Russia-Ukraine War – 2 More Russian Navy Ships Hit – 26.03.2024

On Tuesday 26th March, 2024 Ukraine has claimed yet another successful strike on Russia’s Black Sea Fleet (BSF),  that another Ropucha Class landing ship KONSTANTIN OLSHANSKY  had been hit by a Neptune R-360 anti-ship missile. The inactive Ropucha class landing ship was captured from Ukraine during Russia’s unlawful annexation of Crimea in 2014 by the Russian […]

Russia-Ukraine War – US approved F-16 aircraft for Ukraine – 17.08.2023.

On Thursday 17th August the United States of America has approved sending F-16 Fighting Falcons fighter jets to Ukraine from Denmark and the Netherlands to defend against Russian invaders as soon as pilot training is completed Ukraine has actively sought the U.S.-made F-16 fighter jets to help it counter Russian air superiority. Danish Airforce F-16’s […]

MSPAP – Malta Ship Photos & Action Photos 33rd Anniversary – 01.08.2023

Today Tuesday 1st August , Malta Ship Photos & Action Photos (MSPAP) celebrate her 33rd anniversary. It is a great honor and a great joy for me that together with my team we embarked on a great adventure and we are navigating worldwide. For some of you, you think that this is our hobby….We started […]

Naval News – Aircraft Carrier ITS CAVOUR C 550 at Catania – May 2018

The Italian Navy 2008 commissioned aircraft carrier (Portaaerei in Italian) ITS CAVOUR C 550 entered Catania Port on Friday 11th May 2018. Upon her arrival 2 tractor tugs BELGIO (95) and FINLANDIA (96) left breakwater to assist her with maneuvering though hardly they push on her. She was laid down by Fincantieri in June 2001, and […]

Malta Naval Visits – LNS TARIQ IBN ZIYAD – 29.07 to 01.08.1991

The Libyan Navy Nanuchka II Class (Project 1234E) Missile Corvette TARIQ IBN ZIYAD one of the Only 2 Nanuchka Hulls that ever visited Malta entered Grand Harbour on Monday 29th July berthing at Crucifix Wharf (now known as Pinto Wharf). She was built at the Soviet Union Vympel Shipyard for the Soviet Navy as MRK […]

Interview by Ship2Shore, Italy

During October 2016, MALTA SHIP PHOTOS & ACTION PHOTOS (MSPAP) was interviewed by the Founder and  Editor in Chief  of Ship2Shore – Dr. Angelo Scorza who is a professional maritime journalist while he was in Malta invited for the Malta Maritime Summit. The interview was even published on the site Ship2Shore – 10 Years Ago […]

Maltese Fishing Vessels – MFA 283 SAN NIKOLA

One of the Danish built vessels that used to trade around the Maltese Islands was the 1963 built 25.03 metre fishing vessel SAN NIKOLA. She was built in Denmark by Marstal Traeskibsverft at Marstal as the SLEIPNIR VE 62 for scampi fishing at Iceland. In 1996 she was bought to Maltese owners and brought to […]