• VESSEL REVIEW | Bremen, Gelting and Darss – High-performance patrol boat trio for Germany’s General Directorate of Customs

    VESSEL REVIEW | Bremen, Gelting and Darss – High-performance patrol boat trio for Germany’s General Directorate of Customs

  • FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Télémaque – New scallop fisher and trawler for fifth-generation French fisherman

    VESSEL REVIEW | Télémaque – New scallop fisher and trawler for fifth-generation French fisherman

  • TUG & SALVAGE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Kaweka – New Zealand’s Port of Napier unveils third tractor tug

    VESSEL REVIEW | Kaweka – New Zealand’s Port of Napier unveils third tractor tug

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Swedish high-performance interceptor features fully integrated propulsion and electronics

    VESSEL REVIEW | Swedish high-performance interceptor features fully integrated propulsion and electronics

  • TUG & SALVAGE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | E-TWO – Emar Offshore Services welcomes new harbour tug for African operations

    VESSEL REVIEW | E-TWO – Emar Offshore Services welcomes new harbour tug for African operations

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Bremen, Gelting and Darss – High-performance patrol boat trio for Germany’s General Directorate of Customs
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Télémaque – New scallop fisher and trawler for fifth-generation French fisherman
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Kaweka – New Zealand’s Port of Napier unveils third tractor tug
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Swedish high-performance interceptor features fully integrated propulsion and electronics
  • VESSEL REVIEW | E-TWO – Emar Offshore Services welcomes new harbour tug for African operations
NAVAL ARCHITECTURE WEEK
EDITORIAL | Naval architecture, a fast developing art and science

EDITORIAL | Naval architecture, a fast developing art and science

By Neil Baird

Naval architecture is arguably one of the world’s oldest professions. There is ample evidence of it existing for more than five millennia! And, like many other professions, even, perhaps, the oldest, it has always combined the best of science and art. As the maritime world transformed from sails and galley slaves through ..

NAVAL ARCHITECTURE WEEK
Welcome to Naval Architecture Week!

Welcome to Naval Architecture Week!

By Alex Baird

It’s everything naval architecture this week and next at BairdMaritime.com as we visit all four corners of the globe to bring you the latest news, vessel reviews, features and opinion pieces covering all aspects of maritime design. Design • Testing • Analysis • Software • Engineering Remember to come back ..

First low-sulphur BAF reference price published by Drewry

First low-sulphur BAF reference price published by Drewry

By Baird Maritime

As part of a series of initiatives aimed at bringing greater transparency to fuel costs resulting from the new IMO 2020 low-sulphur regulation, Drewry has announced the publication of its first low-sulphur reference bunker index tracker. According to Drewry, both shippers and forwarders have expressed confusion and concern ..

HISTORY | The Adams-class guided-missile destroyers and the Royal Australian Navy

HISTORY | The Adams-class guided-missile destroyers and the Royal Australian Navy

By David Shackleton

From its origins in 1901 until the late 1950s, through its deep association with the Royal Navy, the Royal Australian Navy became unmistakably British in outlook, practices and culture. It was a relationship of great value to Australia. That comfortable symbiosis had reached its zenith by 1957, when Prime Minister Robert ..

FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
COLUMN | Who will catch the fish?

COLUMN | Who will catch the fish?

By Alan Haig-Brown

I often find myself joining the cause of fishermen around the world lamenting the lack of consultation by government scientists and bureaucrats with legitimate fishermen. The governing bodies define total allowable catches and negotiate international boundaries or close areas to create marine parks. Sometimes there will be ..

COLUMN | Dangerous waters [Grey Power]

COLUMN | Dangerous waters [Grey Power]

By Michael Grey

Piracy is a scourge that just will not go away, with the Gulf of Guinea now replacing the coast of Somalia as a “hotspot” that is frightening seafarers tasked with voyages to West Africa. It is a different sort of piracy, but no less nasty, with the criminals seizing crewmembers for ransom, rather than capturing the ..

EDITORIAL | Naval architecture, a fast developing art and science

EDITORIAL | Naval architecture, a fast developing art and science

Naval architecture is arguably one of the world’s oldest professions. There is ample evidence of it existing for more than five millennia! And, like many other ..