Weather Conditions – Storm Helios Damage at Grand Harbour – February 2023

During February 2023 Malta experienced STORM HELIOS which was set to hit the Maltese Islands late Wednesday 8th February as a depression that was located over Algeria moved across to Libya and made its way towards the central Mediterranean. From the early hours of Thursday until Thursday night, Force 7  Easterly winds where in force and […]

High Speed Craft News – Ponte Ferries Cancel their Voyages to start – 06.08.2021

Ponte Ferries stated that it has been forced to delay the launch of her ferry service to Sicily due to a last-minute legal challenge with Sicilian authorities by “a competing operator”, which objected to her use of the Augusta Port. Virtu Ferries, which has been operating a Malta-Sicily service for the past 30 years, responded immediately […]

Fishing – Fishing Vessels Movements from 07 – 13.06.2021.

Maltese aquaculture produce is almost entirely exported to European and Asian markets. Over 65 percent of annual landings originates from the tuna and dolphin fish fisheries, which contribute about 56 percent in value terms (about US$ 6 million). Blue Fin Tuna (BFT) Season is on the way too. Here are some of Week 24/25 interesting movements – […]

Fishing – Fishing Vessels Movements from 30.05 – 06.06.2021

Maltese aquaculture produce is almost entirely exported to European and Asian markets. Over 65 percent of annual landings originates from the tuna and dolphin fish fisheries, which contribute about 56 percent in value terms (about US$ 6 million). Blue Fin Tuna (BFT) Season is on the way too. Here are some of Week 21/22 interesting movements – […]

Cable Layer – TENEO

One of the most interesting Spanish built ships around the world is the 1992 built Cable Layer TENEO. She was built in Vigo, Spain by Astilleros Barreras for the Spanish Company – TE Connectivity Subcom based in Madrid Spain. First time in Malta she was seen back in May/June 2005 where she took bunkers and […]

Local Shipping – Sea Malta’s – ZEJTUN

Sea Malta Company Limited was the Maltese National Shipping Line. Established on 10th November 1973 during the tenure of the Labour Government led by Dominic Mintoff, which had the majority of the shares in the new company. The quest of this company was to provide maritime services company as well as to the need of the nation in general, and to […]

Valletta Cruise Port – 4 Cruise Ships – 17.10.2019.

Today Thursday 17th October, 2019 Valletta Cruise Port hosted 4 Passenger Ships – i) Entering yesterday Wednesday 16th October at 2206 hrs coming from Dubrovnik, Croatia till today at 2210 hrs bound to Civitavecchia, Italy the 264 metre OCEANA for Pinto 1 and 2 Wharves. ii) Coming from Livorno, Italy the 289 metre EMERALD PRINCESS entered Valletta […]