Fishing Vessel – Spanish Gill Netter NUESTRA MADRE LORETO

One of the Spanish Fishing Vessels that from time to time she’s seen in our waters is the 1997 built gill netter NUESTRA MADRE LORETO. She was built in Spain by Astilleros Cardama in Vigo with yard number 403 as NUESTRA MADRE LORETO homeported at Santa Pola since July 1997 with fishing matricola as 3ª […]

Salvage – SPINOLA towing the gill netter AGRIAO – 16.01.2021

On Friday 15th January, 2021 the 2009 built Escort tug SPINOLA left Marsaxlokk Harbour, Malta at 1940 hrs bound to offshore Sicily. On Saturday 16th January, 2021 at 0721 hrs she arrived to assist the disabled Portuguese Gill netter AGRIAO around 34 nautical miles north west of Valletta. AGRIAO was built in Spain by Gestinaval […]

ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION – NUESTRA MADRE LORETO ignores Spanish Government – 01.12.2018

NUESTRA MADRE LORETO, the Spanish Fishing Vessel with 11 rescued immigrants onboard is heading to Spain after spending 10 days blocked in the Mediterranean as reported on Twitter Oscar Camps, Founder of Proactiva Open Arms NGO. Hours earlier,Libya had accepted through diplomatic channels to take care of the migrants and from the Spanish Government this had […]

Fishing – Portuguese Gill netter AGRIAO

Yesterday Monday 20th August, 2018 at 1020 hrs the Gill Netter AGRIAO with fishing registration as PD (Ponta Delgada, Azores) 561C was seen entering Valletta, Malta berthing at Dwq 2 Wharf. She was built at Gestinaval in Cudillero, Spain in  2000 with a length overall of 30 metres and 8 metres width and holding 224 […]