• PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Bajamar Express – Fred Olsen Express welcomes fourth Austal fast ferry

    VESSEL REVIEW | Bajamar Express – Fred Olsen Express welcomes fourth Austal fast ferry

  • PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
    Welcome to Passenger Vessel Week!

    Welcome to Passenger Vessel Week!

  • MARINE PROJECTS WEEK
    Welcome to Marine Projects Week!

    Welcome to Marine Projects Week!

  • MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
    Welcome to Maritime Security Week!

    Welcome to Maritime Security Week!

  • EDITORIAL | Brilliant opportunity presented with Tasmanian ferry decision

    EDITORIAL | Brilliant opportunity presented with Tasmanian ferry decision

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Bajamar Express – Fred Olsen Express welcomes fourth Austal fast ferry
  • Welcome to Passenger Vessel Week!
  • Welcome to Marine Projects Week!
  • Welcome to Maritime Security Week!
  • EDITORIAL | Brilliant opportunity presented with Tasmanian ferry decision
    BOOK REVIEW | The Sea and the Second World War: Maritime Aspects of a Global Conflict

    BOOK REVIEW | The Sea and the Second World War: Maritime Aspects of a Global Conflict

    By Neil Baird

    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 ..

    Australian-made USV approved for EEZ autonomous operations

    Australian-made USV approved for EEZ autonomous operations

    By Ausmarine

    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 ..

    Australia orders army support craft for Far North Queensland

    Australia orders army support craft for Far North Queensland

    By Baird Maritime

    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 ..

    PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
    Construction begins on new vessel for World Heritage Cruises

    Construction begins on new vessel for World Heritage Cruises

    By Baird Maritime

    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 ..

    BOOK REVIEW | Leyte 1944: The Soldiers’ Battle

    BOOK REVIEW | Leyte 1944: The Soldiers’ Battle

    By Neil Baird

    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 ..

    PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
    Auckland ferry captain fined NZ$2,500 for collision with navigation light

    Auckland ferry captain fined NZ$2,500 for collision with navigation light

    By Baird Maritime

    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 ..

    Welcome to Passenger Vessel Week!

    Welcome to Passenger Vessel Week!

    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 ..