Wrecks – 1967 built ship still idling at Augusta, Sicily – July 2024

Scrapping of ships is not too common in Italy, and secondly ships idling especially here at Porto Di Augusta like this one were involved in some irregularities and subsequently detained, due to unpaid port dues or involvement in an illegal act (e.g. smuggling). Italian bureaucracy is extremely inflated and slow, and to get a ship […]

MSPAP – 200,000 views in 3 months on our fresh website – 09.11.2023

After  ending last September 2023, with another SUCCESS as Malta Ship News part of Malta Ship Photos & Action Photos (MSPAP) has been nominated as ONE of the TOP SHIPPING NEWS WORLDWIDE :)))), we received another great news. With the ‘ new ‘ website launched during Q 1 of this year which took nearly 8 […]

Maltese Islands – Senglea Clock Tower

One of the clock Towers around the Maltese Islands looking on the three cities is the Senglea Clock Tower. It was built by the British Naval authorities in 1908 and has four faces. It’s machinery, manufactured in 1905, came from John Smith & sons, Midland Clock Works, Derby. The foundation stone of Fort St. Michael was laid on 8th May […]

Maltese Islands – Milk in Malta

In the years gone by, the Maltese Islands were seriously affected by many cases of undulant fever and these were the cause of serious concern and preoccupation to the Maltese Government. Various committees were appointed to report on ways of preventing or eliminating this disease. The Commission appointed in 1931 to report on the feasibility of […]

Former Military – TUBINGEN at Malta – 26.12.1999

The first naval ship built in Germany for the West German Navy after the end of Second World War was the Type 320 Class LINDAU M 1072. Total of 18 ships in the class they were the first coastal minehunters, all wooden. The Lindau class was the German version of the NATO unit type made. […]