Towage – BREB XIAN brought to Malta – 19.04.2023

On Wednesday 19th April, 2023 the 1999 built general cargo ship BREB XIAN was towed to Malta for gearbox repairs at Palumbo Malta Shipyards by the 1992 built tug PAUL.                                           BREB XIAN was coming […]

Palumbo Malta Shipyard – Tanker ORPHEAS during September 2022

One of the South Korean built tankers, the Greek owned tanker ORPHEAS was drydocked at Dock 6 during September 2022. She was built at Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI) at Samho, South Korea  as double hull crude oil tanker delivered on 15th May, 2007. On Saturday 24th September, 2022 she was seen leaving the yard […]

Towage – Cargo Ship EVALUNA towed to Malta for repairs – January 2022

On Saturday 1st January 2022 the 2011 built General Cargo Ship EVALUNA reported to VTS that she was in restricted manoeuvrability due to gearbox problems around 38 nautical miles offshore Malta coming from Bizerte, Tunisia. After towage arrangements were done the 38 metre tug SPINOLA let Grand Harbour at 1204 hrs and reaching the ship […]

Malta Naval Visits – ROS REGINA MARIA F 222 19-21.09.2021

One of the Fourteen built Type 22 Class frigates for the Royal Navy entered Grand Harbour, Malta on Sunday 19th September at 0952 hrs as ROS REGINA MARIA F 222 with the Romanian Navy. Originally as HMS LONDON F 95 (ex-BLOODHOUND) she was built by Yarrow Shipbuilders Limited (YSL) in Glasgow, Scotland. She was ordered […]

Naval Visits – FGS U 35 S185 – 16-19.09.2021

One of the 6th submarine Type 212 Class of the German Navy FGS U35 with pennant number as S 185 paid a diplomatic visit at Grand Harbour, Malta on Thursday 16th September of which she passed breakwaters at 0902 hrs. Berthing Preparations commenced on Wednesday 15th September using for the first time 2 Pneumatic Floating […]

Palumbo Malta Shipyard – Tanker STENA PENGUIN from 08.09 to 15.09.2021

One of the Croatian built tankers from Stena Tankers seen in Malta was the 2010 built oil product tanker STENA PENGUIN which entered Malta on Wednesday 8th September coming from Algeciras, Spain passing breakwaters at 1435 hrs bound to Palumbo Malta Shipyard Dock 6. She was built at Brodosplit in Sprit, Croatia as yard no […]

RoRo Vessels – TYRUSLAND

One of the Swedish owned vessels that used to call at Malta mainly at the Malta Freeport at Marsaxlokk Harbour, Malta was the 1978 built TYRUSLAND. She was built in Japan by Mitsui Eng. & SB. Co Ltd at Chiba as yard number 1182 for Brostroms Rederi AB as TYRUSLAND from 1978 to 1984. She […]