BFT Season 2024 – 4 Turkish Purse Seiners at Valletta, Malta – 25.05.2024

The eastern bluefin (BFT) migration has supported valuable fisheries in the Mediterranean since antiquity. Initially based on hand lines and beach seines, these fisheries were dominated after the 16th century by tuna cages placed in the path of migrating tuna. After the expansion of purse seines and longlines in the Atlantic (in the 1950s) and […]

Advertising – Welcome Aboard to Makaw Limited – May 2024

Creative advertisement graphics, billboards, commercials and social media ads are all around us. They compete with each other for our attention using techniques proven to inspire an emotional reaction. Help your brand rise above average with creative advertising ideas and the right tools to achieve your goals. Another Logo was added lately to Makaw Limited […]

Advertising – Welcome Aboard to Cassar Group – May 2024

Creative advertisement graphics, billboards, commercials and social media ads are all around us. They compete with each other for our attention using techniques proven to inspire an emotional reaction. Help your brand rise above average with creative advertising ideas and the right tools to achieve your goals. Another Logo was added lately to Cassar Group […]

Russia-Ukraine War – 2 more naval ships gone during May 2024

Ukraine continues to report a string of successes against the Russian Navy. According to the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense, a minesweeper was destroyed during the night of May 18-19 as part of its attacks on occupied Crimea. The Russian Black Sea fleet Project 266M or Natya Class ocean minesweeper is the RFS KOVROVETS that was […]

Yachting – ESPADARTE leaving Malta from Bezzina Ship Repair Yard – May 2024

One of the classic yachts that is a repetitive client of Bezzina Ship Repair Yard (BSRY) since the year 2020 is the Portuguese built ESPADARTE. She was built by Arsenal do Alfeite in Portugal at their Alfeite shipyard in 1968 to military specifications and after 1974 she was sold to the Saudi based Sheikh Mouffak […]

Ship Repair – Superyacht GIGIA ready from 204 days Drydocking at Malta – 14.05.2024

On Tuesday 14th May, 2024 the 85 metre Lurssen built superyacht GIGIA left Melita Marine Shipyard after spending nearly 7 months drydocked inside the 102 metres floating dock NAZLAB. Last Year on Monday 23rd October, 2023 when she shifted from MMH with Harbour Pilot aboard towards the dock an article was issued – https://maltashipphotos.com/ship-repair-superyacht-gigia-drydocked-inside-nazlab-23-10-2023/ Scaffolding […]

Palumbo Malta Shipyard – Cable Layer RESPONDER from 1st to 5th May, 2024.

On Wednesday 1st May, 2024 the 2001 built 139.15 metres long cable layer RESPONDER  called at Grand Harbour, Malta passing breakwaters at 1524 hrs bound to Palumbo Malta Shipyards. She was built in Singapore by Keppel Shipyard Ltd at Benoi with yard no 5029 as the TYCO RESPONDER, the second ship in a class of […]

Barracuda 2024 Exercise – Malta-Italy Bilateral Exercise – May 2024

Malta’s strategic location in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, intersecting major shipping lanes linking the east and west, underscores both its strength and vulnerability to maritime incidents. Recognising the imperative to safeguard its vital tourism industry, ports, and desalination plants, Transport Malta (TM) explained that ”Malta has diligently worked over the past decade to […]