• MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Mar de Galicia – Locally built coast guard boat to serve Spain’s Galicia region

    VESSEL REVIEW | Mar de Galicia – Locally built coast guard boat to serve Spain’s Galicia region

  • MARINE PROJECTS WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Zephir – Compact dredger for Russian Arctic operator

    VESSEL REVIEW | Zephir – Compact dredger for Russian Arctic operator

  • MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | MPA Guardian – Hybrid patrol boat enters service with Singapore port authority

    VESSEL REVIEW | MPA Guardian – Hybrid patrol boat enters service with Singapore port authority

  • MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Al-Jubail – Lead ship of new corvette class for Saudi Arabia

    VESSEL REVIEW | Al-Jubail – Lead ship of new corvette class for Saudi Arabia

  • MARINE PROJECTS WEEK
    FEATURE | Floating, flood-proof city that can house 12,000 people to be built off Busan, South Korea

    FEATURE | Floating, flood-proof city that can house 12,000 people to be built off Busan, South Korea

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Mar de Galicia – Locally built coast guard boat to serve Spain’s Galicia region
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Zephir – Compact dredger for Russian Arctic operator
  • VESSEL REVIEW | MPA Guardian – Hybrid patrol boat enters service with Singapore port authority
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Al-Jubail – Lead ship of new corvette class for Saudi Arabia
  • FEATURE | Floating, flood-proof city that can house 12,000 people to be built off Busan, South Korea
MARINE PROJECTS WEEK
FEATURE | Floating, flood-proof city that can house 12,000 people to be built off Busan, South Korea

FEATURE | Floating, flood-proof city that can house 12,000 people to be built off Busan, South Korea

By Baird Maritime

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), the Busan Metropolitan City of the Republic of Korea, and New York-based technology company OCEANIX recently unveiled the design of what UN-Habitat claims is the world’s first prototype sustainable floating city. The OCEANIX Busan floating pontoon city project ..

MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
OPINION | Australia must do more to secure the cables that connect the Indo-Pacific

OPINION | Australia must do more to secure the cables that connect the Indo-Pacific

By Anthony Bergin

In January, the UK’s defence chief, Tony Radakin, warned that Russian submarine and underwater activities were directly threatening subsea cable systems. There’s speculation that Russia could cut cables if it further escalates the war in Ukraine. In July, the former head of Mauritius Telecom accused the country’s ..

OBITUARY | Robert “Bob” Mostyn Jnr

OBITUARY | Robert “Bob” Mostyn Jnr

By Neil Baird

The Australian fishing industry lost one of its renowned pioneers last week. Bob Mostyn, former managing director of the major seafood exporter Craig Mostyn and Co, died at the age of 93. He facilitated a fascinating and illuminating trip for me on the maiden voyage of the company’s then new and revolutionary prawn ..

COLUMN | Holiday Shorts Part Two: books and music [Offshore Accounts]

COLUMN | Holiday Shorts Part Two: books and music [Offshore Accounts]

By Hieronymus Bosch

As the out of office messages continue to ping back, and the summer holiday season draws on, it’s time to share a few more ideas for poolside reading or beachside listening. We cover scandals at sea, murder, corruption ashore, and a 1970s hit single that must be playing in the lobby of a certain oil company in the UK this ..

MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
Focus on Maritime Security

Focus on Maritime Security

By Baird Maritime

This week, we once again look into a selection of vessels performing a broad range of roles in the maritime security sector. Naval vessels again feature prominently, with two recent patrol boat deliveries to Australia, a new corvette completed for Saudi Arabia, and an offshore crewboat with modifications that will enable it ..

MARINE PROJECTS WEEK
Focus on Marine Projects

Focus on Marine Projects

By Baird Maritime

This month’s focus on the marine projects sector encompasses a range of vessels serving various duties. Dredgers have begun operating in the cold waters of the Russian Arctic and in the North Sea off the Dutch coast. Also featured are two floating crane vessels for Bangladesh and China. Dredging and Land Reclamation ..

Focus on Maritime Security

Focus on Maritime Security

This week, we once again look into a selection of vessels performing a broad range of roles in the maritime security sector. Naval vessels again feature prominently, with ..