Maiden Call – Finnish ro/ro vessel FINNSUN – 14.07.2023

On Friday 14th July , the 218 metre ro/ro vessel FINNSUN entered Grand Harbour, Malta at 0811 hrs coming from Salerno, Italy during her maiden call. Her purpose of the port call was to discharge new cars and berthed at Laboratory Wharf Inner, part of  Valletta Gateway Terminals (VGT).             […]

Bunkering – Tugboat WAF 3 – 10.04.2021

On Saturday 10th April, 2021 the 1977 built tugboat WAF 3 called for bunkers coming from Catania, Sicily on her way to Dakar, Senegal with ETA on Wednesday 12th May. Originally she arrived on Friday 9th April around 1127 hrs but had to wait for instructions outside territorial waters (otw). She was built in Italy by Bacino […]

2 Eastern Mediterranean Maritime Vessels in a Day – Aerial Photography – 02.02.2018

On Friday 2nd February, 2018 two vessels homeported in Malta of the same company Eastern Mediterranean Maritime based in Greece were photographed from the air by MALTA SHIP PHOTOS. First vessel was the 2015 built crude oil tanker ABLIANI waiting for Falzon bunkering tanker SANTA ELENA for uplifting bunkers at the designated Bunkering area 1. She […]

Breaking Up – 1993 built vehicles carrier FIDES – July 2020

On Wednesday 10th June, 2020 around 1220 hrs the 1993 built vehicles carrier FIDES wearing the colours of Malta Motorways of the Sea colours entered Grand Harbour of what was her last port of call. She was assisted by Tug Malta tugboat LIENI to berth at Magazine Wharf for some works and debunkering. Built in […]

Bunkering – Cruise Liner MARELLA DREAM – 02.06.2020

On Tuesday 2nd June the German built cruise liner MARELLA DREAM called at Bunkering Area 3 West, Malta for bunkering operation. At 1615 hrs she was cleared by Transport Malta via Valletta VTS since it’s the Authority that provide assistance to vessels navigating within territorial waters (WTW) and outside international waters (OTW) through the Ports […]