Local Shipping – Dredger LEONE

The smallest dredger in the Maltese Islands is the Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) LEONE. CSD are designed to dredge rock, clay, silt, and sand and use where the ground is too hard for trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD). Cutter Suction Dredgers dredge  mechanically by a rotating cutter head and suitable for land reclamation, deepening harbors […]

Dredging – Dredger VIKING R

One of the World’s Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (THSD) working round the clock is the 1975 built dredger VIKING R. Owned by Rohde Nielsen of Copenhagen, Denmark she was built at the Netherlands by Liesbooch Staal at Nieuwegein for Boskalis Westminster Dredging as the KORAALZEE with yard number 179. In 1988 she was sold to RN, […]

TERN loaded with 2 ships – AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY

On Monday 29th June 2015, the 1982 built NLD flag semi-submersible heavy load carrier TERN was photographed from the air by MALTA SHIP PHOTOS offshore Malta. TERN was loaded with 2 dredgers – STEPAN DEMESHEV a 1988 built Russian Bucket Ladder Dredger and the Belgian 1970 built Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (THSD) VLAANDEREN XVIII being shipped to […]

Ships at Haifa, Israel in Week 7 of 2018. The following movements are covered by a friend at Haifa, Israel –Monday 12th February, 2018. The salvage grounded vessel DIANA was moved to a lay up berth inside Port of Haifa. Wednesday 14th February, 2018. While the offshore supply ship STRATIS Z was anchored an Israeli […]

Ships at Haifa, Israel in Week 1 of 2018. The following movements are covered by a friend at Haifa, Israel –Thursday 4th January, 2018. The 1982 built CYP flag Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (THSD) SHAHAF was seen leaving port to her homeport at Limassol, Cyprus. On completion the 1990 built PAN flag bulker PETRA III […]