Towage – SmitWijs Typhoon with LB 200 – February 2002

One of the famous Dutch Wijsmuller built anchor handling tug was the 1976 built tug SMITWIJS TYPHOON She was offshore Malta assisting the 1975 built pipe laying semi submersible barge LB 200 mobilising for the Burullus project, Egypt. SMITWIJS TYPHOON was built in 1976 by “Scheepswerf Van der Giessen-De Noord” at Alblasserdam, Netherlands as Yard […]

Enemalta – Malta-Sicily Interconnector Repairs – Feb 2020

On the 23rd December 2019, the Malta-Sicily Interconnector suffered extensive damage which resulted in a nationwide powercut. The Interconnector is an important element of the energy mix for the supply of electricity for the Maltese Islands to ensure the security of supply and the economic production of electricity. With immediate action, Enemalta made all necessary […]

Offshore News – Maersk Drilling awarded long term contract – 08.04.2019

Maersk Drilling’s ultra deepwater semi-submersible rig MAERSK DELIVERER has been awarded a 3 year contract by Inpex Australia and joint venture participants for drilling at the Ichthys gas and condensate field in the Browse Basin offshore Western Australia. The estimated contract value of the three-year contract is US$300 million, including mobilisation. The contract, which also […]

BAHR ESSALAM FIELD Movements – SKANDI CALEDONIA at Malta. The 2003 built NIS flag platform supply vessel SKANDI CALEDONIA  was seen once again arriving at Valletta, Malta from Bahr Essalam Field, offshore Tripoli, Libya to mobilize at the Mediterranean Maritime Hub (MMH) Facilities. She was built in Norway by Fitjar Mekaniske Verksted at Fitjar with 83.7 metres as […]

BAHR ESSALAM FIELD Movements – EDT NIOVI at Malta. The 1997 built CYP flag and owned tugboat EDT NIOVI was seen at Valletta, Malta from Friday 23rd to Saturday 24th February 2018 to mobilize at the Mediterranean Maritime Hub (MMH) Facilities for  Bahr Essalam Field, offshore Tripoli, Libya. This her maiden call to Valletta ever since with […]