• MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Offshore-capable RIBs for Asian naval operator

    VESSEL REVIEW | Offshore-capable RIBs for Asian naval operator

  • MEPS WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Carl Straat – Germany’s newest heavy duty diving bell ship to serve Rhine River

    VESSEL REVIEW | Carl Straat – Germany’s newest heavy duty diving bell ship to serve Rhine River

  • COLUMN | Holland (and Belgium)’s glory: how the low countries are winning in offshore wind [Offshore Accounts]

    COLUMN | Holland (and Belgium)’s glory: how the low countries are winning in offshore wind [Offshore Accounts]

  • MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
    Welcome to Maritime Security Week!

    Welcome to Maritime Security Week!

  • MEPS WEEK
    Welcome to Marine Engines and Propulsion Systems Week!

    Welcome to Marine Engines and Propulsion Systems Week!

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Offshore-capable RIBs for Asian naval operator
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Carl Straat – Germany’s newest heavy duty diving bell ship to serve Rhine River
  • COLUMN | Holland (and Belgium)’s glory: how the low countries are winning in offshore wind [Offshore Accounts]
  • Welcome to Maritime Security Week!
  • Welcome to Marine Engines and Propulsion Systems Week!
COLUMN | Holland (and Belgium)’s glory: how the low countries are winning in offshore wind [Offshore Accounts]

COLUMN | Holland (and Belgium)’s glory: how the low countries are winning in offshore wind [Offshore Accounts]

By Hieronymus Bosch

Holland’s Glorie is a novel published in 1940 by the Dutch writer Jan de Hartog. The novel glorified the life of the pre-war salvage master. In English, it was published as Captain Jan (here). It was the literary sensation of the 1940s, selling hundreds of thousands of copies, and it is the foundation on which the glamour ..

MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
Welcome to Maritime Security Week!

Welcome to Maritime Security Week!

By Neil Baird

The requirement for maritime security, or patrol, search and rescue, vessels seems to grow inexorably. Who would have thought that the global boom that commenced in response to the 9/11 Saudi terrorist attacks on New York would continue for twenty years? Of course, it was not just terrorists who drove the boom. Piracy also ..

MEPS WEEK
Welcome to Marine Engines and Propulsion Systems Week!

Welcome to Marine Engines and Propulsion Systems Week!

By Neil Baird

The global warming/climate change scare is certainly having a very significant effect on the overall maritime market and not least with respect to marine engines and propulsion systems. Even without the scare, it was becoming obvious to all thinking mariners that the world needs to care for our environment much, much ..

PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
FEATURE | Filipino shipbuilder embarks on wave-powered trimaran ferry project

FEATURE | Filipino shipbuilder embarks on wave-powered trimaran ferry project

By Baird Maritime

A new technology demonstrator vessel that promises low-emission sailings with the help of ocean waves is currently being built at a shipyard in the Philippine province of Aklan. Under a PHP76 million (US$1.59 million) project funded by the country’s government through the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), ..

BOOK REVIEW | Supercargo Operations – An Introduction

BOOK REVIEW | Supercargo Operations – An Introduction

By Neil Baird

Mike Wall is unstoppable. A former marine engineer, he has practiced as a marine surveyor and marine educationalist for more than 40 years, most recently from his “retirement” home in Thailand. He has written nearly a dozen books and dozens of training modules and articles on marine superintendency, ship surveying, ..

COLUMN | More mistakes? Velesto, Shearwater, PXGEO and Polarcus, P&O Maritime Logistics, Bourbon Oceanteam and Boskalis, and James Fisher Subtech [Offshore Accounts]

COLUMN | More mistakes? Velesto, Shearwater, PXGEO and Polarcus, P&O Maritime Logistics, Bourbon Oceanteam and Boskalis, and James Fisher Subtech [Offshore Accounts]

By Hieronymus Bosch

Last week we looked at mistakes – mistakes from lenders in Singapore to Swiber and KrisEnergy (here), and a terrible error of judgement that led to the capsizing and sinking of the liftboat Seacor Power with the the loss of thirteen lives in the Gulf of Mexico last month (here). Further developments in Seacor Power ..

Welcome to Maritime Security Week!

Welcome to Maritime Security Week!

The requirement for maritime security, or patrol, search and rescue, vessels seems to grow inexorably. Who would have thought that the global boom that commenced in respo ..

Keels laid for two new Pakistan Navy ships
MARITIME SECURITY WEEK

Keels laid for two new Pakistan Navy ships

By Baird Maritime