Casualties – MARAYA disabled – 09.12.2019

On Monday 9th December 2019 at 2016 hrs the palletised cargo ship MARAYA entered Valletta towed by 2 tugs LIENI and VITTORIOSA after she developed engine failure when she was only 3-4 miles off Valletta. At 1902 hrs the local tug VITTORIOSA left Valletta bound to the vessel of which at 1919 hrs she was […]

Livestock Ships – ELBEIK originally palletized carrier TYRO

Interesting converted livestock ship is the vessel ELBEIK. Built in 1967 by Giessen de Noord yard at Krimpen in Netherlands as the reefer cargo ship TYRO which also had 2 palletized ramps on both port and starboard side and 2 cargo cranes ( 1 ho/3 ha/3 tweendecks). At one time she was chartered for many […]

Cargo Ships at Valletta, Malta – Week 38 of 2018

Monday 17th September, 2018. At 1507 hrs EDRO IV left Valletta from DWQ 4..        At 1800 hrs NS TERA shifted at Valletta from Fuel Wharf to Laboratory Wharf South 2. Tuesday 18th September, 2018. At 0616 hrs the 2007 built TUR flag general cargo ship SELAHATTIN ASLAN 2 entered Valletta berthing at Magazine Wharf. Wednesday 19th September, 2018. At 1856 hrs SELAHATTIN ASLAN 2 left Valletta […]

Cargo Ships at Valletta, Malta – Week 35 of 2018

Monday 27th August, 2018. At 1743 hrs the 1979 built BLZ flag cement carrier GOLDEN BAY entered Valletta berthing at Laboratory Wharf.      At 1940 hrs the 1992 built PAN flag cargo ship NS HELSE left Valletta from Fuel Wharf. At 1947 hrs the 1982 built KNA flag cargo ship RENATA entered Valletta berthing at Fuel Wharf. Tuesday 28th August, 2018. At 1720 […]