Navy News – USS Hershel Woody Williams ESB-4 runs softly aground – 09.05.2024

The only US Navy ship assigned to U.S. Africa Command, the expeditionary sea base USS HERSHEL WOODY WILLIAMS ESB-4 grounded off the western coast of Africa on Thursday 9th May around 1300 hrs (GMT) , shortly after leaving Libreville, Gabon. The ship broke free around 1700 hrs on Thursday at high tide, said Lt. Cmdr. […]

Palumbo Malta Shipyard – Dredger BREYDEL 10.06.2021 – 31.07.2021

The 2008 built Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) BREYDEL called at Grand Harbour, Malta on Thursday 10th June passing breakwaters at 1621 hrs coming from Abu Qir, Egypt. She berthed Port Side alongside Parlatorio Wharf and the following day on Friday 11th June at 0930 hrs she shifted 20 metres ahead assisted by tugboat SPINOLA. […]

Passers By – Naval Units during January 2021

Various naval units pass the Malta-Sicily straits like other ships and to mention some – New Year started with an interesting Russian Navy Vessel – SB 565 PROFESSOR NIKOLAY MURU, a 2014 built and June 2015 commissioned rescue ship on passage from Astrakhan, East Russia bound to West Russia stopping for few days off Pantelleria, […]

DRYDOCKING – Disabled container ship SEASPAN LONCOMILLA – 05.02.2018. The 2009 built HKG flag container ship SEASPAN LONCOMILLA towed by the 2009 built offshore tugboat OPAL entered Valletta (Grand Harbour), Malta for Palumbo Malta Shipyard on Monday 5th February 2018. The containership formerly CSAV LONCOMILLA with imo 9437385 infact still with CSAV funnel colours is owned by Seaspan Shipmanagement, Canada. […]