Yacht Transport – Symphony Star discharging Sunseeker yacht at Malta – 22.04.2023

The 2015 German built Ecobox Multi-Purpose Vessel SYMPHONY STAR called to Valletta, Malta on the late morning of Saturday 22nd April, 2023. More images can be found here –  https://maltashipphotos.com/photo/symphony-star-22-04-2023/ On Completion of berthing including tug assistance from tug SEA SALVOR, preparations started to discharge the Sunseeker 100 Yacht More images can be found here […]

Yacht Transport – EEMSLIFT HENDRIKA at Malta – 07.04.2023

The 2015 built NLD Flag and owned multi purpose ship EEMSLIFT HENDRIKA was seen again at Grand Harbour, Malta for a Star Class Yacht Operation. She was secured at DWQ 2 Wharf, part of Valletta Gateway Terminals (VGT) and operations started immediately. More images can be found here – https://maltashipphotos.com/photo/eemslift-hendrika-07-04-2023/ She discharged the 19m Sunseeker […]

Harbour Facilities – Ras Hanzir Project, Malta – 29.02.2024

During Q 4 of the year 2020 it was announced that a new wharf for cargo will be built at the Ras Ħanżir area,  part of Grand Harbour , a project that will cost €65 million, partially funded by the EU Cohesion Fund. The Planning Authority File No : PA/08472/19 with ERA Reference EA/00042/19 is […]

Maiden Call – Dutch Built general cargo ship LHOTSE C – 02.02.2024

One of the Ferus Smit Shipyard built vessels trading around is the 1985 built general cargo ship LHOTSE C homeported at Moroni with Comoros flag (COM). She was built in 1985 as the WATUM and 10 years later she was sold and renamed as DIAMANT of which both at Malta & Gozo use to be […]

AFM – 4 newbuilt Patrol Craft arrive from Australia to Malta – 11.02.2010

Last week 14 years ago the latest 4 Inshore Patrol Craft (IPC) arrived to Malta after a long voyage from Australia as a deck cargo aboard the 1990 Dutch built and owned Multi Purpose Carrier (MPP) – ARCHANGELGRACHT of which she arrived at Malta last 11th February, 2010 and was assisted by local tug MARI. […]

Cargo News – C. CAPELLA discharging cargo at Kordin Grain Terminal – 26.12.2023

The Slovakia built 87.75 m long (loa) general cargo ship C. CAPELLA was seen again in Malta discharging her cargo at Kordin Grain Terminal (KGT). She entered Valletta on Tuesday 26th December, passing breakwaters at 0743 hrs originally coming from Split, Croatia. Berthing at Magazine Wharf, she was seen with the latest Buhler HL-SKT Type […]

Yacht Transport – Fagelgracht once again at Malta – 21.11.2023

On Tuesday 21st November the 2011 built multi purpose carrier cargo ship FAGELGRACHT was seen again at Malta during Yacht Transport Operations. First time to see her at Malta was back to 3 years ago, during the month of November too and berthed at Magazine Wharf as per below image. Sailing Yachts TIPSY GYPSY and […]

Vehicle Carriers – SEA PATRIS

One of the Greek owned car carriers trading around is the 1985 built 176 metre long SEA PATRIS. She was built in Japan at Imabari Shipbuilding Marugame Yard in 1985 as FRANCONIA of which was renamed to her current name on May 2014. Her Maiden Call at Grand Harbour, Malta was during July 2017 and […]

Maiden Call – Finnish ro/ro vessel FINNSUN – 14.07.2023

On Friday 14th July , the 218 metre ro/ro vessel FINNSUN entered Grand Harbour, Malta at 0811 hrs coming from Salerno, Italy during her maiden call. Her purpose of the port call was to discharge new cars and berthed at Laboratory Wharf Inner, part of  Valletta Gateway Terminals (VGT).             […]