Passer By – THOR I towing retired laker SALARIUM – 30.11.2020

On Monday 30th November, 2020 the 1986 built anchor handling tug supply (ahts) vessel THOR I towing the retired laker SALARIUM passed Malta on a voyage from Canada bound to Aliaga, Turkey for breakers THOR I was built in Denmark in 1986 originally named as CHALLENGER III for short time until September 1986 where she […]

Yachting – 2020 converted yacht RAGNAR at Malta – 18.08.2020

On Tuesday 18th August the 2020 converted yacht RAGNAR entered Grand Harbour, Malta during her maiden call at 1539 hrs bound to Grand Harbour Marina with Maltese (MLT) flag. On Friday 24th August 2012 Wagenborg Offshore accepted delivery of the IMSV SANABORG the first in a series of ice-breaking multipurpose support-vessels with a 34 tons […]

Offshore – VOS PRINCE at Leviathan Field – June 2020

The 2016 built offshore supply vessel VOS PRINCE has been working at the Leviathan field, offshore Israel since 2019. At the end of December 2019 Leviathan field started pumping gas in what the operating consortium called “a historic turning point in the history of the Israeli economy.” The Leviathan gas field is a large natural gas field located in […]

Towage – GONDWANA towing tanker ALDERA – September 2001

One of the former environmental organisation, Greenpeace vessel was seen in Malta back in 2001 as GONDWANA. She was built in 1975 by Kremer Werft at Elmshorn in Germany as GORM VIKING with 1,137 GRT as an offshore Supply Ship trading until 1987 when renamed VIKING for only a year when acquired by Greenpeace renaming […]

Enemalta – Malta-Sicily Interconnector Repairs – Feb 2020

On the 23rd December 2019, the Malta-Sicily Interconnector suffered extensive damage which resulted in a nationwide powercut. The Interconnector is an important element of the energy mix for the supply of electricity for the Maltese Islands to ensure the security of supply and the economic production of electricity. With immediate action, Enemalta made all necessary […]

Conveyance – KRITI JADE off Valletta – 16.12.2019

On Monday 16th December 2019 at 1729 hrs the 2008 built chemical/oil products tanker KRITI JADE arrived 5 miles north east off Valletta for unfendering operation with Miggiani Offshore Boats JOANNA M upon completion of STS Operation and finished at 1839 hrs proceeding to Black Sea orders. She was built in South Korea by SPP Shipbuilding Sacheon […]

Haifa, Israel Movements – Week 20 of 2019

The following movements are covered by a friend at Haifa, Israel – Monday 13th May, 2019. The La Fayette Class French Navy Frigate FS GUEPRATTE F 714  called again and assisted by tugboats AMATZIA II (Port Bow) and ILAN I (Port Quarter). Her previous call was back to 13th September 2018. Tuesday 14th May, 2019. […]

Towage – ENGLISHMAN towing HL 500 – 05.01.2005

On Wednesday 5th January 2005 the Polish Tug ENGLISHMAN managed by Polskie Ratownictwo was spotted towing the St. Vincent & The Grenadines flag crane barge HL 500 from USA to Dubai. She was built in Germany by Elsflether Werft AG as Yard Number 392 for the Offshore Supply Association (OSA) as SCHEPELSTURM. During 1995 she […]