Irish builder Safehaven Marine has handed over a new coastal patrol and search and rescue (SAR) craft to Future Defense USA. The newbuild, which possesses both self-righting and all-weather capability, features a deep “V” hull design with midships and transom deadrise of 24 degrees and a very fine wave-piercing ..
Australia is going to build nuclear submarines as part of a new broader defence technology pact with the US and the UK. How much the world has changed since just April 2016. Back then, Australia chose a conventional, diesel-powered submarine as its key undersea weapon, to be built in partnership with the French. A nuclear ..
Severe, unforecasted winds caused a containership to breakaway from a pier and damaged equipment at the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal in New Orleans, Lousiana, on August 2, 2020, according to the National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) Marine Accident Brief 21/18 issued late last week. As longshoremen ..
The US Department of Defense (DOD) has awarded Norfolk Dredging Company of Chesapeake, Virginia, a US$23,255,989 firm-fixed-price contract for maintenance dredging at Naval Weapons Station Earle in New Jersey. The work to be performed provides for maintenance dredging of the areas surrounding piers including all berths, the ..
In researching this excellent and very important book, Dr Paul Brown has been determined, brave and persistent. Using the British Freedom of Information Act to the full, he has uncovered numerous important and embarrassing facts that the Royal Navy and successive British governments have tried to conceal for nearly forty ..
The future US Navy Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Frank E. Petersen Jr. completed acceptance trials on Thursday, September 16, after spending two days at sea. During the trials, the navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey inspected the ship performing a series of demonstrations while pierside and ..
It is, perhaps, difficult to believe that the world needs quite so many maritime security vessels as we continually present here on Baird Maritime. They keep coming and, ..
Irish builder Safehaven Marine has handed over a new coastal patrol and search and rescue (SAR) craft to Future Defense USA. The newbuild, which possesses both self-right ..
Bureau Veritas (BV) has granted an approval in principle (AIP) to South Korean shipbuilders Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Korea Shipbuilding and Offshore Engineering ..