Casualties – RIVER ELBE disabled – 20.01.2020

On Monday 20th January, 2020 the 1984 built general cargo ship RIVER ELBE entered Grand Harbour at 0640 hrs under her own power. After passing Senglea Point she lost her propulsion and was disabled of which the pilot onboard required a tug for assistance especially for berthing. Tugboat ST. ANGELO which was heading to her […]

Towage – ST.ANGELO towing Cruise Ship Hull 6289 – 20.04.2020

An interesting towage currently underway is the Maltese tug ST. ANGELO towing the hull block of the Virgin Voyages Cruise Ship No 3 known as HULL 6289 from VARD Tulcea, Romania bound to Sestri Ponente Fincantieri at Genoa giving ETA of Tuesday 28th April, 2020. ST.ANGELO was built in 2017 by Damen Shipyards, Galati as ASD tug […]

Towage – HOROZ towing SCHIEDAM – 20.01.2020

A year after she was spotted the first time approaching Grand Harbour (Towing VON PERLE on 20.01.2019) the 1978 built tugboat HOROZ was seen towing the 72.96 m long floating sheerlegs SCHIEDAM on Monday 20th January, 2020. SCHIEDAM was built in 1971 in Germany by HDW Kiel originally Bugsier ROLAND. She’s 72.96 m long with 24.00 […]

CHRISTENING – Tugboat ST. ANGELO at Malta – 09.02.2018. The 2017 Damen Galati Built ASD 2913 Tugboat ST. ANGELO was christened on Friday 9th February, 2018 at Pinto 2 Wharf, at Valletta, Malta during a rainy day while Mrs. Michelle Muscat, the Prime Minister wife was the godmother. She was ordered on 1st December 2015 and […]