Casualties – CHEM P salvage update – 26.03.2022

A week after the saga of the tanker CHEM P that happened last Saturday 19th March (Public Holiday in Malta) on Saturday 26th March, 2022 (Election Day at Malta) it was the turn that the 59.25 metre offshore tug/supply ship OPAL take over. She arrived at OPL Malta on Wednesday 23rd March around 0647 hrs. […]

Cruise Liners – SAGA ROSE

One of the elegant Ocean Liners we had around was undoubtedly the SAGAFJORD. She was built in 1965 as yard number 1366 by Société Nouvelle des Forges et Chantiers de la Meditarranee, France for Norwegian America Line costing around $30 million as a combined ocean liner/cruise ship trading until 1980. in 1983 she was sold to Cunard […]

Cruise Liner News – Liner SAGA SAPPHIRE Sold to Turkey – 16.06.2020

The 1981 built liner SAGA SAPPHIRE was recently sold to Anex Tour, Turkey and she will emerge as BLUE SAPPHIRE in 2021. SAGA SAPPHIRE leaving Grand Harbour on 22nd April, 2013. Turkish based tour operator Anex Cruise took ownership of SAGA SAPPHIRE last Thursday 18th June where she will serve the company’s new cruise line under the […]

ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION SAGA – LIFELINE at Valletta, Malta –  27.06.2018. The Dutch registered recreational ship but used as NGO Rescue Ship LIFELINE entered Grand Harbour, Malta on Wednesday evening, bringing to an end a saga which had more than 200 migrants stranded at sea for six days. Permission for the ship to berth at Boiler Wharf […]