• TUG & SALVAGE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Kaweka – New Zealand’s Port of Napier unveils third tractor tug

    VESSEL REVIEW | Kaweka – New Zealand’s Port of Napier unveils third tractor tug

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Geelong Flyer – Refined catamaran ferry for Australia’s Melbourne-Geelong route

    VESSEL REVIEW | Geelong Flyer – Refined catamaran ferry for Australia’s Melbourne-Geelong route

  • MEPS WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Aremiti 6 – Flexible ferry design for French Polynesia

    VESSEL REVIEW | Aremiti 6 – Flexible ferry design for French Polynesia

  • MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | MA028 – 10-metre coastal patrol boat pair for New South Wales

    VESSEL REVIEW | MA028 – 10-metre coastal patrol boat pair for New South Wales

  • MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Indigo – Long-range, multi-purpose security vessel was a challenging design project

    VESSEL REVIEW | Indigo – Long-range, multi-purpose security vessel was a challenging design project

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Kaweka – New Zealand’s Port of Napier unveils third tractor tug
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Geelong Flyer – Refined catamaran ferry for Australia’s Melbourne-Geelong route
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Aremiti 6 – Flexible ferry design for French Polynesia
  • VESSEL REVIEW | MA028 – 10-metre coastal patrol boat pair for New South Wales
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Indigo – Long-range, multi-purpose security vessel was a challenging design project
OFFSHORE WEEK
Introduction | The offshore industry – the slow road to recovery

Introduction | The offshore industry – the slow road to recovery

By Hieronymus Bosch

Since the offshore market was plunged into crisis in late 2014, the industry has battled to survive. Hundreds of thousands have lost their jobs, hundreds of vessels have been laid up, and ships built as recently as 2005 have been scrapped. Industry leaders like Tidewater and Gulfmark have entered Chapter 11 to restructure ..

FEATURE | US-led Gulf naval coalition slowly growing

FEATURE | US-led Gulf naval coalition slowly growing

By Trevor Hollingsbee

The UK-flagged tanker Stena Impero, boarded and detained by Iranian forces in July, is reportedly soon to be released, but tension in the region remains high. The US-led naval coalition, established after the seizure to facilitate protection of merchant vessels, transiting the Straits of Hormuz, from harassment, by fast ..

OFFSHORE WEEK
Welcome to Offshore Week!

Welcome to Offshore Week!

By Alex Baird

It’s everything offshore this week and next at BairdMaritime.com as we visit all four corners of the globe to bring you the latest news, vessel reviews, features and opinion pieces covering all aspects of the global offshore oil and gas industry. OSVs • Exploration • Extraction • Processing • Construction • ..

OFFSHORE WEEK
EDITORIAL | Long-running slump continues for troubled offshore sector

EDITORIAL | Long-running slump continues for troubled offshore sector

By Neil Baird

The past decade has been a tumultuous time for the offshore service vessel (OSV) sector. Prior to that, it experienced a boom decade that resulted in massive over-building of ships combined with inevitably equally massive over-borrowing. Those two factors, in particular, have led to the parlous state the sector now finds ..

NAVAL ARCHITECTURE WEEK
EDITORIAL | Naval architecture, a fast developing art and science

EDITORIAL | Naval architecture, a fast developing art and science

By Neil Baird

Naval architecture is arguably one of the world’s oldest professions. There is ample evidence of it existing for more than five millennia! And, like many other professions, even, perhaps, the oldest, it has always combined the best of science and art. As the maritime world transformed from sails and galley slaves through ..

NAVAL ARCHITECTURE WEEK
Welcome to Naval Architecture Week!

Welcome to Naval Architecture Week!

By Alex Baird

It’s everything naval architecture this week and next at BairdMaritime.com as we visit all four corners of the globe to bring you the latest news, vessel reviews, features and opinion pieces covering all aspects of maritime design. Design • Testing • Analysis • Software • Engineering Remember to come back ..

Welcome to Naval Architecture Week!

Welcome to Naval Architecture Week!

It’s everything naval architecture this week and next at BairdMaritime.com as we visit all four corners of the globe to bring you the latest news, vessel reviews, ..