• PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Carnival Celebration – New Caribbean cruise ship with 5,200-guest capacity

    VESSEL REVIEW | Carnival Celebration – New Caribbean cruise ship with 5,200-guest capacity

  • PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Ryfylke – Double-ended electric ferry enters service with Norway’s Norled

    VESSEL REVIEW | Ryfylke – Double-ended electric ferry enters service with Norway’s Norled

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Sandborn – New hopper dredger to support Sibelco’s operations in Denmark

    VESSEL REVIEW | Sandborn – New hopper dredger to support Sibelco’s operations in Denmark

  • PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
    REMINISCENCES | Building a luxury day boat for the navy

    REMINISCENCES | Building a luxury day boat for the navy

  • OPINION | Islands of opportunity: Australia and India’s chance to collaborate

    OPINION | Islands of opportunity: Australia and India’s chance to collaborate

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Carnival Celebration – New Caribbean cruise ship with 5,200-guest capacity
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Ryfylke – Double-ended electric ferry enters service with Norway’s Norled
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Sandborn – New hopper dredger to support Sibelco’s operations in Denmark
  • REMINISCENCES | Building a luxury day boat for the navy
  • OPINION | Islands of opportunity: Australia and India’s chance to collaborate
PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
REMINISCENCES | Building a luxury day boat for the navy

REMINISCENCES | Building a luxury day boat for the navy

By Bill Wright

Early in the year 1992, a tender arrived on my desk from the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). This looked exciting. I opened the tender documents to see what sort of naval vessel we would be required to build. On reading the requirements I found the vessel was for a new “admiral’s barge” that was to be built to replace an ..

OPINION | Islands of opportunity: Australia and India’s chance to collaborate

OPINION | Islands of opportunity: Australia and India’s chance to collaborate

By Radhey Tambi

As maritime neighbours, India and Australia form the bookends of the Indian Ocean region. At a time of “big power muscle movement”, as Australia’s Navy Fleet Commander Rear Admiral Jonathan Earley put it recently during a visit to India, cooperation between the two countries is an opportunity to foster regional ..

COLUMN | The first twelve days of Christmas 2022: Sonangol, PwC and Isabel dos Santos; Windcat, Damen and CMB; LNG in East Timor, Mozambique and Tanzania [Offshore Accounts]

COLUMN | The first twelve days of Christmas 2022: Sonangol, PwC and Isabel dos Santos; Windcat, Damen and CMB; LNG in East Timor, Mozambique and Tanzania [Offshore Accounts]

By Hieronymus Bosch

On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me… a partridge in a pear tree, according to the ancient English carol, but at Baird Maritime, that’s the cue for a dozen topical features on the offshore industry. Lovers of yuletide traditions – and even those of you who are mildly observant – will note that ..

PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
Focus on Passenger Vessels

Focus on Passenger Vessels

By Baird Maritime

Baird Maritime resumes its regular vessel feature weeks for this year by focusing once more on the ever-expanding passenger vessel sector. This week’s lineup of reviewed vessels include a cruise ship for Caribbean sailings, a ferry for a US transport company, a coastal cruise ship and a ferry for operation in Norway, and ..

BOOK REVIEW | The Ship’s Parrot

BOOK REVIEW | The Ship’s Parrot

By Neil Baird

Kent Stewart is an old favourite of Baird Maritime readers. His occasional columns on matters maritime have been popular for years. They distil his very extensive experience and great wisdom as a marine engineer of long standing. Most of the chapters/anecdotes in the book have been seen before on the Baird Maritime website ..

COLUMN | Something fishy at Pelagic Partners, whilst GC Rieber, Edda Wind, Cadeler, Prysmian and Cecon order big [Offshore Accounts]

COLUMN | Something fishy at Pelagic Partners, whilst GC Rieber, Edda Wind, Cadeler, Prysmian and Cecon order big [Offshore Accounts]

By Hieronymus Bosch

It has been a frenzied few weeks in the wind and subsea markets, with newbuild orders piling up. The last month has seen over one billion US dollars committed to vessels for the offshore wind industry. This was also the month that Ocean Infinity’s two new builds finally sailed (here), with crew and under the Singapore ..

Focus on Passenger Vessels

Focus on Passenger Vessels

Baird Maritime resumes its regular vessel feature weeks for this year by focusing once more on the ever-expanding passenger vessel sector. This week’s lineup of reviewe ..