• COLUMN | Where the wind blows part 1: Borealis, IT Telecoms, TotalEnergies, Ørsted and Vestas [Offshore Accounts]

    COLUMN | Where the wind blows part 1: Borealis, IT Telecoms, TotalEnergies, Ørsted and Vestas [Offshore Accounts]

  • VESSEL REVIEW | WINDEA Courageous – Versatile crewboats designed for US East Coast waters

    VESSEL REVIEW | WINDEA Courageous – Versatile crewboats designed for US East Coast waters

  • VESSEL REVIEW | eWolf – First US-built all-electric tug joins Crowley’s ship assist fleet

    VESSEL REVIEW | eWolf – First US-built all-electric tug joins Crowley’s ship assist fleet

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Stena Evolution – Ultra-deepwater vessel for Stena Drilling’s Gulf of Mexico operations

    VESSEL REVIEW | Stena Evolution – Ultra-deepwater vessel for Stena Drilling’s Gulf of Mexico operations

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Furui 688 – Chinese-built hybrid supply vessel with intelligent monitoring features

    VESSEL REVIEW | Furui 688 – Chinese-built hybrid supply vessel with intelligent monitoring features

  • COLUMN | Where the wind blows part 1: Borealis, IT Telecoms, TotalEnergies, Ørsted and Vestas [Offshore Accounts]
  • VESSEL REVIEW | WINDEA Courageous – Versatile crewboats designed for US East Coast waters
  • VESSEL REVIEW | eWolf – First US-built all-electric tug joins Crowley’s ship assist fleet
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Stena Evolution – Ultra-deepwater vessel for Stena Drilling’s Gulf of Mexico operations
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Furui 688 – Chinese-built hybrid supply vessel with intelligent monitoring features
OPINION | Australia’s “tier 2” naval expansion opens the door for the Anzac frigate redux

OPINION | Australia’s “tier 2” naval expansion opens the door for the Anzac frigate redux

By Euan Graham

This week’s unveiling of the expansionary blueprint for Australia’s future naval surface fleet brings with it a golden opportunity to revive defence cooperation between Australia and its occasionally ambivalent ally, New Zealand.

BAIRD MARITIME AWARDS
AWARDS 2023 | Best Medium SAR Boat – Orinoco – Baltic Workboats

AWARDS 2023 | Best Medium SAR Boat – Orinoco – Baltic Workboats

By Baird Maritime

Best Medium SAR Boat – Orinoco – Baltic Workboats Over recent years Estonia-based Baltic Workboats has become globally renowned for its strong, safe, efficient, attractive and economical work, pilot SAR and patrol boats. They have been exported widely and that is a very good sign. This particularly impressive and ..

OPINION | AUKUS: A solution to the risky UK gambit

OPINION | AUKUS: A solution to the risky UK gambit

By Peter Briggs

Doubts about America’s capacity to build and then sell to Australia a series of Virginia-class nuclear-powered submarines (SSNs) under the AUKUS agreement have led Matthew Mai to conclude that, “It is unlikely the United States will be able to deliver SSNs within the timeline laid out”.

OPINION | Navy chief Mark Hammond: With a well-designed campaign, surface warships can operate in a high intensity conflict

OPINION | Navy chief Mark Hammond: With a well-designed campaign, surface warships can operate in a high intensity conflict

By Brendan Nicholson

Over decades, a truism has matured that modern technology, surveillance systems and weapons have evolved to the point where surface warships will not survive in a high intensity conflict. So, given the major increase in the size and lethality of the Royal Australian Navy announced this week, how has that thinking changed?

BAIRD MARITIME AWARDS
AWARDS 2023 | Best Electric Cargo Vessel – Hydromover – Lita Ocean

AWARDS 2023 | Best Electric Cargo Vessel – Hydromover – Lita Ocean

By Baird Maritime

Best Electric Cargo Vessel – Hydromover – Lita Ocean A very interesting and innovative craft, Hydromover is an impressive electric powered aluminium catamaran built in Singapore. It is a tribute to the capabilities and competence of Lita Ocean that it was awarded the complex building contract. Impressively, as well as ..

OPINION | The navy gets bigger under the fleet review – but is it enough?

OPINION | The navy gets bigger under the fleet review – but is it enough?

By Malcolm Davis

The Enhanced Lethality Surface Combatant review has laid out plans for the Royal Australian Navy to grow larger, with more firepower in the coming decade to ensure that it can meet the challenges highlighted in the 2023 defence strategic review (DSR).

Focus on Fishing and Aquaculture

Focus on Fishing and Aquaculture

Baird Maritime once more highlights the ever important fishing and aquaculture sector by reviewing newbuild vessels entering service around the world.