Casualties – Ship XELO sank after running aground off Tunisia – 16.04.2022
On Friday 15th April, 2022 the 1977 built 59 metre ship XELO issued distress signal reporting water ingress, flooded engine room, after she ran aground at the Gulf of Gabes, Tunisia . All 7 crew (2 Azerbaijanis, 4 Turkish and Georgian captain ) were reportedly rescued and hospitalised for checks and currently in a hotel. […]
Scuttling Operation – LADY SANDRA aft found and scuttled by Tunisian Navy – 25.05.2020
The aft part of the 89.90 metre inland tanker LADY SANDRA that was split in two on Wednesday 25th March, 2020 was found drifting 8 miles off Djerba Island on Tuesday 12th May. 501 TNS LA GALITE offshore Malta back to 30th May, 2014. On Monday 25th May the Tunisian Navy towed the aft part from the […]
Naval News – Israel Shipyards Delivers Offshore Patrol Vessel to Honduras – November 2019.
As part of a cooperation agreement signed between Israel and Honduras in 2016, Israel Shipyards delivered an offshore patrol vessel to the Honduras Navy. The ship named GENERAL JOSE TRINIDAD CABANAS with pennant number as FNH 2021 is equipped with Rafael Spike missiles, a TechMer communications system, and a Terma radar system. Early December 2019 […]
MISKAR FIELD – BIBBY POLARIS at Malta – 10.04.2018. The 1998 built British flagged (GBR) Multi Purpose Supply Vessel (MPSV) BIBBY POLARIS entered Valletta (Grand Harbour), Malta for the first time on Tuesday 10th April, 2018 for mobilizing at the Mediterranean Maritime Hub (MMH) before proceeding to Miskar Oil Field, offshore Tunisia. The MISKAR FIELD is a natural gas […]