• VESSEL REVIEW | Haiyang Dizhi No 17 – Chinese research vessel to perform coastal geological surveys

    VESSEL REVIEW | Haiyang Dizhi No 17 – Chinese research vessel to perform coastal geological surveys

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Giles S – Versatile dredging support tender for Australia’s Port of Brisbane

    VESSEL REVIEW | Giles S – Versatile dredging support tender for Australia’s Port of Brisbane

  • COLUMN | Houthi attacks show asymmetrical sea warfare is the way ahead [Naval Gazing]

    COLUMN | Houthi attacks show asymmetrical sea warfare is the way ahead [Naval Gazing]

  • VESSEL REFIT | FPSO Marechal Duque de Caxias – Processing platform to be deployed in Brazil’s Mero oil field

    VESSEL REFIT | FPSO Marechal Duque de Caxias – Processing platform to be deployed in Brazil’s Mero oil field

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Kapitan Egorov – Russian crab boat designed for Far East waters

    VESSEL REVIEW | Kapitan Egorov – Russian crab boat designed for Far East waters

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Haiyang Dizhi No 17 – Chinese research vessel to perform coastal geological surveys
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Giles S – Versatile dredging support tender for Australia’s Port of Brisbane
  • COLUMN | Houthi attacks show asymmetrical sea warfare is the way ahead [Naval Gazing]
  • VESSEL REFIT | FPSO Marechal Duque de Caxias – Processing platform to be deployed in Brazil’s Mero oil field
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Kapitan Egorov – Russian crab boat designed for Far East waters
OPINION | We need more defence capability long before the first SSN arrives

OPINION | We need more defence capability long before the first SSN arrives

By Ewen Levick

AUKUS is the great polariser of Australia’s national security community. Supporters are accused of risking too much for one capability; critics are accused of being unhelpful or lacking belief in Australia. All this misses the point. We have about 1,000 days before a possible conflict breaks out over Taiwan. That is the ..

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AWARDS 2023 | Best Large SAR Boat – Guardamar Urania  – Armon Shipyard

AWARDS 2023 | Best Large SAR Boat – Guardamar Urania – Armon Shipyard

By Baird Maritime

Best Large SAR Boat – Guardamar Urania – Armon Shipyard Yet again illustrating the staggering versatility of the Vigo-based shipyard Armon, this very impressive aluminium craft is the last in a series of five built for Spain’s famed sea rescue organisation Salvamento Maritimo. She and her sisters operate in all kinds ..

COLUMN | Houthi attacks show asymmetrical sea warfare is the way ahead [Naval Gazing]

COLUMN | Houthi attacks show asymmetrical sea warfare is the way ahead [Naval Gazing]

By Trevor Hollingsbee

Attacks by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on merchant shipping in the Red Sea, the Indian Ocean, the Gulf of Aden, and the Arabian Sea continue apace. The Iran-backed Houthis are very well equipped with multiple attack drones and with anti-shipping cruise and ballistic missiles. These weapons are based mainly on old ..

COLUMN | The demise of Diamond Offshore: Lessons for the future [Offshore Accounts]

COLUMN | The demise of Diamond Offshore: Lessons for the future [Offshore Accounts]

By Hieronymus Bosch

Last week saw Noble Corporation cement its place as the great consolidator in the offshore drilling industry recovery. Seven days ago, Noble announced that it was buying Diamond Offshore Drilling in a stock plus cash transaction valuing the company at around US$1.6 billion, a deal unanimously approved by the boards of both ..

OPINION | Halfway, right: Australia’s approach to the Indian Ocean

OPINION | Halfway, right: Australia’s approach to the Indian Ocean

By Samuel Bashfield

The waters of the Indian Ocean lap on the shores of Western Australia all the way across to Africa. But how far Australia’s defence and foreign policy interests extend into this vast watery expanse is a live debate. The “Indo-Pacific”, at least as Australia conceives this area, drives a cartographic division, chopping ..

COLUMN | Being beastly to cruise tourists [Grey Power]

COLUMN | Being beastly to cruise tourists [Grey Power]

By Michael Grey

We should not go anywhere, beyond a cycle ride to the nearest no-packaging outlet for mung beans and lentils, subsisting, where possible, on our home-grown turnips. We must stop oil, actively cancelling those companies whose investment policies are inimical to our immovable views on the subject. We must treat the internal ..

Focus on Fishing and Aquaculture

Focus on Fishing and Aquaculture

Baird Maritime once more highlights the ever important fishing and aquaculture sector by reviewing newbuild vessels entering service around the world.