Malta Naval Visits – February 2023
Naval Visits for the year 2023 started from February – Saturday 4th to Tuesday 7th February The First Naval Ship was the Italian Navy Gaeta Class Minehunter ITS VIAREGGIO M 5559 that entered at 0924 hrs. She was seen for the first time in Malta back to 2001 when she was only 5 years old. […]
Delivery – 96 metre High Speed Craft INCAT 050 at Malta – July 2008
On Friday 11th July,2008 afternoon the 96 metre High Speed Craft INCAT 050 entered Grand Harbour, Malta after finishing her charter to the United States Navy as JOINT VENTURE HSV-XI. INCAT 050 was one of six 96 metre (WPC 96) catamarans built by Incat, Australia in 1998. Under the name DEVIL CAT, she operated for a […]
Passers By – Naval Units during February & March 2021.
Various naval units pass the Malta-Sicily straits like other ships and to mention some – On Friday 5th February, 2021 the 103 metre Spearhead Class Expeditionary Fast Transport Ship USNS CARSON CITY T-EPF 7 passed by on her way to Sudan, the first US Navy ship to visit Port Sudan since the founding of U.S. Africa Command […]
Virtu Ferries – Applies for licence to operate Malta – Gozo fast ferry – March 2021.
On Monday 8th March, 2021 Virtu Ferries has applied for a licence to be able to provide a fast ferry service between Malta and Gozo after Transport Minister Ian Borg said that multiple ferry operators will be able to provide a fast service between Malta and Gozo by June on Friday 26th February, 2021. The […]
Passer By – USNS CARSON CITY T-EPF 7 – 12.10.2019
On Saturday 12th October, 2019 at 0838 hrs the Spearhead Class Expeditionary Fast Transport USNS CARSON CITY T-EPF 7 passed 46 nautical miles offshore Malta. Formerly COURAGEOUS JHSV-7, in service with the Military Sealift Command (MSC) she is the second ship in naval service named after Carson City, Nevada. She was built by Austal USA in Mobile, Alabama and […]