Maltese Fishing Vessels – 1971 built CARMELA

One of the North Sea Standby Safety Vessel that was bought locally in Malta was the 1971 built steel hulled CARMELA. She was brought to Malta early 90’s as CAM SPRITE sporting black hull and was based at Mgarr Harbour, Gozo. She was built in UK by W. R. Cunis Ltd., Woolwich as FARID with […]

Fishing – Fishing Vessels Movements from 07 – 13.06.2021.

Maltese aquaculture produce is almost entirely exported to European and Asian markets. Over 65 percent of annual landings originates from the tuna and dolphin fish fisheries, which contribute about 56 percent in value terms (about US$ 6 million). Blue Fin Tuna (BFT) Season is on the way too. Here are some of Week 24/25 interesting movements – […]

Maltese Fishing Vessels – MFA 298 MANWEL

One of the German built fishing trawlers that used to be part of the Maltese Fishing Fleet was the 1974 built MANWEL with fishing matricola as F 298. She was built by Martin Jansen GmbH & Co KG, Leer with yard number 112 and completed in Danmark as the Danish Side Fishing Trawler WESTBOUND homeported […]

Fishing – Fishing Vessels Movements from 30.05 – 06.06.2021

Maltese aquaculture produce is almost entirely exported to European and Asian markets. Over 65 percent of annual landings originates from the tuna and dolphin fish fisheries, which contribute about 56 percent in value terms (about US$ 6 million). Blue Fin Tuna (BFT) Season is on the way too. Here are some of Week 21/22 interesting movements – […]

Fishing – Fishing Vessels Movements from 22.05 – 29.05.2021

Maltese aquaculture produce is almost entirely exported to European and Asian markets. Over 65 percent of annual landings originates from the tuna and dolphin fish fisheries, which contribute about 56 percent in value terms (about US$ 6 million). Blue Fin Tuna (BFT) Season is on the way too. Here are some of Week 20/21 interesting movements – […]

Fishing – Fishing Vessels Movements from 14.05 – 21.05.2021.

Maltese aquaculture produce is almost entirely exported to European and Asian markets. Over 65 percent of annual landings originates from the tuna and dolphin fish fisheries, which contribute about 56 percent in value terms (about US$ 6 million). Blue Fin Tuna (BFT) Season is on the way too. Here are some of Week 19/20 interesting movements – […]

Maritime Projects – Mgarr Harbour, Gozo – Part 1 – 18.03.2020

Currently at the Gozo port of Mgarr, Gozo , works are underway to improve facilities, particularly for fishermen. The project is during an investment of €6 million and will include further berthing facilities for fishing boats. Below – Works back to Wednesday 10th April 2019 For Gozo Channel passengers, Mġarr is a port where the […]

Maltese Fishing Vessels – F 143 TEMPTATION

One of the British Military Boats left in Malta was the 1943 built former Army GSP, converted as a yacht of which back in 1978 she was acquired by Marsaxlokk Fishermen family and renamed her as TEMPTATION registered as F 143. She was 17.83 m long with the Maltese Registry of Shipping Official Number (O.N.) […]

Fishing Vessels – Libyan purse seiner ALNOGOM ALMODIAA 1

One of the oldest Libyan fishing vessels at Malta is the 1979 built ALNOGOM ALMODIAA 1. She was built in the Netherlands by Scheepswerft Hakvoort at Monnickendam as the Irish EILEAN CROINE registered in Dublin with IMO number 7816771 and 297 GRT. She was brought to Malta in December 2006 as CROINE S-238 with another […]