Bunkering – 400 metre containership EVER GIVEN at Malta – 15.08.2021

On Sunday 15th August the 399.94 metres long container ship EVER GIVEN called at Malta for uplifting bunkers at Bunkering Area 3 east on her way to drydocking in the Far East. She left Harwich anchorage, UK on Friday 6th August after inspection was made by Leask Marine (Orkney) on behalf of American Bureau of Shipping […]

Tugboat – 2006 built CARLO MAGNO

One of the Italian powerful anchor handling tug (aht) around is the 2006 built CARLO MAGNO. She was built in Italy by Cantieri Navale Rosetti Marino Spa at Ravenna, launched on 7th September 2005 and completed on 27th February, 2006 built to a Rolls-Royce Marine UT514L design and handed over in March 2006. She’s 55.4 […]

Casualties – EEMSLIFT HENDRIKA Salvage Update (0815 UTC) -07.04.2021

Boskalis has confirmed that its subsidiary Smit Salvage has been hired to salvage the EEMSLIFT HENDRIKA which is currently adrift as an abandoned ship after a heavy list with all crew rescued off the coast of Norway last Monday 5th April, 2021. Read also yesterday article – https://maltashipnews.com/2021/04/06/casualties-crew-abandon-ship-eemslift-hendrika-05-04-2021/ Salvage team arrived as early as Tuesday […]

Offshore – Egyptian supply vessel MARIDIVE 703

One of the first anchor handling tug/supply (AHTS) responder to EVER GIVEN aground accident in the Suez Canal on Tuesday 23rd March, 2021 was the 150 tons bollard pull AHTS MARIDIVE 703. She was built in China by Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard at Zhenjiang in 2011 and homeported in Belize City (BLZ Flag). She’s 71 metres […]

Delivery – Austal Philippines built catamaran – FJORD FSTR – 03.04.2021

On Saturday 3rd April, 2021 at 0804 hrs the 109 metre High Speed Craft FJORD FSTR ( Hull 419 ) entered Grand Harbour, Malta during her delivery voyage which started on Friday 5th March, 2021. In fact on Friday 5th March, 2021 FJORD FSTR started her journey to Hirtshals, Denmark from the shipyard in Balamban, […]

CMA CGM News – Situation in News Canal – 02.04.2021

Following the aground incident in the Suez Canal, CMA CGM Group is thoroughly monitoring the situation in close contact with its local teams and the Suez Canal’s authorities. According to the information, no injury, damage to cargo or pollution was reported. However, many vessels are currently waiting for passage through Suez Canal. On Friday 26th […]

Casualties – EVER GIVEN salvage operation update – 29.03.2021

After 6 days blocking the Suez Canal, the grounded mother container ship EVER GIVEN was partially freed around 0540 hrs ( 0340 UTC) . According to the Suez Canal Authority , the container ship is now fully afloat. Efforts will now get under way to restart shipping navigation, with more than 450 vessels waiting near […]

Casualties – EVER GIVEN aground in Suez Canal – 23.03.2021

On Tuesday 23rd March, 2021 the 2018 built 400 metre mother container ship EVER GIVEN grounded inside the Suez Canal affecting both way traffic and operation of the Suez Canal. As per the reports the ship was crossing the canal under the northbound convoy when the incident happened. No other ship was involved in any […]