• TUG AND SALVAGE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Eitan – Tripmare deploys third powerful ship-handling tug for Israel’s Ashdod Port

    VESSEL REVIEW | Eitan – Tripmare deploys third powerful ship-handling tug for Israel’s Ashdod Port

  • COLUMN | Proliferation of naval and paramilitary assets means Vietnam is a rapidly emerging maritime power [Naval Gazing]

    COLUMN | Proliferation of naval and paramilitary assets means Vietnam is a rapidly emerging maritime power [Naval Gazing]

  • EMERGENCY SERVICES WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Hohapata Sealord Rescue – High-speed boat for Coastguard NZ’s South Island station

    VESSEL REVIEW | Hohapata Sealord Rescue – High-speed boat for Coastguard NZ’s South Island station

  • COLUMN | The dragon rises: Siemens Gamesa; Iberdrola; Japanese and Chinese floating wind; a solar panel warning [Offshore Accounts]

    COLUMN | The dragon rises: Siemens Gamesa; Iberdrola; Japanese and Chinese floating wind; a solar panel warning [Offshore Accounts]

  • TUG AND SALVAGE WEEK
    Welcome to Tug and Salvage Week!

    Welcome to Tug and Salvage Week!

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Eitan – Tripmare deploys third powerful ship-handling tug for Israel’s Ashdod Port
  • COLUMN | Proliferation of naval and paramilitary assets means Vietnam is a rapidly emerging maritime power [Naval Gazing]
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Hohapata Sealord Rescue – High-speed boat for Coastguard NZ’s South Island station
  • COLUMN | The dragon rises: Siemens Gamesa; Iberdrola; Japanese and Chinese floating wind; a solar panel warning [Offshore Accounts]
  • Welcome to Tug and Salvage Week!
COLUMN | Proliferation of naval and paramilitary assets means Vietnam is a rapidly emerging maritime power [Naval Gazing]

COLUMN | Proliferation of naval and paramilitary assets means Vietnam is a rapidly emerging maritime power [Naval Gazing]

By Trevor Hollingsbee

China’s unrelenting efforts to dominate the South China Sea (SCS) and to restrict its use by vessels of other nations has proved to be a catalyst for the upgrading of regional navies. Taiwan is currently receiving a major boost with the commissioning of new indigenously-built craft, in parallel with huge supplies of ..

COLUMN | The dragon rises: Siemens Gamesa; Iberdrola; Japanese and Chinese floating wind; a solar panel warning [Offshore Accounts]

COLUMN | The dragon rises: Siemens Gamesa; Iberdrola; Japanese and Chinese floating wind; a solar panel warning [Offshore Accounts]

By Hieronymus Bosch

Two weeks ago (here) we reported on the profit warnings in offshore wind from industry leaders Equinor and Ørsted. Equinor reported that fierce bidding from BP and others was driving up the costs of acquiring sites for wind farms and would depress future returns, whilst Ørsted announced that it faced a US$489 million ..

TUG AND SALVAGE WEEK
Welcome to Tug and Salvage Week!

Welcome to Tug and Salvage Week!

By Neil Baird

While the wider global ship and boat building industry remains busy, productive and, apparently, largely unaffected by the Covid-19 pandemic, the tug sector appears to be especially so. As readers will learn this week from Baird Maritime’s Tug and Salvage Week, the tug and salvage sector is busy worldwide. Not only is it ..

EMERGENCY SERVICES WEEK
Welcome to Emergency Services Week!

Welcome to Emergency Services Week!

By Neil Baird

Emergency services vessels, for fire, search, rescue, salvage and more, are another busy sector of the naval architecture and boatbuilding world. The boats being launched are generally faster, more durable and more versatile as well as being easier to maintain. The governments and civil/community SAR services that normally ..

RESEARCH & TRAINING WEEK
FEATURE | Faroe Islands enters research vessel newbuilding sector with high-specification multi-role ship

FEATURE | Faroe Islands enters research vessel newbuilding sector with high-specification multi-role ship

By Baird Maritime

The Faroe Marine Research Institute (FAMRI) has taken delivery of a new vessel from local builder MEST. The vessel has been named Jakup Sverri after Jakup Sverri Joensen, former FAMRI director and the Faroe Islands’ first marine biologist. The Bureau Veritas-classed vessel is equipped to carry out oceanographic and ..

MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
BOOK REVIEW | “Go Find Him and Bring Me Back His Hat”: The Royal Navy’s Anti-Submarine Campaign in the Falklands/Malvinas War

BOOK REVIEW | “Go Find Him and Bring Me Back His Hat”: The Royal Navy’s Anti-Submarine Campaign in the Falklands/Malvinas War

By Neil Baird

This brief but very valuable book describes the realities of allegedly “state-of-the-art” anti-submarine activities during the Falklands War in 1982 when Britain’s Royal Navy was still, again allegedly, a global naval power. Clearly, anti-submarine warfare (ASW) was then, as probably always, a “hit and miss” ..

Welcome to Tug and Salvage Week!

Welcome to Tug and Salvage Week!

While the wider global ship and boat building industry remains busy, productive and, apparently, largely unaffected by the Covid-19 pandemic, the tug sector appears to be ..