• TUG & SALVAGE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Kaweka – New Zealand’s Port of Napier unveils third tractor tug

    VESSEL REVIEW | Kaweka – New Zealand’s Port of Napier unveils third tractor tug

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Geelong Flyer – Refined catamaran ferry for Australia’s Melbourne-Geelong route

    VESSEL REVIEW | Geelong Flyer – Refined catamaran ferry for Australia’s Melbourne-Geelong route

  • MEPS WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Aremiti 6 – Flexible ferry design for French Polynesia

    VESSEL REVIEW | Aremiti 6 – Flexible ferry design for French Polynesia

  • MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | MA028 – 10-metre coastal patrol boat pair for New South Wales

    VESSEL REVIEW | MA028 – 10-metre coastal patrol boat pair for New South Wales

  • MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Indigo – Long-range, multi-purpose security vessel was a challenging design project

    VESSEL REVIEW | Indigo – Long-range, multi-purpose security vessel was a challenging design project

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Kaweka – New Zealand’s Port of Napier unveils third tractor tug
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Geelong Flyer – Refined catamaran ferry for Australia’s Melbourne-Geelong route
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Aremiti 6 – Flexible ferry design for French Polynesia
  • VESSEL REVIEW | MA028 – 10-metre coastal patrol boat pair for New South Wales
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Indigo – Long-range, multi-purpose security vessel was a challenging design project
Sea Machines, HamiltonJet begin trials of autonomous workboat

Sea Machines, HamiltonJet begin trials of autonomous workboat

By Baird Maritime

Sea Machines Robotics and HamiltonJet have begun conducting trials of a shallow-draught workboat fitted with an autonomous control system. The trials seek to validate the suitability of autonomous control systems for water-jet vessels optimised for near-shore or coastal operations. Sea Machines states that, in addition to ..

FISHING/AQUACULTURE WORLD
GEAR | More than a lobster boat

GEAR | More than a lobster boat

By Baird Maritime Gear Editor

Bass Marine’s Poppa G has all the features and appearance of the typical, albeit large, lobster boat but was designed, built, and equipped for more than lobster fishing. The 26.5-metre-long, 6.8-metre-wide boat also has the versatility to undertake offshore support work including crew/supply vessel operations; charter ..

Cray boat rescues man swept out to sea off Port Lincoln, South Australia

Cray boat rescues man swept out to sea off Port Lincoln, South Australia

By Baird Maritime

A fishing boat came to the rescue of an unidentified adult male tourist who had spent nearly an hour in the waters off the South Australia city of Port Lincoln after he was swept by strong waves off some rocks on the coast on Tuesday, December 3. The distressed individual was picked up some 400 metres from the shoreline of ..

HISTORY | The Adams-class guided-missile destroyers and the Royal Australian Navy

HISTORY | The Adams-class guided-missile destroyers and the Royal Australian Navy

By David Shackleton

From its origins in 1901 until the late 1950s, through its deep association with the Royal Navy, the Royal Australian Navy became unmistakably British in outlook, practices and culture. It was a relationship of great value to Australia. That comfortable symbiosis had reached its zenith by 1957, when Prime Minister Robert ..

FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
COLUMN | Who will catch the fish?

COLUMN | Who will catch the fish?

By Alan Haig-Brown

I often find myself joining the cause of fishermen around the world lamenting the lack of consultation by government scientists and bureaucrats with legitimate fishermen. The governing bodies define total allowable catches and negotiate international boundaries or close areas to create marine parks. Sometimes there will be ..

FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
Dongara Marine/Southerly Designs unveil new multi-purpose fishing boat designs

Dongara Marine/Southerly Designs unveil new multi-purpose fishing boat designs

By Baird Maritime

Australian boat builder Dongara Marine has released details of two multi-purpose fishing boat offerings it has developed in conjunction with long-term design partner Southerly Designs. One is a 15.5-metre aluminium monohull that can be configured for lobster fishing, wetline fishing, or both. With a NSCV measured length of ..

Welcome to Fishing and Aquaculture Week!

Welcome to Fishing and Aquaculture Week!

It’s everything commercial fishing and aquaculture this week and next at BairdMaritime.com as we visit all four corners of the globe to bring you the latest news, ..