• PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Out West – Versatile 11-metre RIB for sightseeing trips and other duties on Scotland’s west coast

    VESSEL REVIEW | Out West – Versatile 11-metre RIB for sightseeing trips and other duties on Scotland’s west coast

  • MEPS WEEK
    COLUMN | Biting the hand that feeds you [Grey Power]

    COLUMN | Biting the hand that feeds you [Grey Power]

  • COLUMN | Maritime forces respond to surge in drug trafficking by sea [Naval Gazing]

    COLUMN | Maritime forces respond to surge in drug trafficking by sea [Naval Gazing]

  • PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Solavågen – Second in series of four new hybrid ferries for Norled

    VESSEL REVIEW | Solavågen – Second in series of four new hybrid ferries for Norled

  • PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
    Welcome to Passenger Vessel Week!

    Welcome to Passenger Vessel Week!

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Out West – Versatile 11-metre RIB for sightseeing trips and other duties on Scotland’s west coast
  • COLUMN | Biting the hand that feeds you [Grey Power]
  • COLUMN | Maritime forces respond to surge in drug trafficking by sea [Naval Gazing]
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Solavågen – Second in series of four new hybrid ferries for Norled
  • Welcome to Passenger Vessel Week!
MEPS WEEK
COLUMN | Biting the hand that feeds you [Grey Power]

COLUMN | Biting the hand that feeds you [Grey Power]

By Michael Grey

It’s a great saying but there is a lot of it about at present. I thought of it first looking at pictures of the shrieking mobs of environmental protesters outside the International Maritime Organisation and the Japanese Embassy in London. In the case of the former location it was a bit futile as the environmental ..

COLUMN | Maritime forces respond to surge in drug trafficking by sea [Naval Gazing]

COLUMN | Maritime forces respond to surge in drug trafficking by sea [Naval Gazing]

By Trevor Hollingsbee

Intelligence reports indicate that the Covid-19 pandemic is having a profound effect upon the international trade in illegal narcotics. The radical reduction in airline traffic caused by the pandemic is making it difficult for narcotics trafficking syndicates to use the traditional “mule” method, which involves paying ..

PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
Welcome to Passenger Vessel Week!

Welcome to Passenger Vessel Week!

By Neil Baird

Given the global ravages of Covid-19, it could well be expected that the passenger vessel sector would be very subdued, if not completely dead at present. Not so, thankfully. In fact, the sector is very much alive despite the virus. While almost all the vessels described in this Passenger Vessel Week feature would have been ..

OPINION | EU governments privilege cheap imported fish over sustainable EU production

OPINION | EU governments privilege cheap imported fish over sustainable EU production

By Europêche

810,000 tonnes of imported fish will annually benefit from massive tariff derogations regardless of their origin, way of production, sustainability of the stock, labour standards or even if the third country has been identified by the EU for illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. The Council of the EU will ..

Vale Sam Bateman – Sailor, scholar, gentleman

Vale Sam Bateman – Sailor, scholar, gentleman

By Neil Baird

Australia lost one of its all too rare naval intellectuals last week with the passing of Commodore Dr Sam Bateman AM, RAN Rtd. He was 82. Sam commenced his lengthy and illustrious naval career at 15, eventually retiring as a commodore, after 40 years of exemplary service, in 1993. Since then he has been a very energetic, ..

BOOK REVIEW | Shipyard Projects: Planning and Management

BOOK REVIEW | Shipyard Projects: Planning and Management

By Neil Baird

This brilliant book is exactly what it is described as on its cover. It should be read, studied and carefully digested by anyone in any way involved with ship design, building, renovation, repair or modification projects. In other words, by anyone doing business with a shipyard irrespective of whether they be naval ..

Welcome to Passenger Vessel Week!

Welcome to Passenger Vessel Week!

Given the global ravages of Covid-19, it could well be expected that the passenger vessel sector would be very subdued, if not completely dead at present. Not so, ..