Advertising – Welcome Aboard to the first NGO – ZIBEL – July 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 the Non […]

Breaking Up – Italian Navy Maestrale Class Frigates – March 2024

After the semi submersible heavy lift vessel  (sshl) YACHT EXPRESS loaded 4 former Italian Navy units at Augusta, Sicily back to August 2021, it was the turn of the sshl SEAWAY ALBATROSS to load more naval units, this time – Maestrale Class Frigates from La Spezia, Italy. These were the lead ship of her class […]

Advertising – Welcome Aboard to NIC Company Limited – July 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 NIC Company […]

Passer By – Towage of Jack Up Oil Rig – 12.07.2024

On Friday 12th July, 2024 the towage of the 74 metre long (loa) jack up oil rig SHELF DRILLING RESOURCEFUL was spotted passing around 32 nautical miles offshore Malta. The 2008 built Jack Up Oil Rig SHELF DRILLING RESOURCEFUL  is of a LeTourneau Super 116-C design. She was refitted in 2017 and is capable of […]

Casualties – Iranian Navy Frigate Capsizes at Bandar Abbas, Iran – 07.07.2024

The Fars News Agency which is a news agency in Iran managed by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), an armed wing loyal to Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei reported that several people were injured in an accident during repair work aboard the Navy’s Moudge Class Frigate IRIS SAHAND 74 of the Southern Fleet. Image by courtesy of Rahbar Emamdadi, Mehr News Agency. […]

Aids to Navigation – Castello Maniace Light (2866 EF) – 10.07.2024

Aids to navigation are special structures like lighthouses, lightships, beacons, buoys, etc that are used to enhance safety. These lights and marks are prescribed across the world by the International Association of Lighthouse Authorities (IALA). CASTELLO MANIACE FARO is a 7 metre lighthouse tower manned by the Italian Navy (Marina Militare Italiana) nominated as 2886 EF. The […]

Wrecks – 1967 built ship still idling at Augusta, Sicily – July 2024

Scrapping of ships is not too common in Italy, and secondly ships idling especially here at Porto Di Augusta like this one were involved in some irregularities and subsequently detained, due to unpaid port dues or involvement in an illegal act (e.g. smuggling). Italian bureaucracy is extremely inflated and slow, and to get a ship […]

Local Shipping – Bezzina’s former Scottish Ferries ABERCRAIG and SCOTSCRAIG at Malta

Salvatore Bezzina, the founder of BEZZINA GROUP, began offering commercial services to the British Admiralty in the early 1940s. His company, Salv. Bezzina & Sons Ltd, was established in May 1966 and provided various services in the heavy engineering industry, including civil marine engineering, heavy haulage, dredging, steel fabrication, and erection of steel structures. Over the […]