Naval News – Maiden Deployment for HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH R 08 – 2021

In the afternoon of Saturday 30th May, 2021 the Aircraft carrier HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH R 08 left her home in Portsmouth ahead of her first operational deployment. She will lead the UK’s Carrier Strike Group, which is taking part in an exercise off Scotland before departing for a tour of the Indo-Pacific region. Image by […]

Haifa Port – June 2021 Movements

The Port of Haifa  is the largest of Israel’s three major international seaports, the others being the Port of Ashdod, and the Port of Eilat. It has a natural deep water harbor, which operates all year long, and serves both passenger and merchant ships. It is one of the largest ports in the eastern Mediterranean in terms of freight volume and […]

Haifa Port – May 2021 Movements

The Port of Haifa  is the largest of Israel’s three major international seaports, the others being the Port of Ashdod, and the Port of Eilat. It has a natural deep water harbor, which operates all year long, and serves both passenger and merchant ships. It is one of the largest ports in the eastern Mediterranean in terms of freight volume and […]

Haifa Port – April 2021 Movements

The Port of Haifa  is the largest of Israel’s three major international seaports, the others being the Port of Ashdod, and the Port of Eilat. It has a natural deep water harbor, which operates all year long, and serves both passenger and merchant ships. It is one of the largest ports in the eastern Mediterranean in terms of freight volume and […]

Haifa Port – March 2021 Movements

The Port of Haifa  is the largest of Israel’s three major international seaports, the others being the Port of Ashdod, and the Port of Eilat. It has a natural deep water harbor, which operates all year long, and serves both passenger and merchant ships. It is one of the largest ports in the eastern Mediterranean in terms of freight volume and […]

Accident – Crude Oil Tanker Hit by Blast in Red Sea – 25.11.2020

On Wednesday 25th November, 2020 an explosion rocked the Greek operated crude oil tanker AGRARI docked at Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea port of Shuqaiq, Greek officials said, in an attack that a Riyadh led military coalition blamed on Yemeni rebels. The AGRARI was struck about one meter above the waterline and has suffered a breach,” […]

Offshore – VOS PRINCE at Leviathan Field – June 2020

The 2016 built offshore supply vessel VOS PRINCE has been working at the Leviathan field, offshore Israel since 2019. At the end of December 2019 Leviathan field started pumping gas in what the operating consortium called “a historic turning point in the history of the Israeli economy.” The Leviathan gas field is a large natural gas field located in […]

Cruise Liners – MARELLA DREAM refit at Croatia – Jan 2020

On Sunday 5th January, 2020 the 1986 built liner MARELLA DREAM was spotted heading to Rijeka, Croatia so on Monday 6th January, 2020 she will arrive at the Viktor Lenac shipyard for a very extensive refit. According to sources close to the Viktor Lenac shipyard, the ship will go to berth 10 and then after […]

Offshore – Accomodation Platform TEMIS in the Mediterranean Sea – 26.12.2019

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) owned DP 3 accomodation vessel TEMIS was spotted opposite Zichron_Yaakov (the Israel/Lebanon border) on her spot without anchoring using her Dynamic Position system. The 84 x 32 metre TEMIS was last reported as transported from Singapore to Gabon during August 2018 by Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) semi-submersible heavy load vessel […]

Cable Layer – OCEAN LINK

OCEAN LINK is one of the cable layer vessels around the Mediterranean Sea, currently off Haifa, Israel. She was built as CLAYMORE, a car and passenger ferry built in 1978 at Robb Caledon at Leith, Scotland as Yard no 522 for Caledonian MacBrayne. For ten years, she operated between Oban and the Outer Isles. Between October 2002 and March 2009, she […]