• TUG AND SALVAGE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Bamse – All-weather, low-emission escort tug for Norway’s Oslofjord

    VESSEL REVIEW | Bamse – All-weather, low-emission escort tug for Norway’s Oslofjord

  • COLUMN | Harbour Energy: tax benefits, stranded assets, and carbon capture and storage [Offshore Accounts]

    COLUMN | Harbour Energy: tax benefits, stranded assets, and carbon capture and storage [Offshore Accounts]

  • TUG AND SALVAGE WEEK
    Welcome to Tug and Salvage Week!

    Welcome to Tug and Salvage Week!

  • MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | LCAC 102 – Improved capacity air-cushion landing craft trio delivered to US Navy

    VESSEL REVIEW | LCAC 102 – Improved capacity air-cushion landing craft trio delivered to US Navy

  • MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
    OPINION | Limiting the nuclear-proliferation blowback from the AUKUS submarine deal

    OPINION | Limiting the nuclear-proliferation blowback from the AUKUS submarine deal

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Bamse – All-weather, low-emission escort tug for Norway’s Oslofjord
  • COLUMN | Harbour Energy: tax benefits, stranded assets, and carbon capture and storage [Offshore Accounts]
  • Welcome to Tug and Salvage Week!
  • VESSEL REVIEW | LCAC 102 – Improved capacity air-cushion landing craft trio delivered to US Navy
  • OPINION | Limiting the nuclear-proliferation blowback from the AUKUS submarine deal
COLUMN | Harbour Energy: tax benefits, stranded assets, and carbon capture and storage [Offshore Accounts]

COLUMN | Harbour Energy: tax benefits, stranded assets, and carbon capture and storage [Offshore Accounts]

By Hieronymus Bosch

Usually at end of a quarter we write a series of Quick Updates, but that will have to wait until next month as we look at the newest, biggest player in the North Sea, a company which combines tax innovation with aged platforms, and decommissioning liabilities with the latest oil industry schemes to reduce carbon dioxide ..

TUG AND SALVAGE WEEK
Welcome to Tug and Salvage Week!

Welcome to Tug and Salvage Week!

By Neil Baird

The global tug boom seems to be unstoppable. It has, seemingly, rolled on for years. Tugs, as one of the most important cogs in the whole maritime world, seem to be constantly developing and improving. There is much the wider maritime industry can learn from them. While the number of active tug designers is now quite small, ..

MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
OPINION | Limiting the nuclear-proliferation blowback from the AUKUS submarine deal

OPINION | Limiting the nuclear-proliferation blowback from the AUKUS submarine deal

By Anastasia Kapetas

If the architects of the AUKUS pact and its headline initiative to supply Australia with nuclear-powered submarines imagined it would be seen as proliferation neutral, the reality might not be so straightforward. The announcement was extremely sketchy on many critical details, particularly from a non-proliferation ..

MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
OPINION | AUKUS nuclear submarine deal shows the world has changed

OPINION | AUKUS nuclear submarine deal shows the world has changed

By Michael Shoebridge

Australia is going to build nuclear submarines as part of a new broader defence technology pact with the US and the UK. How much the world has changed since just April 2016. Back then, Australia chose a conventional, diesel-powered submarine as its key undersea weapon, to be built in partnership with the French. A nuclear ..

MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
BOOK REVIEW | Abandon Ship: The Real Story of the Sinkings in the Falklands War

BOOK REVIEW | Abandon Ship: The Real Story of the Sinkings in the Falklands War

By Baird Maritime

In researching this excellent and very important book, Dr Paul Brown has been determined, brave and persistent. Using the British Freedom of Information Act to the full, he has uncovered numerous important and embarrassing facts that the Royal Navy and successive British governments have tried to conceal for nearly forty ..

COLUMN | The wheels on the bus fall off? James Fisher and The Metals Company [Offshore Accounts]

COLUMN | The wheels on the bus fall off? James Fisher and The Metals Company [Offshore Accounts]

By Hieronymus Bosch

The wheels on the bus go round and round. Until they fall off. James Fisher and Sons’ share price now languishes below where it stood at the start of 2013, an eight-year low. Since we asked whether there was “something fishy at James Fisher” in January 2020 (here), the shares have fallen from £20 (US$27.43) apiece to ..

Welcome to Tug and Salvage Week!

Welcome to Tug and Salvage Week!

The global tug boom seems to be unstoppable. It has, seemingly, rolled on for years. Tugs, as one of the most important cogs in the whole maritime world, seem to be const ..