Local Shipping – Bezzina’s former Scottish Ferries ABERCRAIG and SCOTSCRAIG at Malta

Salvatore Bezzina, the founder of BEZZINA GROUP, began offering commercial services to the British Admiralty in the early 1940s. His company, Salv. Bezzina & Sons Ltd, was established in May 1966 and provided various services in the heavy engineering industry, including civil marine engineering, heavy haulage, dredging, steel fabrication, and erection of steel structures. Over the […]

Fishing Vessels – Italian purse seiner S. RAFFAELE

One of the Italian purse seiner that used to be seen during the Blue Fin Tuna (BFT) Season was the 1974 built S.RAFFAELE which on radio vhf she was called as SAN RAFFAELE. She was built at Cantieri Navali Codecasa at Viareggio with yard number F23 as S.RAFFAELE for Cooperativa S. Michele based at Cetara, […]

Passer By – DIAN KINGDOM engaged in towing – 08.08.2020

On Saturday 8th August the 2015 built tug DIAN KINGDOM engaged in towing operations was spotted passing by 65 nautical miles North East (NE) off Malta She was towing the 1998 built offshore supply ship HIGHLAND ROVER for her final voyage from Corporation Quay at Sunderland, UK bound to breakers for scrap at Aliaga, Turkey. […]