Gaza-Israel War – Maritime Aid Corridor – OPEN ARMS left Cyprus – 12.03.2024

Most of Gaza’s people are now internally displaced, and there are severe bottlenecks in aid deliveries at land border checkpoints with Gaza has been under an Israeli navy blockade since 2007, when Hamas took control of the enclave. There have been few direct sea arrivals since then. The daily number of aid trucks entering Gaza […]

Breaking Up – Migrant Rescue Ship SEA WATCH 3 – May 2023

In the afternoon of Wednesday 3rd May, 2023 the 1973 built Migrant Rescue Ship SEA WATCH 3 arrived at Ghent, Belgium for breaking up. She was built at Shin Shimoda Dock at Shizuoka at Japan in 1973 with yard number 211 as an offshore supply ship ALEGRETE for Companhia Brasileira de Offshore, Brazil trading until […]

Malta Naval Visits – USNS TRENTON T-EPF 5 – 12 to 18th Nov 2021

On Friday 12th November, 2021 the Spearhead Class Expeditionary Fast Transport Vessel USNS TRENTON T-EPF 5 called at Grand Harbour, Malta during her maiden call and the first of the Class to enter Grand Harbour passing breakwaters at 1423 hrs. The Spearhead class ships is a United States Navy led shipbuilding program to provide “a platform […]

Libyan Uprising – Libya Human Aid sending Ambulances from Malta to Libya – May 2011

During the Libyan Uprising started on 17th February, 2021 of which my team played an important role in Humanitarian Aid assessments, the country of Malta was instrumental and caught the eyes of international headlines for its part in evacuating thousands of persons from Libya, all sorts of Humanitarian Affairs and Political Asylum to 2 Libyan […]

Harbour Facilities – Has Saptan Fuelling Dolphin

The only Jetty in the middle of Marsaxlokk Harbour is known as MX (Marsaxlokk) Dolphins and  is situated southeast of Il-Qajjenza at Birzebbugia close to Il-Fossa which is a tourist attraction in Marsaxlokk. Has Saptan Fuelling Dolphin provides storage for local cargo in its underground installation. The installation’s capacity is over 150,000 tonnes of clean petroleum products, […]