• COLUMN | Don’t look back [The Boroscope]

    COLUMN | Don’t look back [The Boroscope]

  • COLUMN | Cadeler stock price soars, Swire sells down to Sohmen-Pao [Offshore Accounts]

    COLUMN | Cadeler stock price soars, Swire sells down to Sohmen-Pao [Offshore Accounts]

  • OPINION | Beware the bear in the Pacific

    OPINION | Beware the bear in the Pacific

  • COLUMN | Ocean Mining: DeepGreen to list and become The Metals Company as major car makers and WWF press for moratorium on seabed mineral extraction [Offshore Accounts]

    COLUMN | Ocean Mining: DeepGreen to list and become The Metals Company as major car makers and WWF press for moratorium on seabed mineral extraction [Offshore Accounts]

  • REMINISCENCES | The big ditch

    REMINISCENCES | The big ditch

  • COLUMN | Don’t look back [The Boroscope]
  • COLUMN | Cadeler stock price soars, Swire sells down to Sohmen-Pao [Offshore Accounts]
  • OPINION | Beware the bear in the Pacific
  • COLUMN | Ocean Mining: DeepGreen to list and become The Metals Company as major car makers and WWF press for moratorium on seabed mineral extraction [Offshore Accounts]
  • REMINISCENCES | The big ditch
COLUMN | Don’t look back [The Boroscope]

COLUMN | Don’t look back [The Boroscope]

By Kent Stewart

A friend of mine, a pilot in Townsville, invited me to join him during an inbound pilotage of a car carrier back in the 1980s. The bridge is forward on car carriers and there was a strong crosswind on the day. My friend said the trick in bringing in these high windage ships was to never look back. I sneaked a quick look aft ..

COLUMN | Cadeler stock price soars, Swire sells down to Sohmen-Pao [Offshore Accounts]

COLUMN | Cadeler stock price soars, Swire sells down to Sohmen-Pao [Offshore Accounts]

By Hieronymus Bosch

Further evidence of the growing speculative bubble in offshore wind came from Cadeler, the wind turbine installation company formerly known as Swire Blue Ocean, which listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange in November. Then, the shares were priced at NOK23.50 (US$2.76) per share. On Friday, they closed at NOK39.80 (US$4.68), a ..

OPINION | Beware the bear in the Pacific

OPINION | Beware the bear in the Pacific

By Steve Raaymakers

In 2007, I was invited by the United Nations to address a regional conference on multilateral cooperation in Pacific Rim ocean governance. The conference was hosted by the Admiral Nevelskoy State Maritime University in Russia’s Far Eastern city of Vladivostok, which lies closer to Darwin than to Moscow. Arriving on a ..

COLUMN | Ocean Mining: DeepGreen to list and become The Metals Company as major car makers and WWF press for moratorium on seabed mineral extraction [Offshore Accounts]

COLUMN | Ocean Mining: DeepGreen to list and become The Metals Company as major car makers and WWF press for moratorium on seabed mineral extraction [Offshore Accounts]

By Hieronymus Bosch

The day after Good Friday – Saturday, April 3 – was a good day for DeepGreen Metals, the company that plans to mine polymetallic nodules from the deep abyssal plain of the Pacific Ocean in the Clarion-Clipperton zone, west of Baja, California (map here). DeepGreen announced (here) that it was to become a public company ..

REMINISCENCES | The big ditch

REMINISCENCES | The big ditch

By Michael Grey

The recent pictures of the gigantic Evergreen containership sitting forlornly across the Suez Canal, bow and stern hard aground on the sand, with a diminutive digger scraping away around the bulbous bow, sparked a few memories. For a start, the sheer size of the canal itself, able to offer a passage to ships of 400 metres ..

OPINION | What does the UK’s integrated review mean for the Indo-Pacific?

OPINION | What does the UK’s integrated review mean for the Indo-Pacific?

By James Rogers

“In the decade ahead, the UK will deepen our engagement in the Indo-Pacific, establishing a greater and more persistent presence than any other European country.” Those are the words of the British government’s long-awaited integrated review, which establishes the vision and strategy for “global ..

Welcome to Hydrofoil Week!

Welcome to Hydrofoil Week!

Hydrofoils have always seemed to have so much potential to enhance vessel performance but, except in very limited and specialised areas, they have never made a big ..