Ferry – 2009 built ropax GNV SEALAND seen again at Malta – May 2024

The Bari homeported ropax GNV SEALAND was seen again in 2024 for few calls replacing a chartered roro while she was drydocked on the route Palermo-Malta-Palermo. She was last here last year (2023) at Palumbo Malta Shipyard to install the scrubber system and drydocking. Below are images while she was berthed at Parlatorio Wharf. More […]

Tankers – Oil Product Tanker MERSEY SPIRIT

One of the Turkish built tankers trading around is the 1996 built 76.6 m long oil products tanker MERSEY SPIRIT. She’s a former Danish tanker from the Herning Shipping A/S  of which in Malta we still have one from 2 operating with a local shipping company. She was built at Rota Shipyard at Tuzla, Turkey […]

RoRo Vessels – Linea Messina ship JOLLY INDACO

One of the Soviet Union (USSR) built vessels that used to call at Malta was the 1989 built ro/ro vessel JOLLY INDACO owned by Linea Messina, Italy. She was built at Severnaya Verf Shipbuilding Yard at Saint Petersburg as yard number 843 as the Project 16071 ro/ro ship for Baltic Sea Shipping, USSR as S.KIROV […]

Cable Layer – ANTONIO MEUCCI in Malta for Submarine Cable Repairs – September 2023

On Friday 15th September, 2023 the Ports & Yachting Directorate of Transport Malta (Maritime Authority) issued a Local Notice to Mariners 171 of 2023 regarding repairs on Submarine Cable GO1 at St. Paul’s Bay. Being a Southern European island country consisting of an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea, Malta is located 80km south to Sicily, […]

Palumbo Malta Shipyard – Tanker VALTAMED from 26.09 to 09.10.2022

One of the Italian crude oil double hull tankers owned by Navigazione Montanari SpA, the 2004 built VALTAMED called at Palumbo Malta Shipyards for drydocking on Monday 26th September, 2022.                                    She was built at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine […]

Tankers – MARIANGELA MONTANARI

The 1906 established Italian Shipping Company – Navigazione Montanari SpA  operating in the maritime transport sector, in particular of liquid and gaseous materials has been always a regular caller to Malta. Today we are featuring the 1963 built tanker MARIANGELA MONTANARI built by Cantiere Navale Felszegi, Muggia in Italy with yard number 72 following the […]