Maltese Fishing Vessels – F 221 STOR FISK

One of the Sixties built fishing vessels on our fishing register was the 1962 built STOR FISK with fishing matricola as F 221. She was 18.50 m long with 5.70 metres beam with an engine of 238 hp. Her GRT was 52.07 tons , call sigh was 9H 5475 and she was the former British […]

Casualties – Fishing Vessel NUOVA ISIDE – Another corpse found – 16.05.2020.

The second corpse from the 3 crew lost with the tragedy of the wooden fishing vessel NUOVA ISIDE was found this morning, Saturday 16th May. Guardia Costiera confirmed after the 1988 built ITA flag and owned ropax ANTONELLO DA MESSINA that runs from Palermo to Ustica and vice versa sighted a drifting lifeless body around […]

Libyan Shipping – Fishing Vessel EL KHOMES

On Thursday 7th May 2009 the Libyan trawler BENOURI with fishing matricola as TP 648 towed to Valletta, Malta the 28.5 metres fishing trawler EL KHOMES. Upon arrival at Valletta fairway buoy both duty pilot and tugboat WENZINA left harbour. Around 1125 hrs towage passed breakwater arms bound to the inner part of the harbour. […]

Local Towage – GOZZO shifting fishing vessels – 02.01.2020

During these last days of 2019 and start of the year 2020 the 2019 built the 14.06 metres tug GOZZO was busy shifting fishing vessels around Grand Harbour. On Monday 30th December 2019 she shifted the 26.38m wooden Maltese bottom otter trawler MFA 7101 DOLOREZITA at 1050 hrs – And on completion she shifted the […]

FISHING – F 81 DEGRE at Malta – 1996 – 2004. From 2nd January 1996 till 17th February 2004, DEGRE was one of the leading wooden stern trawlers in the Maltese Islands. She was built in 1966 by Fratelli Giacalone of Mazara Del Vallo, Sicily, Italy and named as NUOVO CALLIOPO. Her Official Number with the […]