“Carla M” joins JML Fleet

Carla M turning at no. 12 berth
Carla M turning at no. 12 berth

After a full top to bottom refit “Carla M” has joined the JML active fleet. She is an Halmatic vessel, powered by 2 x 400 hp Volvo diesels, 22 knots max. She can carry 12 passengers and 2 tons of stores and spares. She has MCA Cat 2 60 miles from a safe haven and will be used in the vicinity of Gibraltar to service existing clients






“Anna” was equipped with the ADUS ISHAPS multibeam deployment system for surveying by Titan.

New+Flame6Recent high-resolution surveys of the wreck of New Flame, sunk by collision in the Straits of Gibraltar, exploited the full potential of multibeam sonar systems and utilised advanced data collection methodology conceived by ADUS. The resulting point cloud data was then visualised using 3D interactive techniques developed by the company. The results provided the salvage team with clearer and more informative imagery than has been available previously from other more conventional surveys.

It also allowed the agreed clearance depth over the wreck to be clearly defined, which was checked and confirmed by a later post-clearance survey.

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Fire-tug “Anna” & duty crew rescues man in Strait mystery swim

Anna crew
The crew of three led by Julio Lopez (far right) on board their vessel, shown here with the lifebuoy and manoverboard alert which produced 15 minutes of dense orange smoke signal, assisting in the rescue.

Three Gibraltarian men rescued a man who is thought to have fallen overboard in the middle of the Strait at 8.50am yesterday morning.

Julio Lopez, skipper of the Fire-tug Anne, and his crew were in international waters and about to get alongside a vessel they were there to service when Mr Lopez overheard one of the vessels crossing the straits calling Tarifa traffic, the main station for any incidents in the area, to alert them to a man overboard situation.

Marking the position of where they were when the message was transmitted, the men noted on their return from their assignment that they were about three miles to the east of that position, they decided to return slowly and keeping a look out. At the same time, notice came in over the channels that a Spanish launch has been deployed and that a call was made to the Jerez helicopter station.

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New addition to the JML Fleet

Cathy M is a multi-role, off-shore fast catamaran. She offers a lot of space, outstanding stability and a lot of deck space for ship chandlery and for ship repair operations. She is our latest addition to our already impressive fleet of fine vessels.

Originally built by McTay Marine shipyard at Bromborough on the South bank of the River Mersey, in the North West of England and built of aluminum, she is capable of speeds in excess of 17knots supplied by two Perkins T6.3544m 220hp at 2400rpm.

She is fitted with latest full suite of navonics and electricals for blue water operations.