• FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Nataarnaq – Royal Greenland puts new freezer trawler into service

    VESSEL REVIEW | Nataarnaq – Royal Greenland puts new freezer trawler into service

  • MEPS WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | BMPP Nusantara-1 – Floating power barge to serve Indonesian coastal communities

    VESSEL REVIEW | BMPP Nusantara-1 – Floating power barge to serve Indonesian coastal communities

  • OPINION | Lessons from Ukraine war for Indo-Pacific navies

    OPINION | Lessons from Ukraine war for Indo-Pacific navies

  • FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
    VESSEL REFIT | Frøy Challenger – Platform supplier rebuilt as salmon delousing boat for Norwegian owner

    VESSEL REFIT | Frøy Challenger – Platform supplier rebuilt as salmon delousing boat for Norwegian owner

  • MEPS WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Sibir – Massive nuclear-powered icebreaker to operate in Russia’s western Arctic

    VESSEL REVIEW | Sibir – Massive nuclear-powered icebreaker to operate in Russia’s western Arctic

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Nataarnaq – Royal Greenland puts new freezer trawler into service
  • VESSEL REVIEW | BMPP Nusantara-1 – Floating power barge to serve Indonesian coastal communities
  • OPINION | Lessons from Ukraine war for Indo-Pacific navies
  • VESSEL REFIT | Frøy Challenger – Platform supplier rebuilt as salmon delousing boat for Norwegian owner
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Sibir – Massive nuclear-powered icebreaker to operate in Russia’s western Arctic
OPINION | Lessons from Ukraine war for Indo-Pacific navies

OPINION | Lessons from Ukraine war for Indo-Pacific navies

By Malcolm Davis

The war in Ukraine looks set to become protracted. Russia’s expected rapid victory has failed to materialise and the conflict is now well into a second phase of a Donbas campaign that is likely to last weeks if not longer. One of the most dramatic moments of the conflict so far has been the sinking of the Russian Black ..

COLUMN | Singapore spin hits Cayman secrecy? Temasek, Keppel, Baluran and Kyanite’s US$2.9 billion drilling rig deal is very hard to follow [Offshore Accounts]

COLUMN | Singapore spin hits Cayman secrecy? Temasek, Keppel, Baluran and Kyanite’s US$2.9 billion drilling rig deal is very hard to follow [Offshore Accounts]

By Hieronymus Bosch

It’s the biggest offshore rig deal of 2022, and it is the most confusing by far. The complexities of the deal scream out why more transparency is needed in corporate disclosure in Singapore, and in the Caribbean tax havens, which we discussed here. Neither investors nor I should have to dig through footnotes, corporate ..

FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
Focus on Fishing and Aquaculture

Focus on Fishing and Aquaculture

By Baird Maritime

The global fishing and aquaculture industries continue to benefit from new developments, particularly in the areas of vessel design and construction. For this month’s focus on those two key industries, Baird Maritime presents a selection of noteworthy vessels, serving different roles for different owners and featuring ..

MEPS WEEK
Focus on Marine Engines and Propulsion Systems

Focus on Marine Engines and Propulsion Systems

By Baird Maritime

Regular readers of Baird Maritime will be quick to notice that the news stories, feature articles, and vessel reviews posted on our site regularly mention ongoing developments with regards to marine engines and propulsion as well as related equipment such as gearboxes and active stabilisers. One notable trend is growing ..

OBITUARY | Heng Kheng Seng

OBITUARY | Heng Kheng Seng

By Baird Maritime

Singapore-based shipbuilders Penguin International has announced the passing of Penguin’s founder and first Managing Director, Mr Heng Kheng Seng, on May 9, 2022, at the age of 72. Mr Heng founded Penguin as a sole proprietorship in 1972, operating wooden passenger boats between Singapore’s mainland and the ..

BAIRD MARITIME AWARDS
AWARDS 2021 | Best Small Ro-Pax – FastCat M18 – FastCat

AWARDS 2021 | Best Small Ro-Pax – FastCat M18 – FastCat

By Baird Maritime

Best Small Ro-Pax – FastCat M18 – FastCat Our old friends the Pastrana family have revolutionised the Ro-Pax ferry sector in the once notoriously dangerous Philippines. They have developed a fleet of safe, comfortable, reliable, well-maintained, competently crewed, attractive and efficient vessels. In doing so, they ..

Focus on Fishing and Aquaculture

Focus on Fishing and Aquaculture

The global fishing and aquaculture industries continue to benefit from new developments, particularly in the areas of vessel design and construction. For this month’ ..