• PILOTAGE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Petrel – First of a compact trio of pilot boats for the greater Melbourne area

    VESSEL REVIEW | Petrel – First of a compact trio of pilot boats for the greater Melbourne area

  • PILOTAGE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Genesis – Harbour Services Australia puts a second pilot boat to work in Fremantle

    VESSEL REVIEW | Genesis – Harbour Services Australia puts a second pilot boat to work in Fremantle

  • PILOTAGE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Aurora Yachts launches NZ-designed pilot boat for Chinese operator

    VESSEL REVIEW | Aurora Yachts launches NZ-designed pilot boat for Chinese operator

  • VESSEL REFIT | Terrafirma Offshore brings versatile capability to Australia’s northwest

    VESSEL REFIT | Terrafirma Offshore brings versatile capability to Australia’s northwest

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Purpose-built Kiwi scampi trawler

    VESSEL REVIEW | Purpose-built Kiwi scampi trawler

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Petrel – First of a compact trio of pilot boats for the greater Melbourne area
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Genesis – Harbour Services Australia puts a second pilot boat to work in Fremantle
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Aurora Yachts launches NZ-designed pilot boat for Chinese operator
  • VESSEL REFIT | Terrafirma Offshore brings versatile capability to Australia’s northwest
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Purpose-built Kiwi scampi trawler
PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
EDITORIAL | The passenger vessel market is thriving and vessel quality fast improving

EDITORIAL | The passenger vessel market is thriving and vessel quality fast improving

By Neil Baird

During the past twelve months I have, despite being supposedly “semi-retired”, travelled on countless ferries and tourist vessels of all shapes, sizes and conditions in five countries. I have toured six major ferry-building shipyards and have met and talked with a similar number of leading passenger ship builders. All ..

PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
Welcome to Passenger Vessel Week!

Welcome to Passenger Vessel Week!

By Baird Maritime

It’s everything passenger vessels 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 passenger vessel industries. Ferries • Ro-Pax • Marine Tourism • Cruise • ..

Australia’s third Hobart-class destroyer begins sea trials

Australia’s third Hobart-class destroyer begins sea trials

By Baird Maritime

The future HMAS Sydney, the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) third Hobart-class air warfare destroyer, has set sail for the first time and is currently conducting builder’s sea trials in South Australia. The trials come after the ship’s crew had completed a series of training courses around Australia and the ..

BOOK REVIEW | The Gas Carrier Register 2019 / The Tanker Register 2019 / The Chemical Tanker Register 2019

BOOK REVIEW | The Gas Carrier Register 2019 / The Tanker Register 2019 / The Chemical Tanker Register 2019

By Super User

Edited by Clarksons Research Services These three bulky volumes complete the set of Clarkson’s Registers reviewed here for 2019. The previous volumes covered containerships and bulk carriers. All are uniformly comprehensive and present an astounding amount of very detailed data on the world fleet of ships of each class. ..

PILOTAGE WEEK
FEATURE | Australia’s marine pilots

FEATURE | Australia’s marine pilots

By Baird Maritime

The Australasian Marine Pilots Institute is the professional body representing marine pilots throughout Australasia. Baird Maritime had a quick chat to AMPI President Neil Farmer about the state of pilotage in the region. How is business? Is the pilotage industry in your country strong or weak currently compared to ..

PILOTAGE WEEK
REMINISCENCES | The pilot’s progress

REMINISCENCES | The pilot’s progress

By Michael Grey

It was a picture of a brand new pilot boat in Work Boat World that got me thinking; a beautiful and powerful craft, clearly built for heavy weather and the efficient delivery of the pilot. It probably cost about as much as a 10,000-tonne ship did sixty years ago. The weather, as we came slowly up to the pilot station off ..

Welcome to Passenger Vessel Week!

Welcome to Passenger Vessel Week!

intro text paragraph Ferries • Ro-Pax • Marine Tourism • Cruise • Freshwater Remember to come back every day to see the ..

Welcome to Passenger Vessel Week!
PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK

Welcome to Passenger Vessel Week!

By Baird Maritime