Fishing – Fishing Vessels Movements from 14.05 – 21.05.2021.

Maltese aquaculture produce is almost entirely exported to European and Asian markets. Over 65 percent of annual landings originates from the tuna and dolphin fish fisheries, which contribute about 56 percent in value terms (about US$ 6 million). Blue Fin Tuna (BFT) Season is on the way too. Here are some of Week 19/20 interesting movements – […]

Tugboat – Singapore Built THOR SERVER

One of the Faroe Islands operated vessel that was a regular visitor in Malta was the tug THOR SERVER that was used as a guard/chase boat with seismic operations. She was built in 1978 by Marine Builders Pte Ltd at Singapore as yard number 1016 named as AL JUBAIL VIII trading until 1985 where she […]

BFT Season – THOR BEAMER during 2019.

One of the interesting marine assets involved in BFT (BlueFin Tuna) Season 2019 is for sure the former beam trawler THOR BEAMER. We used to see her here at Valletta since she was owned by the Faroese Offshore Company – Thor Offshore bearing the same name used for seismic guard vessel. She was built in […]

Ship of the Week – THOR ASSISTER

Thor Offshore situated at Hosvik, Faroe Islands operates ships within the offshore  oil industry, specialising in support to the marine seismic acquisition sector. One of the vessels that operate is the 2006 built offshore supply ship THOR ASSISTER. She was built by Yuexin Ship Industry at Guangzhou in China as JAYA PUFFIN 5 until she was […]