• MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Patrick Blackett – Modified crewboat to be operated as Royal Navy testing vessel

    VESSEL REVIEW | Patrick Blackett – Modified crewboat to be operated as Royal Navy testing vessel

  • MARINE PROJECTS WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Wu Dong De – Chinese-built large crane ship boasts 3,000-tonne lifting capacity

    VESSEL REVIEW | Wu Dong De – Chinese-built large crane ship boasts 3,000-tonne lifting capacity

  • 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

  • MARINE PROJECTS WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Krakesandt – Dutch operator takes delivery of 3,000cbm hopper dredger

    VESSEL REVIEW | Krakesandt – Dutch operator takes delivery of 3,000cbm hopper dredger

  • MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Cape Otway – New long-endurance patrol boats for Royal Australian Navy

    VESSEL REVIEW | Cape Otway – New long-endurance patrol boats for Royal Australian Navy

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Patrick Blackett – Modified crewboat to be operated as Royal Navy testing vessel
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Wu Dong De – Chinese-built large crane ship boasts 3,000-tonne lifting capacity
  • OPINION | Australia must do more to secure the cables that connect the Indo-Pacific
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Krakesandt – Dutch operator takes delivery of 3,000cbm hopper dredger
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Cape Otway – New long-endurance patrol boats for Royal Australian Navy
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 ..

OPINION | On water matters: the fate Baltic ferries tell of global order

OPINION | On water matters: the fate Baltic ferries tell of global order

By Grant Wyeth

I have a general rule that the only way to truly get to know a region is to travel through it by the most inconvenient means. This usually involves finding the cheapest ticket possible. In India, for example, this means squeezing myself into overpopulated train carriages or buses. However, in northern Europe, the most ..

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 ..