• TUG AND SALVAGE WEEK
    COLUMN | Salvage! (or alternative employment for a rig supply vessel) [The Wet Detective]

    COLUMN | Salvage! (or alternative employment for a rig supply vessel) [The Wet Detective]

  • COLUMN | Difficult career choices [Grey Power]

    COLUMN | Difficult career choices [Grey Power]

  • 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!

  • COLUMN | Salvage! (or alternative employment for a rig supply vessel) [The Wet Detective]
  • COLUMN | Difficult career choices [Grey Power]
  • 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!
TUG AND SALVAGE WEEK
COLUMN | Salvage! (or alternative employment for a rig supply vessel) [The Wet Detective]

COLUMN | Salvage! (or alternative employment for a rig supply vessel) [The Wet Detective]

By Mike Wall

In 1976, Offshore Marine’s 699GT Scotian Shore had spent over a year on charter to various companies around the Red Sea and South West Indian Ocean. Early in July that year, she had returned to Majunga, Malagasy Republic (Madagascar), after completing a contract tow from Maputo (Laurenco Marques) to Durban. She was at ..

COLUMN | Difficult career choices [Grey Power]

COLUMN | Difficult career choices [Grey Power]

By Michael Grey

It is strange how crises creep up on one, moving surreptitiously between a cloud on a far horizon to a full-blown storm, without very much warning. We have a logistics hurricane blowing in much of Europe and indeed the US at present, manifesting itself in a desperate shortage of heavy goods vehicle drivers, with hundreds of ..

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 ..

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 ..