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 ..
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. ..
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 ..
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 ..
Global economic growth continues to slow with recession warnings sounding in many corners of the world, none of which points to high global trade volume growth for the time being, according to BIMCO. The Global Manufacturing PMI (Purchasing Manager’s Index) reported by IHS Markit, has been under the threshold level of 50 ..
Australia’s Global Energy Ventures (GEV) has confirmed that the termination period for a letter of intent (LOI) executed with Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore for four compressed natural gas (CNG) carriers in a series has been extended to 180 days from the date of signing from the 90 days originally announced on July 3 of ..
Italian officials have confirmed the deaths of three people after a powerboat crashed during an attempt by its crew to break an existing speed record on Tuesday, ..
United Shipbuilding Corporation’s (USC) Amur Shipyard has launched the third Project 20380 corvette being built for the Russian Navy. The corvette will have a ..