In the Taiwan Strait on Saturday, June 3, a Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLA-N) ship and a US Navy ship came within 150 yards (137 metres) of a collision. The US says the Chinese warship crossed the bow of the US destroyer in an “unsafe” manoeuvre that “violated the maritime ‘rules of the ..
By the time you read this, OPEC will likely have finished a meeting to determine whether further production cuts are needed to stabilise the price of crude, which closed above US$75 per barrel on Friday. It was up five per cent on that one day, as traders bet that the oil producers’ cartel will announce another reduction ..
Ricky Ponting, one of the most successful captains of an Australian cricket team, once described his mindset at the batting crease: “In my head, I don’t see the fielders. I only see the gaps.” Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Papua New Guinea last month was his second to the Pacific islands ..
Once your reviewer gained the strength to lift its 500, bigger than A4, hard-covered pages, he not so much read this book as devoured it. It is a brilliant and priceless maritime history. It will ensure that its readers are entertained for at least a week and informed for decades. Robert Allan Ltd (RAL) needs no ..
Best Crabber – Ugjit Mijua’ji’jg – Navanex & Chantier Naval Forillon Here is a comparatively simple but truly multi-purpose fishing vessel that can readily adapt from trawling to potting for crabs. Obviously, its primary target will be high-value crabs, but given the vessel’s ownership, it will be very useful ..
Swedish technology company Cetasol has developed a new type of virtual sensor for fuel flow measurement. The CetaFuel sensor can accurately measure properties without requiring physical sensors. Cetafuel said this technology can replace traditional and expensive fuel flow meters, making fuel monitoring more accessible and ..
Readers of Baird Maritime know that marine engines and propulsion systems are regularly featured on these pages. This time, though, we devote another feature week to thes ..
Deliveries include a catamaran ferry for a French Polynesian operator, a commuter hydrofoil for Russia’s Tatarstan Republic, a rail ferry to serve the Russian Far East, ..
The US Coast Guard and various partner agencies have successfully rescued all 51 passengers plus 16 crewmembers from a ferry in Alaska’s Glacier Bay National Park a ..