Cruise Liner – LA BELLE DE L’ADRIATIQUE

One of the Belgian ships built in the world is the sleek Passenger Ship Designed LA BELLE DE L’ADRIATIQUE which currently is seen in the Mediterranean Sea. Built in 2007 by Meuse & Sambre Beez at Beez, Belgium she is a comfortable vessel upon which to enjoy your vacation and accommodating 198 passengers in just […]

Cable Layer – ANTONIO MEUCCI in Malta for Submarine Cable Repairs – September 2023

On Friday 15th September, 2023 the Ports & Yachting Directorate of Transport Malta (Maritime Authority) issued a Local Notice to Mariners 171 of 2023 regarding repairs on Submarine Cable GO1 at St. Paul’s Bay. Being a Southern European island country consisting of an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea, Malta is located 80km south to Sicily, […]

Malta Naval Visits – HMS ALBION L 14 – 07.11 to 11.11.2022

On Monday 7th November 2022, Royal Navy’s amphibious assault ship HMS ALBION L 14 arrived in Malta berthing starboard side alongside to Boiler Wharf. The visit coincided with a series of Remembrance Day commemorations happening in Malta of which her Country Flag was flown half mast as per below images. Her last call to Malta […]

Vehicle Carriers – SEA PATRIS

One of the Greek owned car carriers trading around is the 1985 built 176 metre long SEA PATRIS. She was built in Japan at Imabari Shipbuilding Marugame Yard in 1985 as FRANCONIA of which was renamed to her current name on May 2014. Her Maiden Call at Grand Harbour, Malta was during July 2017 and […]

Military Nostalgia – Tank Landing Ship HMS REGGIO L 3511 at Malta

HMS REGGIO L 3511 was a a tank landing ship (LST) Mk 3, of which 80 were built by Canada and the UK. She was built as LST 3511 by Davie Shipbuilding and Repairing Co. Ltd. at Lauzon, Quebec, Canada and was launched in November 1944, commissioning in mid-September 1945 and thus missed the Second […]

AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY – Polar Class Heavyload Carrier AUDAX

One of the first Polar Class (PC) 3 Vessel Heavy Load Carrier AUDAX was photographed from the air by Malta Ship Photos in the Mediterranean Sea during her first cargo voyage. She was built in 2016 by Guangzhou Shipyard International Co Ltd at Guangzhou, China with Hull Number as 14664001 with keel laid on 12th […]

Ukraine Crisis – Russian Navy building up around Ukraine – 21.02.2022

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said Moscow does not want a war in Europe amid rising tensions over Ukraine but demanded that the issue of Kyiv’s relationship with NATO be resolved in its entirety immediately. Speaking at a joint news conference on Tuesday 15th February, 2022 after talks with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Putin said Russia had […]

Naval News – NATO Allies start Neptune Strike 22 Maritime Exercise – 24.01.2022

Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO) and U.S. Sixth Fleet (SIXTHFLT) began the 12 day maritime exercise “Neptune Strike ’22” on Monday January 24th in the Mediterranean Sea amid fears of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The USS HARRY S. TRUMAN aircraft carrier, along with her carrier strike group and air wing are the […]

Passenger Ships – PALOMA I

One of the Polish built ships originally bound for the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was the 1980 built ferry DMITRIY SHOSTAKOVICH from a Class of 7 as Project B492/B493 by Stocznia Szczecinska im Adolfa Warskiego Warskiego in Szczecin, Poland. She was the lead of her class which she was named for the Soviet era Russian composer […]