• PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
    Welcome to Passenger Vessel Week!

    Welcome to Passenger Vessel Week!

  • COLUMN | It’s happening all over again: Oil price crash hits Tullow, Premier, Cairn hard – Part 2 [Offshore Accounts]

    COLUMN | It’s happening all over again: Oil price crash hits Tullow, Premier, Cairn hard – Part 2 [Offshore Accounts]

  • FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
    Welcome to Fishing and Aquaculture Week!

    Welcome to Fishing and Aquaculture Week!

  • BAIRD MARITIME AWARDS
    Baird Maritime “Best of 2019” Awards

    Baird Maritime “Best of 2019” Awards

  • NAVAL ARCHITECTURE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Shearwater – Advanced 22-metre catamaran research vessel for North Carolina

    VESSEL REVIEW | Shearwater – Advanced 22-metre catamaran research vessel for North Carolina

  • Welcome to Passenger Vessel Week!
  • COLUMN | It’s happening all over again: Oil price crash hits Tullow, Premier, Cairn hard – Part 2 [Offshore Accounts]
  • Welcome to Fishing and Aquaculture Week!
  • Baird Maritime “Best of 2019” Awards
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Shearwater – Advanced 22-metre catamaran research vessel for North Carolina
BOOK REVIEW | Dorwart’s History of the Office of Naval Intelligence 1865 – 1945

BOOK REVIEW | Dorwart’s History of the Office of Naval Intelligence 1865 – 1945

By Neil Baird

The United States’ Office of Naval Intelligence, while founded with the best of intentions, became an enormous and sometimes unwieldy beast over the eight decades studied here. There is no doubt that the ONI achieved a great deal but it also become a stark example of both “bureau creep” and bureaucratic over-reach. As ..

New York’s South Ferry christens newest vessel

New York’s South Ferry christens newest vessel

By Baird Maritime

South Ferry Company of Shelter Island, New York, has christened its newest Ro-Pax vessel, the recently completed Southern Cross. The DeJong and Lebet-designed 30- by 12-metre newbuild will be the fifth vessel to join the South Ferry fleet following delivery by Blount Boats of Warren, Rhode Island. It will operate alongside ..

Viking Cruises to begin serving Mississippi River itineraries in 2022

Viking Cruises to begin serving Mississippi River itineraries in 2022

By Baird Maritime

Viking Cruises will further expand its services through new cruise itineraries on the Mississippi River beginning in 2022, the company confirmed on Monday, March 30. Viking’s first custom vessel, Viking Mississippi, will debut in August of that year and will sail on voyages on the Lower and Upper Mississippi, between ..

Louisiana to get US$155 million funds for coastal restoration works

Louisiana to get US$155 million funds for coastal restoration works

By Baird Maritime

The US Department of the Interior is set to award the state of Louisiana US$155.7 million in funding to finance various coastal restoration efforts. The state government will administer US$124.57 million and the remaining amount will be administered by 19 parishes. Representative Clay Higgins of Louisiana’s Third ..

COLUMN | The ubiquitous marine surveyor [The Wet Detective]

COLUMN | The ubiquitous marine surveyor [The Wet Detective]

By Mike Wall

Some twenty years ago it was suggested to the UK Government that marine surveying should be a recognised profession and that they should help fund apprenticeships. A meeting was held in London where all stakeholders attended. It was clear that the government representatives had no idea what a marine surveyor is. Their ..

OPINION | Light at the end of the coronavirus tunnel for ferry industry

OPINION | Light at the end of the coronavirus tunnel for ferry industry

By Mike Corrigan

The entire ferry world, and the world in general, has been tossed upside down. To say these are unprecedented times is an understatement. We went from not having much information about COVID-19 to it now casting a spell over all our lives, economies and health care systems to an extent that seemed unimaginable – except ..

Welcome to Passenger Vessel Week!

Welcome to Passenger Vessel Week!

In these justifiably virus-obsessed days, it is hard to focus on the travel, tourism and entertainment that passenger vessels largely represent. However, we have to ..