So you are someone who takes defence policy seriously. We know that, because you’re reading The Strategist. And because you take defence policy seriously, every so often you are outraged at the waste of scarce funding on acquisitions that do little for national security but, rather, lavishly feed some political ..
US-based unmanned technology company Sea Machines Robotics recently held a webinar in conjunction with Netherlands-based survey specialists Deep and Simon Remote Survey to discuss the merits of using remote navigation systems in conducting surveys close to the coast. Jurgen Beerens, Deep’s Chief Commercial Officer, ..
The small, remote Mauritian island of North Agalega, located in the south-western Indian Ocean, 1,122 kilometres north of Mauritius, is currently a hive of construction activity. India sought access to the islands in 2015 to develop as an air and naval staging point for surveillance of the south-west Indian Ocean – in a ..
The 106-metre 7107 Islands Cruise, the first – and, so far, only – luxury cruise ship ever owned and operated by a Filipino company, was envisioned as a key component of a grand plan of promoting Philippine tourism like never before. The plan involved sailing out of Manila or Subic and bringing people to some of the ..
Best Offshore Fish Farm – Havfarm 1 – NSK Ship Design Long time readers of these pages will recall that Baird Maritime has for many years (at least 23 years!) been promoting the development of larger, more seaworthy, offshore fish farms. This was with the objective of reducing sea lice attacks, and excreta and food ..
Discounting much of the self-serving twaddle from the retired admirals and military industrial complex executives who contributed to it, this report from the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) is a useful and informative document. To use it effectively, though, you just need to know how to read between the ..
US-based unmanned technology company Sea Machines Robotics recently held a webinar in conjunction with Netherlands-based survey specialists Deep and Simon Remote Survey ..
Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) will open a new container depot at Vlaeynatie in Terneuzen, thus expanding its presence in the Netherlands’ North Sea Port ..