This excellent book comprises a fascinating collection of ten high-quality essays that brilliantly describe some of the lesser known aspects of the naval side of World War II. The beginnings of the war and the sometimes fraught relations among British Commonwealth/Empire members are particularly comprehensively discussed as ..
The Steber International-built unmanned surveillance vessel (USV) “Bluebottle” has been approved by AMSA to operate autonomously in Australia’s exclusive economic zone. The development follows on from an “on-water” display at Lake Burley Griffin in late 2019 with a national and international ..
The Australian government has placed an order for a new locally built multi-role craft to be utilised by the Australian Army’s 51st Battalion, Far North Queensland Regiment. The 12.5-metre vessel will be used for border protection, search and rescue/recovery (SAR), casualty evacuation, and reconnaissance and ..
Richardson Devine Marine of Tasmania has begun construction on a new vessel for local tour operator World Heritage Cruises (WHC). The Incat Crowther-designed catamaran will replace Harbour Master, an existing vessel in the WHC fleet. Onboard amenities will include a bar, wi-fi access, and greater interior space compared to ..
Most readers of this review would have read at least one of the many books that have been published to describe the huge and very important World War II Battle of Leyte Gulf. Few of those, however, give any idea of what that battle led to: the amphibious landings and bitter land fighting that ensued. Well, this timely book ..
The captain of a ferry operated by Auckland-based Fullers Group has been fined NZ$2,500 (US$1,650) for causing unnecessary danger by failing to maintain a proper lookout and colliding with a lit navigation buoy in Auckland’s Waitematā Harbour on April 28, 2019. Maritime New Zealand Northern Regional Manager Neil ..
The protracted existence of the Covid-19 problem seems certain to change the face of the passenger vessel industry for the lengthy foreseeable future. Passengers and ..
This excellent book comprises a fascinating collection of ten high-quality essays that brilliantly describe some of the lesser known aspects of the naval side of World ..
The owner of a bulk carrier that had run aground in southeastern Mauritius late last month has confirmed that approximately 1,020 tonnes of very low sulphur fuel oil ..