Towage News – MSC acquires Rimorchiatori Mediterranei – 22.10.2022

MSC (Mediterranean Shipping Company) acquired the subholding of the Rimorchiatori Riuniti group active in the port towing business Rimorchiatori Mediterranei (65% owned by Rimorchiatori Riuniti which is owned by the Genoese families Gavarone and Delle Piane and 35% Deutsche Asset Management, of the Deutsche group Bank). The Genoese company Rimorchiatori Mediterranei, with a turnover of around […]

Palumbo Malta Shipyard – Container Ship MSC TORONTO from 22.10 to 25.10.2021

Another MSC container ship to use Palumbo Malta Shipyard was the 2006 built 324 metres long MSC TORONTO. She entered Grand Harbour on Friday 22nd October, 2021 passing breakwaters at 0712 hrs coming from Gioia Tauro, Italy. She was due to enter the previous day around 1530 but works were postponed due to daylight restrictions […]

Bunkering – Former Australian roro ship now named JOLLY EXPRESS – 13.11.2020

An interesting roro ship formerly Australian owned by TOLL Group now named as JOLLY EXPRESS was seen uplifting bunkers at Bunkering Area 3 East, Malta on Thursday 12th/Friday 13th November 2020. She was built at South Korea by Samsung Shipbuilding & Heavy Industries at Geoje as TASMANIAN ACHIEVER in 1999 for TOLL Transport based at […]

Palumbo Malta Shipyard – MAERSK KOWLOON from 16.07.2020 to 26.08.2020

Today, Wednesday 26th August, 2020 the 2005 built container ship MAERSK KOWLOON left Grand Harbour, Malta at 0830 from Palumbo Malta Shipyard Dock 6. She entered Thursday 16th July from Gioia Tauro, Italy berthing starboard side alongside Parlatorio Wharf. She shifted on Wednesday 12th August,2020 to Dock 6 for drydocking. She was built at South […]

Palumbo Malta Shipyard – Container Ship YORK – 26.10.2018 – 02.11.2018

On Friday 26th October at 1632 hrs the 304m mother container ship YORK entered Valletta coming from Gioia Tauro, Italy bound to Palumbo Malta Shipyard Ltd assisted by four local tugs for Dock 6. She was built at the Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) at Ulsan in South Korea in 2000 and was delivered as SEALAND […]

DRYDOCKING – Container ship MSC ATHOS – 06.03.2018. The 2013 built MLT flag container ship MSC ATHOS left Valletta (Grand Harbour), Malta from Palumbo Malta Shipyard Dock 6  on Tuesday 6th March 2018 assisted by 3 local tugs LIENI, MARI and SEA SALVOR with 2 pilots aboard while 1 Pilot was assisting the dock master at the […]