• MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Self-righting patrol and SAR craft for Future Defense USA

    VESSEL REVIEW | Self-righting patrol and SAR craft for Future Defense USA

  • MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
    OPINION | AUKUS nuclear submarine deal shows the world has changed

    OPINION | AUKUS nuclear submarine deal shows the world has changed

  • MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
    Welcome to Maritime Security Week!

    Welcome to Maritime Security Week!

  • EMERGENCY SERVICES WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Patrol and general support landing craft for Utah Parks and Recreation

    VESSEL REVIEW | Patrol and general support landing craft for Utah Parks and Recreation

  • OPINION | US, UK assisting in Australia’s nuclear submarine procurement

    OPINION | US, UK assisting in Australia’s nuclear submarine procurement

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Self-righting patrol and SAR craft for Future Defense USA
  • OPINION | AUKUS nuclear submarine deal shows the world has changed
  • Welcome to Maritime Security Week!
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Patrol and general support landing craft for Utah Parks and Recreation
  • OPINION | US, UK assisting in Australia’s nuclear submarine procurement
MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
VESSEL REVIEW | Self-righting patrol and SAR craft for Future Defense USA

VESSEL REVIEW | Self-righting patrol and SAR craft for Future Defense USA

By Baird Maritime

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 ..

MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
OPINION | AUKUS nuclear submarine deal shows the world has changed

OPINION | AUKUS nuclear submarine deal shows the world has changed

By Michael Shoebridge

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 winds caused boxship breakaway, damage at New Orleans port in 2020 incident, NTSB report finds

Severe winds caused boxship breakaway, damage at New Orleans port in 2020 incident, NTSB report finds

By Baird Maritime

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 ..

US Defense Department awards contract for maintenance dredging at Naval Weapons Station Earle

US Defense Department awards contract for maintenance dredging at Naval Weapons Station Earle

By Baird Maritime

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 ..

MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
BOOK REVIEW | Abandon Ship: The Real Story of the Sinkings in the Falklands War

BOOK REVIEW | Abandon Ship: The Real Story of the Sinkings in the Falklands War

By Baird Maritime

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 ..

MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
US Navy destroyer Frank E. Petersen Jr. completes acceptance trials

US Navy destroyer Frank E. Petersen Jr. completes acceptance trials

By Baird Maritime

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 ..

Welcome to Maritime Security Week!

Welcome to Maritime Security Week!

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, ..