• FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Tiffany II – Fish farm workboat for Scotland’s Western Isles

    VESSEL REVIEW | Tiffany II – Fish farm workboat for Scotland’s Western Isles

  • EMERGENCY SERVICES WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Hai Xun 156 – Icebreaking buoy tender enters service with China Maritime Safety Administration

    VESSEL REVIEW | Hai Xun 156 – Icebreaking buoy tender enters service with China Maritime Safety Administration

  • FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Geraldine Mary – Hybrid vessel for Scottish aquaculture support company

    VESSEL REVIEW | Geraldine Mary – Hybrid vessel for Scottish aquaculture support company

  • EMERGENCY SERVICES WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Redbill III – Durable rescue boat for Western Australian waters

    VESSEL REVIEW | Redbill III – Durable rescue boat for Western Australian waters

  • EMERGENCY SERVICES WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Dublin Fire Brigade Rescue One – Versatile response RIB for Irish waters

    VESSEL REVIEW | Dublin Fire Brigade Rescue One – Versatile response RIB for Irish waters

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Tiffany II – Fish farm workboat for Scotland’s Western Isles
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Hai Xun 156 – Icebreaking buoy tender enters service with China Maritime Safety Administration
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Geraldine Mary – Hybrid vessel for Scottish aquaculture support company
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Redbill III – Durable rescue boat for Western Australian waters
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Dublin Fire Brigade Rescue One – Versatile response RIB for Irish waters
BOOK REVIEW | Uncommon Courage: The Yachtsman Volunteers of World War II

BOOK REVIEW | Uncommon Courage: The Yachtsman Volunteers of World War II

By Neil Baird

This a very personal but still excellent account of an important but unsung feature of Allied naval success in World War II. To your reviewer, who knew many such Naval Reserve officers from the British, Australian, Canadian and American navies, the book brings back many strong memories and rings very true. Young experienced ..

FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
FEATURE | Exposure to magnetic fields from subsea cables slows down haddock larvae, new Norwegian study finds

FEATURE | Exposure to magnetic fields from subsea cables slows down haddock larvae, new Norwegian study finds

By Baird Maritime

Haddock larvae swam more slowly after being exposed in the laboratory to magnetic fields similar to those created by undersea cables connecting offshore wind farms, Norway’s Institute of Marine Research (IMR) said recently. Offshore wind farms and other marine renewable energy facilities are connected by submarine ..

FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
REMINISCENCES | Captain Hook and four dangerous sharks

REMINISCENCES | Captain Hook and four dangerous sharks

By Bob Iversen

Who is Captain Hook? He plays an important part in this episode and is a very remarkable man. He is Howard W. Pollock, who died in 2011 at age 90, and has had a career most people cannot even imagine. Howard has been a US Navy pilot, a lawyer, a homesteader in Alaska who built his own home with only one arm, a member of the ..

COLUMN | Riding the rollercoaster (again): ARO, Deep Value Driller, Dolphin, UDS, MEO and Uniwise [Offshore Accounts]

COLUMN | Riding the rollercoaster (again): ARO, Deep Value Driller, Dolphin, UDS, MEO and Uniwise [Offshore Accounts]

By Hieronymus Bosch

Last week (here), we looked at the recovery of the drilling market, epitomised by the return to a public listing of Dolphin Drilling in Oslo on September 15. A few days later, the great and the good of the offshore industry gathered for the annual Pareto Securities’ Energy Conference in Oslo. The mood was ..

EMERGENCY SERVICES WEEK
Focus on Emergency Service Vessels

Focus on Emergency Service Vessels

By Baird Maritime

A broad range of emergency service vessel types are once again reviewed this week. Included are patrol boats for law enforcement agencies in the UK and the US, rescue craft for Australia and Ireland, and firefighting vessels for the city of London. Firefighting • Search and Rescue • Police • Coast Guard Also featured ..

FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
Focus on Fishing and Aquaculture

Focus on Fishing and Aquaculture

By Baird Maritime

Fish farming vessels dominate this week’s featured vessels for review. Two of the vessels are aquaculture support workboats for operators in Scotland while one is a large-capacity fish breeding vessel that a Chinese conglomerate will deploy in offshore waters close to home and even in other parts of the world. Also ..

Focus on Emergency Service Vessels

Focus on Emergency Service Vessels

A broad range of emergency service vessel types are once again reviewed this week. Included are patrol boats for law enforcement agencies in the UK and the US, rescue cra ..