• MEPS WEEK
    COLUMN | Battle of the batteries: OSVs go plug in [Offshore Accounts]

    COLUMN | Battle of the batteries: OSVs go plug in [Offshore Accounts]

  • LETTERS | Wakashio debate continues

    LETTERS | Wakashio debate continues

  • MEPS WEEK
    Welcome to Marine Engines & Propulsion Systems (MEPS) Week!

    Welcome to Marine Engines & Propulsion Systems (MEPS) Week!

  • MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Betelgeuse – Metal Shark supplies 26-metre coastal patrol boat to Dominican Navy

    VESSEL REVIEW | Betelgeuse – Metal Shark supplies 26-metre coastal patrol boat to Dominican Navy

  • MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | VAI 310 – Hybrid patrol and surveillance boat for operation in Venice’s canals

    VESSEL REVIEW | VAI 310 – Hybrid patrol and surveillance boat for operation in Venice’s canals

  • COLUMN | Battle of the batteries: OSVs go plug in [Offshore Accounts]
  • LETTERS | Wakashio debate continues
  • Welcome to Marine Engines & Propulsion Systems (MEPS) Week!
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Betelgeuse – Metal Shark supplies 26-metre coastal patrol boat to Dominican Navy
  • VESSEL REVIEW | VAI 310 – Hybrid patrol and surveillance boat for operation in Venice’s canals
OPINION | Competition heats up in the Arctic

OPINION | Competition heats up in the Arctic

By Carl Bildt

Whether we are heading for a future of cooperation or of increasing confrontation in the Arctic remains to be seen. But it’s already clear that the region will command far more attention than it has in the past. The main reason is of course climate change, which is accelerating the rate of ice melt and causing Arctic ..

REMINISCENCES | Cold comfort

REMINISCENCES | Cold comfort

By Michael Grey

What a lot of effort we used to go to as we made sure your foodstuffs sourced from the far side of the world arrived in tip-top condition! Nowadays it is all shovelled into a container and nobody aboard ship knows anything about the particular needs of the cargo. In the old Commonwealth refrigerated cargo liners (the term ..

MEPS WEEK
COLUMN | Battle of the batteries: OSVs go plug in [Offshore Accounts]

COLUMN | Battle of the batteries: OSVs go plug in [Offshore Accounts]

By Hieronymus Bosch

“Batteries not included” are words that have ruined a million Christmases. Increasingly, however, containerised, lithium-ion battery packs are now included on OSVs to reduce fuel consumption and provide back-up power. Seacor Marine’s CEO John Gellert has led the charge and added battery power to Seacor’s PSV fleet ..

OPINION | Join Interferry’s call for sector-specific GHG requirements on existing ships

OPINION | Join Interferry’s call for sector-specific GHG requirements on existing ships

By Mike Corrigan

Interferry has identified major concerns over the core proposals for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from existing ships. With new requirements coming under discussion at two imminent International Maritime Organisation (IMO) meetings, the association urgently requests all members to call upon their respective IMO ..

LETTERS | Wakashio debate continues

LETTERS | Wakashio debate continues

By Baird Maritime

Dear editor, I enjoyed reading the letter from Stephen Spark. I agree that Mr Degnarain has a poor understanding of the shipping industry. However, he has an excellent understanding of the oil spill industry, to which the shipping industry is joined at the hip. The shipping industry should pay close attention to Mr ..

OPINION | Duelling diplomacy over Southeast Asia’s most important river

OPINION | Duelling diplomacy over Southeast Asia’s most important river

By Andrea Haefner

The Mekong, Southeast Asia’s most important river, has for millennia supported the rise and fall of empires and is responsible for the livelihood of over 65 million people who live directly on its riverbanks, relying on the river for food, accommodation and employment. The river hosts a unique and significant ..

Welcome to Marine Engines & Propulsion Systems (MEPS) Week!

Welcome to Marine Engines & Propulsion Systems (MEPS) Week!

There has been so much news forthcoming regarding engines and propulsion systems lately that we are spoilt for choice. Probably the biggest topic lately has been ..