Malta Naval Visits – INS JALASHWA L 41+ INS MYSORE D 60 – 11-12.03.2011.
In March 2011 the Indian Government had sought Malta’s assistance for the evacuation of most of the 18,000 Indian workers in Libya. Though some workers were already been evacuated on a ship from Benghazi and taken to Egypt, India wanted to focus its operation through Malta of which the Indian effort was being coordinated by […]
Libya Uprising – Ferry AZZURRA.
The 1964 built ferry AZZURRA was a familiar sight in Libya of which more than 64,000 people fleeing from the conflict were evacuated with 18 voyages made from Libya from as early in the crisis as 8th March 2011. She entered all the major ports such as Tripoli, Misurata, Sirte, Benghazi and supporting Syrian, Tunisian, […]
High Speed Craft News – SAN GWANN – 29.10.2019
The 2001 built High Speed Craft SAN GWANN was seen heading to West Africa off to the Cape Verde Islands while she’s chartered though she retains her name and still homeported at Valletta, at Malta (MLT). She left Algeciras on Saturday 26th October, 2019 and has been repainted with the legend CNV Interilhas livery – […]
Shipping Lines – Minoan Lines
One of the largest passenger ferry companies in Europe, and one of the dominant passenger ferry companies in Greece is the MINOAN LINES. The company was founded in May 1972. During January 2008, Sea Star Capital (ANEK LINES owners) signed an agreement with Grimaldi’s Compagnia di Navigazione SpA to sell its 26.7 percent stake in […]
Naval News – South Korean sailor dies,four injured during Destroyer docking accident – 24.05.2019
A South Korean Navy sailor was killed while four others were injured as the ship they had been serving on was docking on Friday, May 24. The Chungmugong Yi Sun sin class destroyer ROKS CHOE YOUNG DDH 981 had arrived at the naval base in Chinhae (Jinhae) from an anti piracy mission in Somalia and was being […]
SHIP OF THE WEEK – BRIDGE. Originally was built in 1976 at Canberra, Australia as a ro/ro vessel completed by New South Wales Government’s State Dockyard at Newcastle as a twin screw vessel BASS TRADER for the Australian National Line Shipping Co (ANL). Equipped with two 9 cylinder 4 stroke cycle engine single acting MAN type […]