Naval News – RFA LYME BAY L 3007 delivers humanitarian aid to Gaza – 02.01.2024

A Significant Milestone done by the Bay Class Landing Ship RFA LYME BAY L 3007 was done after she delivered 87 tonnes of  humanitarian  aid supplies including thermal blankets, shelter packs and medical supplies, that were provided by the UK and Cyprus in Egypt. The Egyptian Red Crescent is receiving the shipment from Port Said, […]

Malta Naval Visits – ESPS PRINCIPE DE ASTURIAS R 11 – 16 to 17.03.2021

The only Spanish Navy (Armada Espanola) Aircraft Carrier that visited Malta so far is ESPS PRINCIPE DE ASTURIAS R 11. She entered Grand Harbour, Malta on Friday 16th March, 2007 around 0835 hrs piloted with the late harbour pilot Austin Vella. She was assisted by Tug Malta twin screw tugs FELICA and MARI. She berthed […]

Beirut Blast – 21 Bangladesh Navy crew injured – 04.08.2020

At least four Bangladeshi nationals have been killed and around 100 more, including 21 members of the Bangladesh Navy,  have been injured in two massive explosions that rocked the port of Lebanese capital Beirut on Tuesday. In a press release on Wednesday 5th August, 2020, the Inter Service Public Relation Directorate (ISPR) confirmed at least […]

Beirut Blast – Countries united in sending Humanitarian Aid – 07.08.2020

Countries and international organisations have lined up to help Lebanon after a massive warehouse explosion sent a shockwave across Beirut, killing at least 154 and injuring over 5,000 persons. Also it destroyed 3 hospitals, major PPE Stores and Lebanon’s major grain store, triggering food crisis worries. Bahraini officials load medical aid and ground support equipment […]

Dangerous Goods – Beirut Port Explosion, Lebanon – 04.08.2020

DANGEROUS GOODS are articles or substances capable of posing a risk to health, safety or the environment. Authorities in Lebanon are busy counting the number of dead and injured after an explosion at Beirut Port that rocked the entire city on Tuesday 4th August, 2020 in the afternoon. It is unacceptable that 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate have […]

30th Anniversary of Malta Ship Photos & Action Photos.

Malta Ship Photos & Action Photos was founded on the 1st August 1990 by myself Capt. Lawrence Dalli and the late Peruvian Airforce helicopter pilot Piero JJ Guerra of which today  we are the Largest and Leading Photo Library on our Maltese Islands that provides all kind of photography concerning ships, aircraft, emergency vehicles & equipment, military warfare etc. […]

Research/Survey Vessel – OGS EXPLORA

The research vessel OGS EXPLORA is the only ocean research vessel with a capacity owned by a public entity currently existing in Italy. Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale ( OGS) acquired her in 1989. She was built in 1973 by Elsflether Werft A.G., Germany as EXPLORA with German flag and 72.62 m as length overall. Amongst […]

Libya Tensions – Russia deploys military fighter aircraft to Libya – 26.05.2020

U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) assesses that Moscow recently deployed military fighter aircraft to Libya in order to support Russian state sponsored private military contractors (PMCs) operating on the ground there. Russian military aircraft are likely to provide close air support and offensive fires for the Wagner Group PMC that is supporting the Libyan National Army’s […]

Malta Naval Visits – HDMS PETER TORDENSKIOLD F 356 – 19-22.05.2006

The Royal Danish Navy Niels Juel Class corvette HDMS PETER TORDENSKIOLD F 356 paid a diplomatic visit at Valletta, Malta on Friday 19th May, 2006 entering at 0835 hrs berthing at DWQ 1 for few hours. Later afternoon she shifted with 2 local tugs PAWLINA and FELICA to Pinto 5 Wharf. Launched on 30th April […]