• NAVAL ARCHITECTURE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Vladimir Makarov – Buoy tender built for Russia’s inland waterways

    VESSEL REVIEW | Vladimir Makarov – Buoy tender built for Russia’s inland waterways

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

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

  • NAVAL ARCHITECTURE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Naval support pontoon workboat for Bahrain Defence Force

    VESSEL REVIEW | Naval support pontoon workboat for Bahrain Defence Force

  • NAVAL ARCHITECTURE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Pioneer of Belfast – Northern Ireland tech firm develops electric foiling workboat

    VESSEL REVIEW | Pioneer of Belfast – Northern Ireland tech firm develops electric foiling workboat

  • OPINION | What China’s condemnation of AUKUS says about Beijing

    OPINION | What China’s condemnation of AUKUS says about Beijing

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Vladimir Makarov – Buoy tender built for Russia’s inland waterways
  • OPINION | On water matters: the fate Baltic ferries tell of global order
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Naval support pontoon workboat for Bahrain Defence Force
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Pioneer of Belfast – Northern Ireland tech firm develops electric foiling workboat
  • OPINION | What China’s condemnation of AUKUS says about Beijing
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 ..

OPINION | What China’s condemnation of AUKUS says about Beijing

OPINION | What China’s condemnation of AUKUS says about Beijing

By Ron Huisken

China has reacted strongly to Australia’s intention to acquire a fleet of nuclear-powered submarines under the AUKUS agreement with the US and UK. Since the announcement in September, Beijing has taken a stance of lofty and profound opposition to this development, labelling it provocative, destabilising, betraying ..

COLUMN | “More money than God” – How will the supermajors spend their bumper profits? [Offshore Accounts]

COLUMN | “More money than God” – How will the supermajors spend their bumper profits? [Offshore Accounts]

By Hieronymus Bosch

Last month, US President Joe Biden slammed ExxonMobil, complaining that the energy company made “more money than God”. “We’re gonna make sure that everybody knows Exxon’s profits,” Biden commented in response to a question about inflation. “Exxon made more money than God this year and, by ..

NAVAL ARCHITECTURE WEEK
Focus on Naval Architecture

Focus on Naval Architecture

By Baird Maritime

We once again focus on the naval architecture sector, which is replete with accounts of innovative ideas being incorporated in the many vessels entering service today. This week’s lineup of ten vessels covers a broad range of cargo ship and workboat types, from Ro-Ros to bunkering barges, from hydrofoil demonstrators ..

OPINION | What Vietnam can learn from Thailand’s fight against illegal fishing

OPINION | What Vietnam can learn from Thailand’s fight against illegal fishing

By Thu Nguyen Hoang Anh

Illegal fishing activities conducted by Vietnamese vessels have spiked during the first six months of 2022, with most boats caught encroaching into the waters of Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia. Illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing has long been a conundrum for Vietnam. In October 2017, the country was issued ..

TUG AND SALVAGE WEEK
COLUMN | Technology – dreaming of a happy medium [Tug Times]

COLUMN | Technology – dreaming of a happy medium [Tug Times]

By Alan Loynd

“I am not orange, I am not green, I am a half-ripe fruit, needing both colors to grow into ripeness.” There are too many saviours on my cross Richard Harris When I was an impressionable schoolboy in 1968, we were taken to London on a day trip to visit the Science Museum. A keen young science master thought it ..

Focus on Naval Architecture

Focus on Naval Architecture

We once again focus on the naval architecture sector, which is replete with accounts of innovative ideas being incorporated in the many vessels entering service today. Th ..