Yacht Transportation – ANNEGRET – 14.11.2014
On Friday 14th November, 2014 the 2000 built Heavy Lift Vessel ANNEGRET entered Grand Harbour, Malta for few hours to discharge the small pleasure yacht JULIA. She was built by JJ Sietas Schiffswerft at Hamburg, Germany as yard number 1162 with keel laid on 28th February,1996 and launched on 29th January, 2000. She was completed […]
Anti Piracy Vessels – DE 421.
One of the fishing vessels converted into an anti piracy vessels is the Maltese (MLT) Flag vessel DE 421. She was built at Muggia, Trieste in Italy in 1994 as PUCCIO SECONDO with fishing matricola as CT 2850 homeported a Catania, Italy. She’s 24.2 metres long with a beam of 5.5 metres and 106 as […]
Former Military – MSAR 47201.
One of the famous United States Coast Guard 47 Foot lifeboat MLB 47201 was stationed in Malta for some time. She arrived at Malta in June 2011 after being ferried from Italy to Malta with her name as NO NAME homeported in New York, USA. She was built in 1992 by Textron Marine Systems in […]
Sailing – 1992 built carrack replica NAO VICTORIA at Malta – 22.08.2020
NAO VICTORIA was a Spanish carrack and the first ship to successfully circumnavigate the world. NAO VICTORIA was part of a Spanish expedition commanded by the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan, and after his death during the voyage, by Juan Sebastián Elcano. The expedition began on 10th August 1519 with five ships. However, she was the only ship to complete the voyage, returning on 6th September 1522. On Saturday […]
LOCAL SHIPPING – Ex-RNLI Lifeboat at Malta – MERCY. Since the end of the year 2015 a former Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) Mersey Class Lifeboat has been given her second life, this time as a Conveyance/Crewboat with the name of MERCY operated by Southseas Ship Supplier owned by Mr. Frankie Fava.She was built in […]