Casualties – Disabled YANNIS P towed to Kaliningrad – August 2023

The 2010 built crude oil tanker YANNIS P which was loaded with crude oil from India to Russia was towed to Kaliningrad after she had engine problems and had to anchor 12 miles off Rugen, Germany for more than 2 weeks. The captain of the tanker confirmed that the towing should commence on Monday 14th […]

STS Operation – SIGNAL MAYA and WHITE TRADER – 20.07.2020

On Monday 20th July, 2020 a ship to ship (STS) Operation between the 249.97 m crude oil tanker SIGNAL MAYA and the 274 m crude oil tanker WHITE TRADER was photographed from the air by MALTA SHIP PHOTOS offshore Malta. SIGNAL MAYA was built in South Korea by Hyundai Samho on 17th July, 2017 with […]

Yachting – Converted cruise ship DREAM again at Malta – June 2023

After nearly 5 years, the megayacht DREAM was again at Grand Harbour, Malta of which she entered on Sunday 18th June,2023. She was built in 1997  by Halic Shipyard at Istanbul, Turkey for the Turkish Maritime Lines with yard number 303 trading as TDI KARADENIZ until May 2005 of which we use to see her […]

Passer By – Ropax BLUE STAR 1 – 04.06.2023

On Sunday 4th June, 2023 at 0009 hrs the 2000 built ropax BLUE STAR 1 was seen passing 28.8 nautical miles off Mgarr Harbour, Gozo while underway to home at Greece after she finished her charter with Irish Ferries and left Rosslare Harbour, Ireland 4 days ago last Wednesday 31st May. She was built by […]

Cruise Liner – CORINTHIAN

One of the famous (Batch 1) Renaissance cruise liners still around the world in the cruise line industry is the 1990 built MLT flag CORINTHIAN. She was launched in 1990, built by Cantiere Navale Ferrari-Signani in La Spezia, Italy and was operated by Renaissance Cruises  as the RENAISSANCE IV. Above image is of RENAISSANCE FOUR […]

Renaming’s – TRIPLE A to KAPONTE – 2022

The South Korean built Chemical/Oil Products Tanker TRIPLE A entered Grand Harbour, Malta bound to Palumbo Malta Shipyards last September, 2022 berthing at Parlatorio Wharf. She was built at the 21st Century Shipbuilding Co Ltd at Tongyeong in 2006 as the TRIPLE A with NGM Energy SA, Greece as managers. She’s 129 metres long (loa) […]

AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY – Greek Bulker GEORGIA M

On Friday 30th May, 2014 the 2012 built MHL flag bulker GEORGIA M was photographed from the air by Malta Ship Photos in the Mediterranean Sea. She was built in China by Cosco Nantong Shipyard at Nantong with yard number NE122 with MHL flag  homeported at Majuro . She was delivered on 24th February, 2012 […]

Palumbo Malta Shipyard – Tanker ORPHEAS during September 2022

One of the South Korean built tankers, the Greek owned tanker ORPHEAS was drydocked at Dock 6 during September 2022. She was built at Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI) at Samho, South Korea  as double hull crude oil tanker delivered on 15th May, 2007. On Saturday 24th September, 2022 she was seen leaving the yard […]