AFM – Medevac from cruise liner MEIN SCHIFF 5 – 22.12.2020

On Tuesday 22nd December around 1315 hrs the cruise liner MEIN SCHIFF 5 which currently is anchored 18 miles North East of Luqa Airport requested a helicopter for Medical Evacuation after the chief engineer hit his head and was unconscious. Arrangements were done and the Armed Forces of Malta (AFM) AgustaWestland AW139M helicopter serial AS1630 […]

ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION – Livestock Carrier TALIA saga – 08.07.2020

On Sunday 5th July 2020 the 52 rescued illegal immigrants that are onboard the livestock carrier TALIA in Maltese territorial waters have not been allowed to disembark by the Government until it has guarantees from other EU member states on their immediate relocation. According to the TALIA’s crew RCC Malta promised to transfer the rescued […]

Sold to breakers – CMA CGM VERDI – 08.08.2019

On Thursday 8th August 2019 it was announced that the South Korean built container ship CMA CGM VERDI was sold to breakers for an undisclosed price to U.A.E based Simatech Shipping. She was built in 2004 in South Korea by Samsung Shipbuilding & Heavy Industries at Geoje with 277 m as length; 40 m beam […]