Naval News – Royal New Zealand Navy Purchases Second Hand OSV

The New Zealand Government has approved the purchase of a dive and hydrographic support vessel for the Royal New Zealand Navy. The 85-meter (280-foot) Norwegian built multi-role offshore support vessel, the EDDA FONN, will be outfitted with the dive and hydrographic systems required by the Defence Force, before being delivered to Devonport Naval Base in […]

Local Boats – GRECALE

At the southern part of Malta at the fishing village one can find an interesting 20 metre vessel GRECALE.  She was built in 1980 as an Italian Military Diving Boat L’ARTIGLIO based on Guardia Di Finanza Meattini Class Patrol Craft. On 16th January 2007 she was registered with the Maltese Registry and after working with Ta’ Mattew Fisheries […]

DRYDOCKING – KIRBY FS  – January 2018. The 2010 built MLT flag workboat KIRBY FS was seen drydocked inside Palumbo Malta Shipyard Floating Dock ERCOLINO II at Valletta (Grand Harbour), Malta last 16th January 2018.  She’s a MacDuff Ship Design of 12.44 metre workboat catamaran built in Malta at General Maintenance Ltd, Kirkop. Below images are of her […]