• Short Summary

    The first Soviet ship to use the dry dock facilities in Malta, under the new Soviet-Maltese agreement, entered the Grand Harbour at Valetta on Saturday (October 2).

  • Description

    The first Soviet ship to use the dry dock facilities in Malta, under the new Soviet-Maltese agreement, entered the Grand Harbour at Valetta on Saturday (October 2).

    The ship, the frail hoer "MUEHCK", will undergo a refit and repairs in the extensive Valetta dry dock complex.

    The agreement for Soviet shipping to use the Maltese dock facilities was reached after the visit to Malta in August, this year, by the Soviet Ambassador in London, Mr. Mikhail Smirnovsky.

    SYNOPSIS: The first Soviet vessel to use the dry dock facilities in Malta, under the recent Soviet-Maltese agreement, entered the Grand Harbour at Valetta on Saturday.

    The ship a freighter called the "MUEHCK" was towed to an anchorage in the harbour.

    Later it was to undergo a refit and repairs in the extensive Valetta dry dock complex.

    The agreement for Soviet shipping to use the maltese dock facilities was reached after the visit to Malta in August, this year, by the Soviet Ambassador in London, Mr Mikhail Smirnovsky.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAXTBF4UF1VDDAH8W9VE9MYALP
    Media URN:
    VLVAXTBF4UF1VDDAH8W9VE9MYALP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/10/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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