On Sunday 30th March, 2003 the Norwegian built anchor handling tug/supply ship OCEAN LARK towing an 80 metre barge IB 919was seen entering Valletta bound to Cassar Ship Repair Yard.
OCEAN LARK was built by Bolsones Verft at Molde, Norway as the RIG TUGGER for Uksnoy of which it still exists , trading until 1981; then to GABBIANO ROSSO with ITA flag trading until 1990; RED LARK with VCT flag until 1998 and SEABULK LARK with MHL flag until 2003.
IB 919 was built in Indonesia for a Dutch Company with NLD flag by Nanindah Mutiara Shipyard at Batam with 80 metres length and 5,636 dwt.
After the towage was done OCEAN LARK was seen berthing at Magazine Wharf.
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Published – Thursday 24th November, 2022