Ships from Canada – Fishing Boat LYNSEY LENORE

One of the Great Lakes, Canada fishing boats is the 1992 built fishing boat LYNSEY LENORE. She’s also known as fish tug. She was built in Canada by Powell SY Shipbuilders Ltd at Maitland with 18.29 metres loa and 7.25 metres beam and maximum draft of 1.86 metres. Her official number is 807959 and homeported […]

Local Shipping – ZAMTUGS.

In the middle 1980’s the Zammit Group of Companies, who pioneered inland ferry services before the establishment of Gozo Channel Co Ltd, ventured into towage though for a short period, purchasing and operating 5 tugs which their names started with ZAMTUG followed by a roman number. ZAMTUG Built in 1957 at NV Scheepswerf v/h Jonker […]

Shipyards – Fincantieri offices raided – 06.11.2019

A host of companies linked to Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri have been accused of corruption, fraud and worker exploitation. Italian finance police (Guardia Di Finanza) raided offices of several companies working for Fincantieri on Wednesday 6th November 2019. 34 people are under investigation for alleged “systematic exploitation” of foreign workers, mainly from Bangladesh and Albania in […]

VLIELAND towing CHARIS – Aerial Photography

On Monday 17th November 2014, the 1970 built DAN flag tugboat VLIELAND towing the newbuild casco 134 metre inland tanker CHARIS was photographed from the air by MALTA SHIP PHOTOS offshore Malta bound to the Netherlands. VLIELAND was built in 1970 at MAN GHH Dock & Schiffbau at Duisburg, Germany as SPOLUM of which few days later […]