Gollcher News

‘Connecting the Harbour Towns’

Comm. James G. Gollcher passed away on 16th February, 2014.  After many years of untiring contribution to the family business, he spent his later years compiling an impressive legacy which included the documentation and preservation of the Company archives that cover the diverse activities of O.F. Gollcher & Sons since its...

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Sea Cloud visits her home port

Sea Cloud, the world's oldest ocean going passenger ship, visited her home port, Malta & Gozo this weekend. All the operations and logistics for this call in the Maltese and Gozitan harbours were handled by O.F. Gollcher & Sons Ltd. The 88...

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Flagport has a new Website and an updated Logo

We’re proud to launch our rebranded Flagport new website Flagport specialises in the registration of vessels under the Malta flag. The company is a fully owned subsidiary of the Gollcher Group which is a leading and well respected multidisciplinary organisation within Malta’s maritime industry. Check out the new...

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Freeport handles record 3.31m containers in 2018

Malta Freeport Terminals handled a record 3.31 million TEU containers in 2018 and will this year be steaming ahead with an ambitious investment programme in equipment and facilities in a concerted drive to increase the Terminals’ capacity to four million containers. More than 2,200 vessels called...

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GDL CONVENTION in Crete

Gollcher was invited to attend for the first Conference organised GDL for their world-wide network of Agents. The event was held in Crete between the 15th and 18th November. Karl Gollcher and Christian Zammit represented Gollcher.   GDL (Global Defense Logistics) is a premier Global defense logistics...

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MSC AND MOBY TO CONFIRM A 4+4 MAXI ORDER IN CHINA

The new ferries will be manufactured at GSI and CSTC shipyards: two of them will be deployed by GNV while the left two will be joining Onorato’s fleet, continuously getting closer to Aponte   After long lasting negotiations, MSC group, in partnership with Moby, submitted Guangzhou Shipyard...

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MSC plans ferry service from Freeport

Grandi Navi Veloci, acquired by MSC Group in 2010, hopes to strat offering a passenger service regularly from Malta in the near future.   Mario Aponte, managing director of MSC Malta Seafarers Co. Ltd, said yesterday that GNV already offers a twice weekly freight service from the...

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Top Six Largest Boxships

Starting with the latest addition to the global fleet of super-sized containerships, the recently-christened 21,413 teu OOCL Hong Kong has taken the title of the largest ship in the world based on its advertised nominal container intake. However, the sea giant features 191,317 in dwt capacity, considerably lower from...

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