A wise old bird who was given the unenviable task of teaching me to drive a supply boat told me early in the process that I should never take the boat into any situation unless I could see at least two ways to get out of it again when things went wrong.
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 here at Baird Maritime, that’s the cue for a dozen topical features on the offshore industry.
Soviet warships regularly sparred with Western navies during the Cold War years, conducting close-in ship-to-ship manoeuvres and pointing lasers against their foreign opponents at sea.
These two specialised but nevertheless very interesting books should be read successively, as their subjects, but not their foci, are closely related and their ideas are closely linked.
Hard at his labour Suddenly he reels Death came behind him And struck up his heels – Unknown author The above rhyme was not found in a Christmas cracker, but can be seen on a gravestone in the village of my birth.
Although collisions, confrontations, and harassment in the South China Sea (SCS) often make the headlines these days, the reach and depth of China’s strategy of intrusive patrolling as Beijing seeks to establish a persistent and dominant presence in the sea are not widely understood.
Singapore shipbuilder Strategic Marine has completed construction of a new fast crewboat that will serve customers in the offshore energy industry.
The Queensland Department of Environment and Science (DES), a preservation agency operating in the Australian state of Queensland, recently expanded its fleet of marine protection vessel with the acquisition of an aluminium catamaran landing craft built by compatriot shipbuilder Norman R. Wright and Sons (NRW).