGNUM – 26.04.2023

On Wednesday 26th April, 2023 the Turkish built 28.40 metre ASD 2885 Tug (Robert Allan Design) RAstar 2800 tugboat VB MAGNUM entered Valletta for few hours for uplifting bunkers during her delivery voyage. She entered Valletta at 1146 hrs coming from Eregli, Turkey. She was launched as MED XLIII at the Turkish shipbuilder Med Marine. […]

ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION – NGO SEA-WATCH 4 starting her first rescue mission – 15.08.2020

The latest acquisition for the non-governmental organization (NGO) SEA WATCH 69 metre ship SEA WATCH 4 started her first mission last Saturday 15th August from Spain after 5 months at a shipyard in Burriana. The Europe wide restrictions due to the Pandemic Disease COVID-19 had unfortunately delayed the departure since it was planned for April. Nevertheless […]

PASSER BY – MARIA S. MERIAN – 18.03.2018. The 2006 built DEU flag research/survey vessel MARIA S. MERIAN was spotted at 2200 hrs (2100 UTC)  passing by 60.5 nautical miles off Marsaxlokk Harbour, Malta during survey operations  on Sunday 18th March 2018.  She was built in Poland with keel laid during June 2003 at Maritim Ltd at […]