Gaza-Israel War – Maritime Aid Corridor – OPEN ARMS left Cyprus – 12.03.2024

Most of Gaza’s people are now internally displaced, and there are severe bottlenecks in aid deliveries at land border checkpoints with Gaza has been under an Israeli navy blockade since 2007, when Hamas took control of the enclave. There have been few direct sea arrivals since then. The daily number of aid trucks entering Gaza […]

Towage – Spanish tug NERVIO towing STEMAT 63 – 07.09.2013

One of the Spanish built tugs trading around and seen in Malta with different towages is the 1982 built 25.02 metres tug NERVIO. Firstly seen in Malta engaged in towing BFT cages for the tuna industry she was built at Astilleros y Varaderos de Tarragona at Tarragona, Spain as yard no 226 completed in July […]

Fishing Vessel – Spanish Gill Netter NUESTRA MADRE LORETO

One of the Spanish Fishing Vessels that from time to time she’s seen in our waters is the 1997 built gill netter NUESTRA MADRE LORETO. She was built in Spain by Astilleros Cardama in Vigo with yard number 403 as NUESTRA MADRE LORETO homeported at Santa Pola since July 1997 with fishing matricola as 3ª […]

High Speed Craft – 1997 built ALE M

One of the High Speed Craft trading in Italy is the 1997 built ALE M. She was built by Kvaerner Fjellstrand at Omastrand in Norway as WATERJET 5 with Philippine flag (PHL) until 1997 with yard number 34. Then she was renamed as VITTORIA M with Italian Flag (ITA) trading until 7th June 2004 and […]

Towage News -Fairplay to operate in Spanish Waters – 17.03.2020

Fairplay Towage Group has been awarded a licence to operate harbour tugs in the Port of Las Palmas in the Canary Islands, thus making the company’s services available in Spanish waters for the first time. Fairplay’s operations out of Las Palmas will utilise four modern tugs sailing with Spanish crew, homeported in Spain and are […]