• FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
    Focus on Fishing and Aquaculture

    Focus on Fishing and Aquaculture

  • MEPS WEEK
    Focus on Marine Engines and Propulsion Systems

    Focus on Marine Engines and Propulsion Systems

  • PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Wonder of the Seas – Royal Caribbean’s largest ship boasts 6,800-guest capacity

    VESSEL REVIEW | Wonder of the Seas – Royal Caribbean’s largest ship boasts 6,800-guest capacity

  • PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW – Changjiang San Hao – New luxury cruise ship built for Yangtze River features intelligent technology

    VESSEL REVIEW – Changjiang San Hao – New luxury cruise ship built for Yangtze River features intelligent technology

  • PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW – Klaipeda – Lithuanian operator takes delivery of locally-built connector ferry

    VESSEL REVIEW – Klaipeda – Lithuanian operator takes delivery of locally-built connector ferry

  • Focus on Fishing and Aquaculture
  • Focus on Marine Engines and Propulsion Systems
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Wonder of the Seas – Royal Caribbean’s largest ship boasts 6,800-guest capacity
  • VESSEL REVIEW – Changjiang San Hao – New luxury cruise ship built for Yangtze River features intelligent technology
  • VESSEL REVIEW – Klaipeda – Lithuanian operator takes delivery of locally-built connector ferry
FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
Focus on Fishing and Aquaculture

Focus on Fishing and Aquaculture

By Baird Maritime

The global fishing and aquaculture industries continue to benefit from new developments, particularly in the areas of vessel design and construction. For this month’s focus on those two key industries, Baird Maritime presents a selection of noteworthy vessels, serving different roles for different owners and featuring ..

MEPS WEEK
Focus on Marine Engines and Propulsion Systems

Focus on Marine Engines and Propulsion Systems

By Baird Maritime

Regular readers of Baird Maritime will be quick to notice that the news stories, feature articles, and vessel reviews posted on our site regularly mention ongoing developments with regards to marine engines and propulsion as well as related equipment such as gearboxes and active stabilisers. One notable trend is growing ..

OBITUARY | Heng Kheng Seng

OBITUARY | Heng Kheng Seng

By Baird Maritime

Singapore-based shipbuilders Penguin International has announced the passing of Penguin’s founder and first Managing Director, Mr Heng Kheng Seng, on May 9, 2022, at the age of 72. Mr Heng founded Penguin as a sole proprietorship in 1972, operating wooden passenger boats between Singapore’s mainland and the ..

BAIRD MARITIME AWARDS
AWARDS 2021 | Best Small Ro-Pax – FastCat M18 – FastCat

AWARDS 2021 | Best Small Ro-Pax – FastCat M18 – FastCat

By Baird Maritime

Best Small Ro-Pax – FastCat M18 – FastCat Our old friends the Pastrana family have revolutionised the Ro-Pax ferry sector in the once notoriously dangerous Philippines. They have developed a fleet of safe, comfortable, reliable, well-maintained, competently crewed, attractive and efficient vessels. In doing so, they ..

CASE STUDY | How the Norwegian Society for Sea Rescue is optimising safety and efficiency with Hefring Marine

CASE STUDY | How the Norwegian Society for Sea Rescue is optimising safety and efficiency with Hefring Marine

By Baird Maritime

It was 17:41 on February 28 when Eyr Bremstein set off from the small island of Vega, located in the southern part of the Nordland County on the northwest coast of Norway. The island is part of the larger Vega Archipelago and commune, home to some 1,200 people and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known for its ..

REMINISCENCES | How I once owned a dead sperm whale

REMINISCENCES | How I once owned a dead sperm whale

By Bob Iversen

On Wednesday, February 14, 1979, I was a listless underworked fisheries bureaucrat at the US National Marine Fisheries Service waiting for something interesting to happen. And it did – via a telephone call from Dr Edward Shallenberger, the Vice President of Sea Life Park. Ed said there has been another marine mammal ..

Focus on Fishing and Aquaculture

Focus on Fishing and Aquaculture

The global fishing and aquaculture industries continue to benefit from new developments, particularly in the areas of vessel design and construction. For this month’ ..

Focus on Fishing and Aquaculture
FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK

Focus on Fishing and Aquaculture

By Baird Maritime