• AUSTRALIA WEEK
    FEATURE | Offshore and Specialist Ships Australia seeks to preserve maritime history and build careers for the future

    FEATURE | Offshore and Specialist Ships Australia seeks to preserve maritime history and build careers for the future

  • OPINION | Supply chain: Australia’s fuel supply chain is secure and resilient

    OPINION | Supply chain: Australia’s fuel supply chain is secure and resilient

  • MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Supply – Royal Australian Navy’s newest fleet replenishment ship

    VESSEL REVIEW | Supply – Royal Australian Navy’s newest fleet replenishment ship

  • AUSTRALIA WEEK
    COLUMN | Punching well above its weight [The Boroscope]

    COLUMN | Punching well above its weight [The Boroscope]

  • MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Rochus Lokinap – Second 39-metre patrol boat in series for PNG Defence Force

    VESSEL REVIEW | Rochus Lokinap – Second 39-metre patrol boat in series for PNG Defence Force

  • FEATURE | Offshore and Specialist Ships Australia seeks to preserve maritime history and build careers for the future
  • OPINION | Supply chain: Australia’s fuel supply chain is secure and resilient
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Supply – Royal Australian Navy’s newest fleet replenishment ship
  • COLUMN | Punching well above its weight [The Boroscope]
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Rochus Lokinap – Second 39-metre patrol boat in series for PNG Defence Force
AUSTRALIA WEEK
FEATURE | Offshore and Specialist Ships Australia seeks to preserve maritime history and build careers for the future

FEATURE | Offshore and Specialist Ships Australia seeks to preserve maritime history and build careers for the future

By John Lord

Offshore and Specialist Ships Australia (OSSA) was formed in 2017 when a small group of shipping enthusiasts got together to collect, preserve, and publicly display memorabilia associated with the specialist ships of Australia. This was at a time when the offshore oil and gas activity in Australia had dramatically fallen ..

OPINION | Supply chain: Australia’s fuel supply chain is secure and resilient

OPINION | Supply chain: Australia’s fuel supply chain is secure and resilient

By Shipping Australia

There’s a lot of incorrect and ill-informed commentary at the moment about Australia’s fuel supply chain. Certain parties with vested interests, and those who benefit from general fear-mongering, would have you believe the false argument that the Australian fuel supply chain is fragile and easily disrupted. Nothing ..

MARINE PROJECTS WEEK
Gold Coast Seaway dredging to begin soon

Gold Coast Seaway dredging to begin soon

By Baird Maritime

The Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) of Queensland, Australia, has awarded local company Riverside Marine a AU$6.3 million (US$4.89 million) contract to carry out dredging works to ensure continued access to the Gold Coast Seaway and the adjacent navigation channels. The seaway is the gateway that connects Gold ..

MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
BOOK REVIEW | Pearl: December 7, 1941

BOOK REVIEW | Pearl: December 7, 1941

By Neil Baird

This well-researched and very well-written book offers probably the best overall summary available of the military, economic and diplomatic events leading to the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941 and of its inevitable outcome. While very United States-centric in that it practically ignores the ..

MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
VESSEL REVIEW | Supply – Royal Australian Navy’s newest fleet replenishment ship

VESSEL REVIEW | Supply – Royal Australian Navy’s newest fleet replenishment ship

By Baird Maritime

The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) recently welcomed a new fleet replenishment ship into service. HMAS Supply is the lead ship of two auxiliary oiler replenishment (AOR) vessels built for the RAN by Spanish shipbuilder Navantia. The two RAN AORs are variants of Cantabria, an earlier replenishment vessel built by Navantia for ..

AUSTRALIA WEEK
COLUMN | Punching well above its weight [The Boroscope]

COLUMN | Punching well above its weight [The Boroscope]

By Kent Stewart

Australians are an extraordinary lot. When one considers how small our population is, we have produced an inordinate number of world beaters. In sport, commerce and industry there are dozens of examples that are household names. The most recent, Ash Barty at tennis, through to Greg Norman and Jack Brabham. Names like Toll, ..

Welcome to Australia Week!

Welcome to Australia Week!

Having spent more than fifty years heavily involved with the Australian maritime industry generally as both a participant and reporter, I have seen it undergo enormous ch ..