Offshore aspects of the Russia-Ukraine conflict have brought into sharp focus the rising profile of asymmetrical naval warfare, with uncrewed surface vehicles (USV) assuming a dominant role. Russia has deployed warships of its Black Sea Fleet in support of a three-pronged maritime strategy, focused on offshore blockade ..
India and Australia have an interest in addressing subsurface challenges in their shared maritime domain. As they and other countries in the region grow their submarine fleets, there’s a critical need to develop underwater search and rescue capabilities and considerable scope to work together. In the coming years, there ..
Best Small Pusher Tug – Green Wave – Cooper Group of Companies & Blakeley BoatWorks Built for Plimsoll Marine, an associated company in the Cooper Group of Companies of Mobile, Alabama, this is a compact yet potent pusher tug for operation on inland waterways, especially the mighty Mississippi River. With ..
One of the delights of the offshore market recovery has been the surge in charter rates for platform supply vessels (PSVs) around the world. Tidewater’s triumphant presentation at the Barclays CEO Energy Conference earlier this month showed the potency of the market recovery that the company has driven ever onwards and ..
Baird Maritime ends the month of September by devoting this entire week to the passenger vessel sector. We again review a variety of vessels, with some notable inclusions this week being a whale-watching boat for Alaskan waters, an inland river cruise ship for a Russian operator, and an inter-island ferry for ..
Tensions are high again in the South China Sea. While Beijing attempts to tighten its grip on the region with a new ten-dash line, a multi-billion dollar military modernisation drive is underway in the Philippines. Manila’s resupply mission to the BRP Sierra Madre warship, deliberately grounded in 1999 at the disputed ..
Baird Maritime ends the month of September by devoting this entire week to the passenger vessel sector. We again review a variety of vessels, with some notable inclusions this week being a whale-watching boat for Alaskan waters, an inland river cruise ship for a Russian operator, and an inter-island ferry for Kiribati. ..
Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based SEACOR Holdings has confirmed the sale of its US harbour towing operations and assets from its Seabulk Towing Holdings subsidiary to two parties, E N Bisso and Son and Bay-Houston Towing Company.
A court in Hungary has sentenced a cruise ship captain to five and a half years in prison for his role in a collision with a tour boat that left 27 people dead in the Danube River in Budapest four years prior.