Vehicle Carriers – NEPTUNE THALASSA and LAKE WANAKA – 26.03.2021

Within 2 hours time on Friday 26th March, 2021 afternoon 2 Neptune Lines vehicle carriers called at Grand Harbour, Malta. First to call was the South Korean built 170 metres long NEPTUNE THALASSA berthing at Laboratory Wharf inner. Meanwhile the 2008 Chinese Built 183 metre long vessel LAKE WANAKA chartered to Neptune lines calling from […]

Vehicle Carriers – HOEGH OSAKA

One of the Hoegh Autoliners vehicle carrier around is the 2000 built HOEGH OSAKA. She was built in Japan by Tsuneishi Tadotsu Factory at Tadotso with yard number 1161 as the MAERSK WIND after she was ordered on 29th November, 1997. She was laid down on 3rd December, 1999 and completed on 7th September,2000. She […]

Vehicles Carrier – NIVIN

On Friday 26th February, 2021 the 1983 built vehicle carrier NIVIN called at Grand Harbour, Malta for the first time in 2021 since she’s been calling since 2018. She entered harbour assisted by tug SEA SALVOR at 0646 hrs coming from Khoms, Libya. She was built in Spain by Construcciones Navales Freire at Vigo as […]

Vehicle Carriers – HOEGH TRIDENT

On Tuesday 2nd February, 2021 the first Hoegh Autoliners vehicle carrier in 2021 , the HOEGH TRIDENT entered Grand Harbour, Malta at 0831 hrs coming from Piraeus, Greece berthing at Magazine Wharf part of Valletta Gateway Terminals (VGT). She was built in 1995 by Hyundai Heavy Industries at Ulsan, South Korea as HUAL TRIDENT trading […]

Vehicle Carriers – SEA AMAZON H

On Saturday 16th January, 2021 around 1350 hrs the 1995 built vehicle carrier SEA AMAZON H was spotted underway to Tarragona, Spain after completing uplifting bunkers at Bunkering Area 4. She was built in Japan by Shin Kochi Heavy Industries at Kochi as YUTOKU MARU trading until January 2004, RoRo HIDAKA trading for 11 months […]

Bunkering – Vehicle Carrier GLOVIS SPIRIT – 10/11.12.2020

On Thursday 10th December, 2020 the 2013 built PCTC GLOVIS SPIRIT entered Grand Harbour, Malta at 2243 hrs coming from Wilmington, USA for bunkering operations. She berthed at Magazine Wharf to be bunkered by the Go Fuels tanker LEYONA. She was built in South Korea by Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Co Ltd at Samho in […]


Last Friday 4th December, 2020 the 2014 built vehicle carrier HOEGH JACKSONVILLE called at Grand Harbour, Malta for the second time since she was built berthing at Laboratory Wharf part of Valletta Gateway Terminals (VGT). She was built in Romania by Daewoo Mangalia Heavy Industries at Mangalia and is owned by Hoegh Autoliners based in […]

Vehicle Carriers – Wallenius Wilhelmsen TORINO

The latest vehicle carrier inside Grand Harbour, Malta was the 2009 built 200 metres long TORINO. She entered on Tuesday 24th November coming from Southampton, UK at 1629 hrs bearing her maiden call and the first WWL vessel with the latest livery in Malta berthing at Pinto a and 2 wharves part of the Valletta […]

Vehicle Carriers – HOEGH SEOUL

One of the Norwegian owned vehicle carriers around is the 2004 built 228 metres long HOEGH SEOUL. She was built in South Korea by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co Ltd at Seoul and is owned by Hoegh Autoliners based in Oslo, Norway. She holds a cargo capacity of 7,850 CEU (Car Equivalent Unit) with […]

Breaking Up – 1993 built vehicles carrier FIDES – July 2020

On Wednesday 10th June, 2020 around 1220 hrs the 1993 built vehicles carrier FIDES wearing the colours of Malta Motorways of the Sea colours entered Grand Harbour of what was her last port of call. She was assisted by Tug Malta tugboat LIENI to berth at Magazine Wharf for some works and debunkering. Built in […]