• FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
    REMINISCENCES | Two sharks: one real, one fake

    REMINISCENCES | Two sharks: one real, one fake

  • FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
    Focus on Fishing and Aquaculture

    Focus on Fishing and Aquaculture

  • MEPS WEEK
    Focus on Marine Engines and Propulsion Systems

    Focus on Marine Engines and Propulsion Systems

  • PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Wonder of the Seas – Royal Caribbean’s largest ship boasts 6,800-guest capacity

    VESSEL REVIEW | Wonder of the Seas – Royal Caribbean’s largest ship boasts 6,800-guest capacity

  • REMINISCENCES | How I once owned a dead sperm whale

    REMINISCENCES | How I once owned a dead sperm whale

  • REMINISCENCES | Two sharks: one real, one fake
  • Focus on Fishing and Aquaculture
  • Focus on Marine Engines and Propulsion Systems
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Wonder of the Seas – Royal Caribbean’s largest ship boasts 6,800-guest capacity
  • REMINISCENCES | How I once owned a dead sperm whale
Helix Energy Solutions to acquire Gulf of Mexico decommissioning firm

Helix Energy Solutions to acquire Gulf of Mexico decommissioning firm

By Baird Maritime

Helix Energy Solutions has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100 per cent of the equity interests of the Alliance Group of Companies for US$120 million cash at closing, plus the potential for post-closing earnout consideration. Alliance is a Louisiana-based, privately held company that provides services in ..

Viking Cruises names newest ocean-going ship

Viking Cruises names newest ocean-going ship

By Baird Maritime

Viking Cruises named its newest ocean-going ship in a ceremony in Valletta, Malta, on Tuesday, May 17. Delivered earlier this month by Italian shipyard Fincantieri, Viking Mars is the newest vessel to join Viking’s ocean fleet of identical sister ships, which also includes Viking Star, Viking Sea, Viking Sky, Viking ..

FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
REMINISCENCES | Two sharks: one real, one fake

REMINISCENCES | Two sharks: one real, one fake

By Bob Iversen

This story has two sharks involved, a real one, an oceanic whitetip (Carcharinus longimanus), sometimes called the shipwreck shark, and which are quite large, and something else masquerading as a shark. Initially there were four participants: me, fellow biologist Eugene Leroy Nakamura, a school of about a hundred aku ..

MEPS WEEK
GEAR | Corvus Energy sets up battery factory in Bellingham, Washington

GEAR | Corvus Energy sets up battery factory in Bellingham, Washington

By Baird Maritime Gear Editor

Battery energy storage systems (BESS) manufacturer Corvus Energy is expanding its US operations by opening a new factory in the state of Washington. The US-based manufacturing facility will be located just north of Seattle in the Port of Bellingham. With an annual capacity of 200 MWh of stored energy capacity, it will ..

MEPS WEEK
NOAA requests proposals for design and construction of new ocean survey ships

NOAA requests proposals for design and construction of new ocean survey ships

By Baird Maritime

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is seeking proposals from US shipbuilders for the design and construction of new ships for the agency. The new vessels will primarily support NOAA’s coastal, continental shelf, and deep ocean data collection requirements. The solicitation opened on Thursday, ..

Work Boat World Offshore Vessel Charters Roundup – May 18, 2022

Work Boat World Offshore Vessel Charters Roundup – May 18, 2022

By Baird Maritime

New charters are underway in support of oil and gas clients in Western Europe and Brazil while windfarm maintenance vessel contracts in Germany and the United States are in the pipeline. Also, an Italian infrastructure company has partnered with an LNG shipping specialist for the eventual deployment of a converted storage ..

Focus on Fishing and Aquaculture

Focus on Fishing and Aquaculture

The global fishing and aquaculture industries continue to benefit from new developments, particularly in the areas of vessel design and construction. For this month’ ..