Casualties – Container Ship ONE ORPHEUS collision at Suez Canal – 06.12.2023

On Wednesday 6th December, 2023, the 2008 built 336 m container ship ONE ORPHEUS sailing through the Suez Canal lost her ability to steer due to a rudder failure and collided with equipment at the end of the channel in the canal. The Suez Canal Authority said that following the accident, the following ships were […]

Casualties – One dead in fire onboard car carrier FREMANTLE HIGHWAY – 25.06.2023

Around 2230hrs on Tuesday 25th July, the Dutch coastguard received a report that a major fire broke out on the car carrier FREMANTLE HIGHWAY with 23 crew members onboard  at the time and was sailing 27 kilometres north of Ameland. She left Bremerhaven, Germany around 1430hrs UTC bound for Egypt. The fire erupted around 2130hrs […]

Containers – American containership APL ANTWERP

APL, formerly called American President Lines Ltd., is a Singapore based container shipping company which is a subsidiary of the French shipping company CMA CGM. It operates an all container ship fleet, including 153 container vessels. One of APL container ships calling at Malta Freeport is the 320 metre long APL ANTWERP. She was built […]

Containers – Ocean Network Express (ONE) started calling at Malta – February 2021

Container line Ocean Network Express (ONE) started two new services between North Europe and the Eastern Med and Turkey. The two new service the North Europe East Mediterranean Express (NEX) and North Europe Turkey Express (NTX) are ONE’s first direct services between the two regions. The service rotation for the NEX service is: Southampton – […]

LNG News – K Line Gas Carrier ARCTIC DISCOVERER at Malta – 20.07.2019

On Saturday 20th July, 2019 the 289 m long Japanese gas carrier ARCTIC DISCOVERER entered Marsaxlokk Harbour for another shipment bound to the Floating Storage Unit (FSU) ARMADA LNG MEDITERRANA. She was built in 2006 by Mitsui Ichihara Engineering & Shipbuilding at Ichihara, Japan and homeported at Nassau in Bahamas. She entered first thing in […]

Ships at Tasmania, Australia in Week 42 of 2017. The following movements are covered by a friend at Tasmania, Australia – Tuesday 17th October, 2017. The 2011 built BHS flag bulker EFTICHIA was seen making her way down the Derwent River from Risdon upstream from Hobart, Tasmania, Australia heading to sea after discharging Zinc Concentrates. She’s bearing imo 9545053. […]