• EMERGENCY SERVICES WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Boat 42 – New nuclear, chemical and biological detection patrol boat for the Port of Los Angeles

    VESSEL REVIEW | Boat 42 – New nuclear, chemical and biological detection patrol boat for the Port of Los Angeles

  • EMERGENCY SERVICES WEEK
    Welcome to Emergency Services Week!

    Welcome to Emergency Services Week!

  • COLUMN | PLA Navy in the vanguard of China’s advance [Naval Gazing]

    COLUMN | PLA Navy in the vanguard of China’s advance [Naval Gazing]

  • FEATURE | Nuclear-armed submarines and US defence strategy: the future of the maritime deterrent

    FEATURE | Nuclear-armed submarines and US defence strategy: the future of the maritime deterrent

  • REMINISCENCES | What’s up, Doc?

    REMINISCENCES | What’s up, Doc?

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Boat 42 – New nuclear, chemical and biological detection patrol boat for the Port of Los Angeles
  • Welcome to Emergency Services Week!
  • COLUMN | PLA Navy in the vanguard of China’s advance [Naval Gazing]
  • FEATURE | Nuclear-armed submarines and US defence strategy: the future of the maritime deterrent
  • REMINISCENCES | What’s up, Doc?
Tug joins Great Lakes Maritime Academy training fleet

Tug joins Great Lakes Maritime Academy training fleet

By Baird Maritime

The tug Mississippi has joined the training fleet of Northwestern Michigan College’s Great Lakes Maritime Academy (GLMA) on a leased basis. The vessel is being leased for six months at a cost of US$73,800 to help train future deck and engineering officers for the US Merchant Marine. Mississippi was originally built in ..

ICL introduces new cargo route connecting Ireland to US east coast

ICL introduces new cargo route connecting Ireland to US east coast

By Baird Maritime

Independent Container Line (ICL) will begin operating a new weekly service between the Port of Cork in Ireland and the US east coast. Under the new service, ICL’s US-bound sailings from the Port of Cork will conclude at Chester, Pennsylvania, and Wilmington, North Carolina. The service will be launched with the first ..

BOOK REVIEW | The Master Shipwright’s Secrets: How Charles II Built the Restoration Navy

BOOK REVIEW | The Master Shipwright’s Secrets: How Charles II Built the Restoration Navy

By Neil Baird

Clearly a labour of love and great passion, this book is extensively researched, carefully written, brilliantly illustrated (mostly by the author), and beautifully presented. It is a big, heavy book that is worth every penny of its quite considerable price. England’s King Charles II was one of those unfortunately rare ..

EMERGENCY SERVICES WEEK
VESSEL REVIEW | Boat 42 – New nuclear, chemical and biological detection patrol boat for the Port of Los Angeles

VESSEL REVIEW | Boat 42 – New nuclear, chemical and biological detection patrol boat for the Port of Los Angeles

By Baird Maritime

The Los Angeles Port Police has unveiled a new US$1.5 million vessel equipped with night vision, wireless communications, advanced navigation and nuclear, chemical and biological detection equipment that will be used for specialised dive team operations and patrol of the Port of Los Angeles. Boat 42 was designed for rough ..

Overseas Shipholding Group takes delivery of tanker barge

Overseas Shipholding Group takes delivery of tanker barge

By Baird Maritime

Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG) took delivery of a new 204,000-barrel capacity oil and chemical tank barge on Friday, May 29. Named OSG 204, the Greenbrier Marine-built barge is 177 metres long and is being paired with the tug OSG Endurance for operations in the Gulf of Mexico. OSG 204 and OSG Endurance will sail under a ..

Sherman Volunteer Fire Department’s newest response boat enters service

Sherman Volunteer Fire Department’s newest response boat enters service

By Baird Maritime

The Sherman Volunteer Fire Department (SVFD) of Sherman, Connecticut, has placed a new response boat into service. Built by Canada’s Stanley Boats, the newbuild landing craft Marine 7 replaces a similarly named older vessel in the SVFD. The boat has a length of 6.7 metres, a Yamaha 167kW outboard engine, and a fire ..

Welcome to Emergency Services Week!

Welcome to Emergency Services Week!

Recent months have seen some excellent examples of why the world needs emergency services craft. Most recently, we experienced the Covid-19 virus pandemic. Just prior to ..