Marine Construction – Belgian Herbosch-Kiere to lay cables for Bahrain – February 2022.

In 2021, the Flemish marine construction company Herbosch-Kiere, signed a contract for the installation of 3 x 66 kV submarine cables in shallow waters between Bahrain’s mainland and Hawar Island. The multi-purpose, self-propelled vessel ATLANTIS will carry out the works for Al-Gihaz Contracting, a Saudi Arabian construction company. The works start in February 2022 and […]

Malta Naval Visits – USNS TRENTON T-EPF 5 – 12 to 18th Nov 2021

On Friday 12th November, 2021 the Spearhead Class Expeditionary Fast Transport Vessel USNS TRENTON T-EPF 5 called at Grand Harbour, Malta during her maiden call and the first of the Class to enter Grand Harbour passing breakwaters at 1423 hrs. The Spearhead class ships is a United States Navy led shipbuilding program to provide “a platform […]

Offshore News – MAKANA – November 2019

On Tuesday 26th November 2019 at 1948 hrs the crewboat MAKANA entered Valletta, coming from Port Rashid, Dubai of which she left on Thursday 24th October. She was built in India by Bharati Ratnagiri Yard at Ratnagiri in 2003 as the ATCO ALIA. She’s 34 meter crew/utility vessel with 50 pax capacity with a shallow […]