Maiden Call – Liner AIDAcosma at Malta – 31.10.2022

The longest cruise ship to date that entered Grand Harbour, Malta and berthed at Valletta Cruise Port was the 2021 built AIDAcosma during her maiden call, on Monday 31st October, 2022. In March 2015, Carnival Corporation and Meyer Werft agreed on a letter of intent to build four new ships at the Papenburg and Turku sites […]

Casualties – Russian bulker KUZMA MININ aground – 18.12.2018

A Russian cargo ship has ran aground on a beach in Cornwall as strong winds whipped across the southwest on Tuesday 18th November, 2018. Emergency services were launched  after 0600 hrs to help the bulker KUZMA MININ which was stuck just metres off Gyllyngvase Beach in Falmouth Bay. According to the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) she […]

Soviet Era – NMT Silvia

One of the famous ro/ro ships built at Meyer Neptun, Rostock in Germany as the Soviet vessel KOMPOZITOR BORODIN was seen at Valletta, Malta back on the 27th May, 2005 when she was named NMT SILVIA running for Dutch Line NMT based in Amsterdam. She was built in 1985 with IMO : 8521945 , 6,894 GRT and 4,673 DWT. […]