Port State Control – Australia Bans Dutch Ship
Australia is continuing to move forward with a “crackdown on poor performers in the maritime industry,” announced the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) issuing a ban to a Dutch flagged (NLD) general cargo ship, the second such action of 2023. This is part of an effort in which the safety authority has taken action against […]
Maiden Call – World’s Largest Semi-Submersible Heavy Load Carrier YACHT SERVANT at Malta – 02.01.2023
The 2023 year started with a big bang seeing the 2022 built 213.7 metres long semi-submersible heavy load carrier YACHT SERVANT entered Grand Harbour, Malta at 0720 hrs on Monday 2nd January assisted by tug SENGLEA and piloted by the Chief Pilot after he was onboard at 0711 hrs. She proceeded to Magazine Wharf port […]
Yacht Transportation – EEMS VOYAGER – 20.04.2021
On Tuesday 20th April, 2021 the 2012 built MPP cargo ship EEMS VOYAGER entered Grand Harbour, Malta around 1225 hrs during her maiden call full of yachts for Sevenstar Yacht Transport Operations. She was built in China by Zhejiang Zhenyu Shipbuilding at Xiangshan as EUROPEAN VOYAGER trading until May 2014 when she was renamed as […]
Yacht Transportation – PLANTIJNGRACHT – 15-18th March 2021.
On Monday 15th March, 2021 around 0740 hrs the 2010 built multi purpose (MPP) ship PLANTIJNGRACHT entered Grand Harbour, Malta on her maiden call bound to berth starboard side alongside at MMH Facilities for yacht discharging/loading operation coming from Palma Di Majorca. She was built in China by Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding Group at Shanghai for […]
Yacht Transportation – FAGELGRACHT – 12.11.2020
On Thursday 12th November, 2020 the 2008 built NLD flag ship and owned general cargo ship FAGELGRACHT entered Grand Harbour, Malta securing at Magazine Wharf at 0755 hrs coming from Torre Annunziata, Italy. Once secured with berthing preparations were done for lifting 2 sailing yachts by shifting of hatches, pontoons and other materials. First to […]
Yacht Transportation – YACHT EXPRESS back in Malta with interesting cargo – 23.05.2020
Last Saturday 23rd May, 2020 the 2007 built semi submersible yacht carrier YACHT EXPRESS entered Grand Harbour once again with 3 units bound for Malta during a Sevenstar Yacht Transport Operation. She passed breakwaters at 1445 hrs and was secured at Magazine Wharf at 1530 hrs. At 1610 she was cleared by Port Health Authorities and vessel started […]
Yacht Transportation – HEERENGRACHT discharging 2 Sunseeker Yachts at Malta – 07.04.2020
On Tuesday 7th April, 2020 around 1215 hrs the 2009 built MPP vessel HEERENGRACHT entered Valletta, Malta during her maiden call full of pleasure yachts berthing at Magazine Wharf starboard side alongside to discharge a Sunseeker 95 and Sunseeker Predator 74 pleasure yachts for another Sevenstar Operation. Interesting that the named vessel with a 12,750 […]
Valletta (Grand Harbour) Commercial Shipping Movements – Week 2 of 2019.
Monday 7th January, 2019. From 0003 to 0415 hrs the 1995 built ITA flag ropax EUROFERRY OLYMPIA was at Valletta berthed at Laboratory Wharf. Former Name – TRANSEUROPA until December 2013. IMO : 9010175; 183m; 32,553 GRT. Vessel was represented in Malta by Sullivan Maritime Ltd – www.sullivanmaritime.com From 0525 to 1127 hrs the 1999 built PRT flag ro/ro ship PAULINE RUSS was at Valletta […]
Cargo Ships at Valletta, Malta – Week 28 of 2018.
The following are movements within Week 28 – Sunday 8th July, 2018. At 0254 hrs the 1979 built BLZ flag cement carrier GOLDEN BAY entered Valletta berthing at Laboratory Wharf. At 1420 hrs the 1982 built PAN flag cargo ship NS DANTE left Valletta from Laboratory Wharf South 2. Monday 9th July, 2018. At 1033 hrs the 1983 built ALB flag […]
Yacht Transport – Sevenstar Operations at Malta – 06.06.2018. The 1995 built multi purpose (MPP) vessel ELANDSGRACHT entered Valletta, Malta to berth at Pinto 1 and 2 wharves on Wednesday 6th June, 2018 early morning. Below are images of the vessel chartered by Sevenstar Yacht Transport berthed – She had 3 boats on deck – […]