Tugboats – Anchor Handling Tug NEPTUN 11 at Malta again – January 2024

The 36m anchor handling tug NEPTUN 11 was spotted again at Malta sheltering from weather conditions after an absence of 9 years. She was here during March 2013, where she was towing the 50m flat top barge STEMAT 76 inside Grand Harbour. She was built by Neptune Shipyards BV at Aalst, Netherlands with yard number […]

Yachting – 1985 built Yacht EXPLORA at Malta – Q4 of 2023.

Another Feadship yacht was seen at Malta , this time the 46.63 metres motor yacht EXPLORA of which was spotted berthed at the former Medserv Base now called Manoel Island Marina. She was built in 1985 and launched as the ENTERPRISE IV, SEA KINGDOM for few months but was renamed SEA AMENITY, again for few […]

NAZLAB News – AFM Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) P 71 – December 2022

On Monday 19th December 2022, the leading vessel of the Maritime Squadron of Armed Forces of Malta (AFM), the P 71, an offshore patrol vessel (OPV) which was two years past her delivery deadline was seen entering the floating dock NAZLAB for immediate repairs. The 74.8 metres P 71 an offshore patrol vessel (OPV)  was […]

Local Shipping – Arrival of Floating Dock NAZLAB – 10.05.2014

On 28th April 2014 Melita Marine Group, Malta took over a Floating Dock with 5,000 tons lifting capacity from Western Ship Repair Yard, Klaipeda part of the BLRT Grupp to be renamed NAZLAB. With a length overall of 102 meters, inside width 20 meters and draft over keel blocks of 6 meters, the dock at […]

Ship Repair – 10 year old tug MULTRATUG 27 drydocked at Malta – August 2023.

The 2013 Damen ASD 2810 built tug MULTRATUG 27 was seen again at Malta but this time drydocked inside Melita Marine Group Floating Dock NAZLAB. She entered on Wednesday 23rd August coming from Mellitah, Libya from where she’s been working there since June 2021. Like her sister – MULTRATUG 26 she joined Multraship Fleet during […]

Yachting – 2009 built motor yacht MOCHAFY22 at Malta – June 2023

The second largest yacht built by Sunrise Yachts, Turkey – MOCHAFY22 was seen at Malta of which she entered Valletta on Sunday 4th June at 1754 hrs coming from Naples, Italy and then shifted to Marsamxett Harbour to moor at Manoel Island Marina on Tuesday 6th June. She was built in Turkey with steel hull […]

Yachting – 2010 built motor yacht GO at Malta – March 2023

With a maritime tradition, the Maltese Islands have established themselves as an important yachting hub in the Mediterranean including any kind of repairs with floating docks, slipways, drydocks and boat yards. One of the yacht that used Malta with our excellent services was the 2010 built motor yacht GO of which on Tuesday 7th March, […]

Anti Piracy Vessels – AL 345

One of the Anti Piracy Vessels based in Malta of which everyone thinks that she’s a former naval vessel is the Japanese built 22 metre vessel AL 345. She was first seen berthed at Dock 7 , MMH Facilities back to June 2013 and homeported at Plymouth (GBR Flag). She was built in Japan by […]