• MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | LCAC 102 – Improved capacity air-cushion landing craft trio delivered to US Navy

    VESSEL REVIEW | LCAC 102 – Improved capacity air-cushion landing craft trio delivered to US Navy

  • MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
    OPINION | Limiting the nuclear-proliferation blowback from the AUKUS submarine deal

    OPINION | Limiting the nuclear-proliferation blowback from the AUKUS submarine deal

  • MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Self-righting patrol and SAR craft for Future Defense USA

    VESSEL REVIEW | Self-righting patrol and SAR craft for Future Defense USA

  • MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
    OPINION | AUKUS nuclear submarine deal shows the world has changed

    OPINION | AUKUS nuclear submarine deal shows the world has changed

  • MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Condor – New offshore patrol vessel enters service with Spanish Tax Agency

    VESSEL REVIEW | Condor – New offshore patrol vessel enters service with Spanish Tax Agency

  • VESSEL REVIEW | LCAC 102 – Improved capacity air-cushion landing craft trio delivered to US Navy
  • OPINION | Limiting the nuclear-proliferation blowback from the AUKUS submarine deal
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Self-righting patrol and SAR craft for Future Defense USA
  • OPINION | AUKUS nuclear submarine deal shows the world has changed
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Condor – New offshore patrol vessel enters service with Spanish Tax Agency
MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
OPINION | Limiting the nuclear-proliferation blowback from the AUKUS submarine deal

OPINION | Limiting the nuclear-proliferation blowback from the AUKUS submarine deal

By Anastasia Kapetas

If the architects of the AUKUS pact and its headline initiative to supply Australia with nuclear-powered submarines imagined it would be seen as proliferation neutral, the reality might not be so straightforward. The announcement was extremely sketchy on many critical details, particularly from a non-proliferation ..

MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
OPINION | AUKUS nuclear submarine deal shows the world has changed

OPINION | AUKUS nuclear submarine deal shows the world has changed

By Michael Shoebridge

Australia is going to build nuclear submarines as part of a new broader defence technology pact with the US and the UK. How much the world has changed since just April 2016. Back then, Australia chose a conventional, diesel-powered submarine as its key undersea weapon, to be built in partnership with the French. A nuclear ..

MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
BOOK REVIEW | Abandon Ship: The Real Story of the Sinkings in the Falklands War

BOOK REVIEW | Abandon Ship: The Real Story of the Sinkings in the Falklands War

By Baird Maritime

In researching this excellent and very important book, Dr Paul Brown has been determined, brave and persistent. Using the British Freedom of Information Act to the full, he has uncovered numerous important and embarrassing facts that the Royal Navy and successive British governments have tried to conceal for nearly forty ..

COLUMN | The wheels on the bus fall off? James Fisher and The Metals Company [Offshore Accounts]

COLUMN | The wheels on the bus fall off? James Fisher and The Metals Company [Offshore Accounts]

By Hieronymus Bosch

The wheels on the bus go round and round. Until they fall off. James Fisher and Sons’ share price now languishes below where it stood at the start of 2013, an eight-year low. Since we asked whether there was “something fishy at James Fisher” in January 2020 (here), the shares have fallen from £20 (US$27.43) apiece to ..

MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
Welcome to Maritime Security Week!

Welcome to Maritime Security Week!

By Neil Baird

It is, perhaps, difficult to believe that the world needs quite so many maritime security vessels as we continually present here on Baird Maritime. They keep coming and, increasingly, they are innovative, interesting and ever more versatile. Almost all are fast, or at least relatively so. And, while it is not happening as ..

OPINION | US, UK assisting in Australia’s nuclear submarine procurement

OPINION | US, UK assisting in Australia’s nuclear submarine procurement

By Andrew Baird

During the announcement of the formation of the AUKUS trilateral security partnership between Australia, the UK and the USA, it was mentioned that one of the first projects will be the UK and USA helping Australia to acquire nuclear powered attack submarines. Although not yet announced, at the time of writing, this is ..

Welcome to Maritime Security Week!

Welcome to Maritime Security Week!

It is, perhaps, difficult to believe that the world needs quite so many maritime security vessels as we continually present here on Baird Maritime. They keep coming and, ..