Local Shipping – Bezzina’s former Scottish Ferries ABERCRAIG and SCOTSCRAIG at Malta

Salvatore Bezzina, the founder of BEZZINA GROUP, began offering commercial services to the British Admiralty in the early 1940s. His company, Salv. Bezzina & Sons Ltd, was established in May 1966 and provided various services in the heavy engineering industry, including civil marine engineering, heavy haulage, dredging, steel fabrication, and erection of steel structures. Over the […]

Cable Layer – BOLD MAVERICK in Malta for Submarine Cable Ops – Nov to Dec 2021

One of the former Maersk owned vessels is the 2001 built multi purpose Subsea Construction Vessel BOLD MAVERICK that is currently engaged in Submarine Cable operations in Malta that started on Sunday 14th November, 2021. So far she called at Grand Harbour, Malta twice for mobilising and uplifting bunkers, first on Saturday 9th October and […]

Maltese Fortifications – Lippija Tower

LIPPIJA TOWER also known as ĠNEJNA TOWER is a small watchtower overlooking Ġnejna Bay, limits of Mġarr, Malta. It was completed in 1637 as the first of the 10 Lascaris towers (9 are still intact and other one was destroyed ). LIPPIJA TOWER was built in 1637 on the edge of Wardija Ridge overlooking Ġnejna Bay on the north west coast of Malta. The tower has Għajn Tuffieħa and Nadur […]