• VESSEL REVIEW | NR Predator – UK fast catamaran crewboat built for year-round operations

    VESSEL REVIEW | NR Predator – UK fast catamaran crewboat built for year-round operations

  • VESSEL REVIEW | MinRes Coolibah – Transhipping barges to support Western Australia iron ore trade

    VESSEL REVIEW | MinRes Coolibah – Transhipping barges to support Western Australia iron ore trade

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Gripper – Fast crewboat to serve US East Coast offshore wind clients

    VESSEL REVIEW | Gripper – Fast crewboat to serve US East Coast offshore wind clients

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Frøyanes – Ice-capable trawler/crabber for Norwegian Barents Sea fishing company

    VESSEL REVIEW | Frøyanes – Ice-capable trawler/crabber for Norwegian Barents Sea fishing company

  • COLUMN | Being beastly to cruise tourists [Grey Power]

    COLUMN | Being beastly to cruise tourists [Grey Power]

  • VESSEL REVIEW | NR Predator – UK fast catamaran crewboat built for year-round operations
  • VESSEL REVIEW | MinRes Coolibah – Transhipping barges to support Western Australia iron ore trade
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Gripper – Fast crewboat to serve US East Coast offshore wind clients
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Frøyanes – Ice-capable trawler/crabber for Norwegian Barents Sea fishing company
  • COLUMN | Being beastly to cruise tourists [Grey Power]
COLUMN | Being beastly to cruise tourists [Grey Power]

COLUMN | Being beastly to cruise tourists [Grey Power]

By Michael Grey

We should not go anywhere, beyond a cycle ride to the nearest no-packaging outlet for mung beans and lentils, subsisting, where possible, on our home-grown turnips. We must stop oil, actively cancelling those companies whose investment policies are inimical to our immovable views on the subject. We must treat the internal ..

COLUMN | Failing flag states, abandoned crew and piffle from Palau [Offshore Accounts]

COLUMN | Failing flag states, abandoned crew and piffle from Palau [Offshore Accounts]

By Hieronymus Bosch

This week, I want to look at how the shipping industry can overcome some of its biggest challenges – not greenhouse gases and climate change, nor sexism and homophobia, but the problems of abandoned crews, excessively long tours of duty, and the low safety standards that bedevil the wider maritime industry, not just ..

BAIRD MARITIME AWARDS
AWARDS 2023 | Best Amphibious Craft – CRC Walrus – Diverse Marine

AWARDS 2023 | Best Amphibious Craft – CRC Walrus – Diverse Marine

By Baird Maritime

Best Amphibious Craft – CRC Walrus – Diverse Marine Isle of Wight-based Diverse Marine is both innovative and versatile as this interesting craft very clearly shows. Built to work in the very tidal waters of the UK North Sea it has been designed to operate even when the tide is out. The 12-metre boat will, presumably, ..

BAIRD MARITIME AWARDS
AWARDS 2023 | Best SOV – Grampian Tyne – North Star

AWARDS 2023 | Best SOV – Grampian Tyne – North Star

By Baird Maritime

Best SOV – Grampian Tyne – North Star With the enormous amounts of money being poured into the offshore wind industry of late, particularly in Europe, it is unsurprising that we have seen some very interesting and impressive vessels resulting. This fine ship is definitely one of the most interesting and impressive of ..

OPINION | Australia sees the West Philippine Sea in the South China Sea

OPINION | Australia sees the West Philippine Sea in the South China Sea

By Graeme Dobell

In the “differ where we must” dimension of dealing with China, Australia is wielding a new nomenclature stick (or schtick?).

OPINION | Clarity needed on a “capability gap”

OPINION | Clarity needed on a “capability gap”

By Peter Leavy

As part of the original crew of HMAS Anzac, I was sad to see the ship decommissioned last month after almost 30 years’ service.

Focus on Fishing and Aquaculture

Focus on Fishing and Aquaculture

Baird Maritime once more highlights the ever important fishing and aquaculture sector by reviewing newbuild vessels entering service around the world.