• PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | A.P.T. James – Large-capacity fast ferry for Trinidad and Tobago operator

    VESSEL REVIEW | A.P.T. James – Large-capacity fast ferry for Trinidad and Tobago operator

  • PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Coolgaree Cat – Efficient, durable catamaran ferry for Sealink’s Townsville-Palm Island route

    VESSEL REVIEW | Coolgaree Cat – Efficient, durable catamaran ferry for Sealink’s Townsville-Palm Island route

  • NAVAL ARCHITECTURE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Maroochy River – Hall Contracting’s newest amphibious dredger to take on challenging shallow-water projects

    VESSEL REVIEW | Maroochy River – Hall Contracting’s newest amphibious dredger to take on challenging shallow-water projects

  • PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Riva Express 4 – Chao Phraya Express Boat gets ferry quartet for Bangkok-Nonthaburi service

    VESSEL REVIEW | Riva Express 4 – Chao Phraya Express Boat gets ferry quartet for Bangkok-Nonthaburi service

  • NAVAL ARCHITECTURE WEEK
    Welcome to Naval Architecture Week!

    Welcome to Naval Architecture Week!

  • VESSEL REVIEW | A.P.T. James – Large-capacity fast ferry for Trinidad and Tobago operator
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Coolgaree Cat – Efficient, durable catamaran ferry for Sealink’s Townsville-Palm Island route
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Maroochy River – Hall Contracting’s newest amphibious dredger to take on challenging shallow-water projects
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Riva Express 4 – Chao Phraya Express Boat gets ferry quartet for Bangkok-Nonthaburi service
  • Welcome to Naval Architecture Week!
PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
VESSEL REVIEW | A.P.T. James – Large-capacity fast ferry for Trinidad and Tobago operator

VESSEL REVIEW | A.P.T. James – Large-capacity fast ferry for Trinidad and Tobago operator

By Baird Maritime

Austal Vietnam has handed over a new catamaran Ro-Pax ferry to the National Infrastructure Development Company (NIDCO), a government-owned company that provides infrastructure and transport services within Trinidad and Tobago. The DNV GL-classed newbuild has been christened A.P.T. James in honour of the late Alphonso ..

PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
VESSEL REVIEW | Coolgaree Cat – Efficient, durable catamaran ferry for Sealink’s Townsville-Palm Island route

VESSEL REVIEW | Coolgaree Cat – Efficient, durable catamaran ferry for Sealink’s Townsville-Palm Island route

By Baird Maritime

After Australian tourism and transport company Sealink Travel Group decided that it needed a new vessel capable of carrying 320 passengers plus freight along the 35-nautical-mile stretch between Townsville and Palm Island in Queensland, it selected the local team of shipbuilder Aluminium Marine and naval architect Incat ..

NAVAL ARCHITECTURE WEEK
VESSEL REVIEW | Maroochy River – Hall Contracting’s newest amphibious dredger to take on challenging shallow-water projects

VESSEL REVIEW | Maroochy River – Hall Contracting’s newest amphibious dredger to take on challenging shallow-water projects

By Baird Maritime

Queensland marine projects company Hall Contracting has taken delivery of a new amphibious dredger from Finnish builder Aquamec. The dredger has been christened Maroochy River after the similarly named river in South East Queensland. The new dredger is a sister to Mooloolah River, which was delivered to Hall Contracting ..

PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
VESSEL REVIEW | Riva Express 4 – Chao Phraya Express Boat gets ferry quartet for Bangkok-Nonthaburi service

VESSEL REVIEW | Riva Express 4 – Chao Phraya Express Boat gets ferry quartet for Bangkok-Nonthaburi service

By Baird Maritime

Thai ferry operator Chao Phraya Express Boat Company recently took delivery of four new catamaran vessels in a series for operation on the Chao Phraya River that stretches between Bangkok and the adjacent province of Nonthaburi in the north. Designed by Australian naval architecture firm Schwetz Design and assembled locally ..

PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
Isle of Man Ship Registry chosen to flag New Zealand’s new rail ferries

Isle of Man Ship Registry chosen to flag New Zealand’s new rail ferries

By Baird Maritime

The Isle of Man Ship Registry has been selected as the flag state to oversee construction of two new rail-enabled Ro-Pax ferries that will connect New Zealand’s North and South Islands. State-owned transport operator KiwiRail has commissioned the future-proofed vessels to modernise its fleet of ferries serving the ..

NAVAL ARCHITECTURE WEEK
Welcome to Naval Architecture Week!

Welcome to Naval Architecture Week!

By Neil Baird

This is always one of our most exciting and illuminating feature weeks. It is always fascinating to discover what imaginative, stylish and inventive new vessels the world’s naval architects have come up with. Of course, with Naval Architecture Week coinciding with Passenger Vessel Week, we have almost a double-dose of new ..

Welcome to Naval Architecture Week!

Welcome to Naval Architecture Week!

This is always one of our most exciting and illuminating feature weeks. It is always fascinating to discover what imaginative, stylish and inventive new vessels the ..