Maiden Call – Turkish owned ship MY ARMONY – 24.10.2022

One of the Damen built cargo ships trading around, MY ARMONY entered Grand Harbour, Malta for the first time on Monday 24th October, 2022 since she was acquired (2019). She was built by Damen Shipyard at Hoogezand, Netherlands in 1999 as the ALESSIA C trading until June 2008 where she was sold and renamed ALESSIA […]

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 […]

Yachting – 2006 built TALISMAN MAITON at Malta

The former TALISMAN C (I) now named as TALISMAN MAITON was spotted today Monday 8th May, 2023 performing sea trials off Grand Harbour (OGH). She was built in Turkey by Proteksan Turquoise Shipyard at Istanbul in 2006 as TALISMAN C which was seen at Malta Drydocks (MDD) back to March 2006 as per image below […]

Cargo News – Cargo Ships at Valletta – November 2021.

A cargo ship or freighter is a merchant ship that carries cargo, goods, and materials from one port to another. Thousands of cargo carriers ply the world’s seas and oceans each year, handling the bulk of international trade. Cargo ships are usually specially designed for the task, often being equipped with cranes and other mechanisms to load and unload, and come in all sizes. Below we […]

Offshore News – 3 SAIPEM Vessels in Central Mediterranean Sea – 11.05.2020

SAIPEM S.p.A. (Società Anonima Italiana Perforazioni E Montaggi) is an Italian multinational oilfield services company and one of the largest in the world. Until 2016 it was a subsidiary of Italian oil and gas supermajor Eni, which still retains approximately 30% of Saipem’s shares. Within three weeks 3 vessels were seen in Central Mediterranean Sea – On Tuesday […]

AFM – 3 Crew rescued after ship splits in two – 25.03.2020

The Rescue Coordination Centre Malta (RCC Malta) situated at the Armed Forces of Malta (AFM) Operation Centre at Luqa Barracks received a Mayday call on Wednesday 25th March around 2230 hrs that a vessel split in two south east of Malta. An AFM spokeperson stated that the Vittoria Class SAR launch MELITA I was dispatched […]

Casualties – Inland Tanker LADY SANDRA – 25.03.2020

The 89.90 metre inland tanker LADY SANDRA was split in two on Wednesday 25th March, 2020. A Mayday call was received by the Rescue Coordination Centre Malta (RCC Malta) situated at the Armed Forces of Malta (AFM) Operation Centre at Luqa Barracks around 2230 hrs. She was seen at Istanbul, Turkey last 6th February after she […]