• POLLUTION CONTROL WEEK
    FEATURE | New EU-funded robotic vessel concept to collect litter on seafloor

    FEATURE | New EU-funded robotic vessel concept to collect litter on seafloor

  • POLLUTION CONTROL WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Interceptor 005 – Autonomous catamarans take on river cleanup duties in Southeast Asia

    VESSEL REVIEW | Interceptor 005 – Autonomous catamarans take on river cleanup duties in Southeast Asia

  • COLUMN | Quick updates: BVI premier out on bail; Saipem and Yinson make cash calls; Fisher loses CEO, seeks Union Flag painted SOVs [Offshore Accounts]

    COLUMN | Quick updates: BVI premier out on bail; Saipem and Yinson make cash calls; Fisher loses CEO, seeks Union Flag painted SOVs [Offshore Accounts]

  • POLLUTION CONTROL WEEK
    Focus on Marine Pollution Control

    Focus on Marine Pollution Control

  • OFFSHORE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Cromarty Sentinel – Chinese-built standby vessel for Scotland’s Sentinel Marine

    VESSEL REVIEW | Cromarty Sentinel – Chinese-built standby vessel for Scotland’s Sentinel Marine

  • FEATURE | New EU-funded robotic vessel concept to collect litter on seafloor
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Interceptor 005 – Autonomous catamarans take on river cleanup duties in Southeast Asia
  • COLUMN | Quick updates: BVI premier out on bail; Saipem and Yinson make cash calls; Fisher loses CEO, seeks Union Flag painted SOVs [Offshore Accounts]
  • Focus on Marine Pollution Control
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Cromarty Sentinel – Chinese-built standby vessel for Scotland’s Sentinel Marine
POLLUTION CONTROL WEEK
FEATURE | New EU-funded robotic vessel concept to collect litter on seafloor

FEATURE | New EU-funded robotic vessel concept to collect litter on seafloor

By Baird Maritime

A system designed to clean litter from the seafloor is currently under development as part of a project aims to solve the problem of ocean litter with the help of unmanned vessels and artificial intelligence (AI). The vessels and their related technology are being developed as part of the EU Horizon 2020-funded initiative ..

COLUMN | Quick updates: BVI premier out on bail; Saipem and Yinson make cash calls; Fisher loses CEO, seeks Union Flag painted SOVs [Offshore Accounts]

COLUMN | Quick updates: BVI premier out on bail; Saipem and Yinson make cash calls; Fisher loses CEO, seeks Union Flag painted SOVs [Offshore Accounts]

By Hieronymus Bosch

In this update, we cover two companies raising big bucks from their shareholders as well as the latest on the former premier of the British Virgin Islands as he awaits trial for drug-smuggling and money-laundering charges in Florida. BVI’s former premier offers million dollar bail bond Andrew Fahie, Premier of the British ..

POLLUTION CONTROL WEEK
Focus on Marine Pollution Control

Focus on Marine Pollution Control

By Baird Maritime

We turn our focus this week to the marine pollution control industry, particularly four newbuild vessels operating within that industry. One is an oil spill response vessel built for Chinese waters and another is a hybrid-powered crane vessel optimised for inland sailings in the Netherlands. The remaining two featured ..

OFFSHORE WEEK
COLUMN | Run up that hill!: DOF and Constellation restructure, at last! Vallianz enters foundation transport market [Offshore Accounts]

COLUMN | Run up that hill!: DOF and Constellation restructure, at last! Vallianz enters foundation transport market [Offshore Accounts]

By Hieronymus Bosch

Good things come to those who wait, even DOF shareholders. Indeed, Kate Bush boasts the longest-ever gap between Number One singles in Official UK Chart history, with 44 years between her 1978 chart topper Wuthering Heights, and her 2022 number one, Running Up That Hill (here). Ms Bush’s success comes on the back of the ..

BOOK REVIEW | Carrier Killer: China’s Anti-Ship Ballistic Missiles and Theater of Operations in the early 21st Century

BOOK REVIEW | Carrier Killer: China’s Anti-Ship Ballistic Missiles and Theater of Operations in the early 21st Century

By Neil Baird

This is a very interesting, thought-provoking and, even, inspiring little book. Written by two Singapore-based American defence journalists, it is more objective in its approach than usual, perhaps because of that geographic separation from too many home influences. It is particularly timely given the new defence reality ..

OFFSHORE WEEK
COLUMN | Offshore wind update: Ziton refinances, Esvagt pays big, Acta announces newbuilds, Edda delivers, Norwind and IWS exercise options [Offshore Accounts]

COLUMN | Offshore wind update: Ziton refinances, Esvagt pays big, Acta announces newbuilds, Edda delivers, Norwind and IWS exercise options [Offshore Accounts]

By Hieronymus Bosch

This month Europe has sweltered under a heat wave, with temperatures crossing forty degrees Celsius in many parts of Spain. So too, the heat has returned to the offshore wind market, even as turbine manufacturers and wind farm operators buckle under financial challenges. Ziton refinances with private equity cash Whilst oil ..

Focus on Marine Pollution Control

Focus on Marine Pollution Control

We turn our focus this week to the marine pollution control industry, particularly four newbuild vessels operating within that industry. One is an oil spill response vess ..