• EMERGENCY SERVICES WEEK
    Welcome to Emergency Services Week!

    Welcome to Emergency Services Week!

  • TUG AND SALVAGE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Jared Phillips – Barge assist towboat for Mississippi River sailings

    VESSEL REVIEW | Jared Phillips – Barge assist towboat for Mississippi River sailings

  • MARINE PROJECTS WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Azerbaijan’s newest maintenance dredger to be deployed in Caspian Sea

    VESSEL REVIEW | Azerbaijan’s newest maintenance dredger to be deployed in Caspian Sea

  • COLUMN | Maersk/Noble: Danish retreat from oil and gas raises bigger questions [Offshore Accounts]

    COLUMN | Maersk/Noble: Danish retreat from oil and gas raises bigger questions [Offshore Accounts]

  • TUG AND SALVAGE WEEK
    Welcome to Tug and Salvage Week!

    Welcome to Tug and Salvage Week!

  • Welcome to Emergency Services Week!
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Jared Phillips – Barge assist towboat for Mississippi River sailings
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Azerbaijan’s newest maintenance dredger to be deployed in Caspian Sea
  • COLUMN | Maersk/Noble: Danish retreat from oil and gas raises bigger questions [Offshore Accounts]
  • Welcome to Tug and Salvage Week!
US Navy takes delivery of destroyer Frank E. Petersen Jr.

US Navy takes delivery of destroyer Frank E. Petersen Jr.

By Baird Maritime

The US Navy accepted the delivery of the future USS Frank E. Petersen Jr., a new guided missile destroyer, from Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division on Tuesday, November 30. The future Frank E. Petersen Jr. is an Arleigh Burke-class Flight IIA guided missile destroyer equipped with the ..

Work Boat World Offshore Vessel Charters Roundup – December 3, 2021

Work Boat World Offshore Vessel Charters Roundup – December 3, 2021

By Baird Maritime

This latest string of vessel charter awards covers a broad scope encompassing subsea construction, extraction and storage, and maintenance and inspection works. Activity is picking up mainly in the North Sea and in the Americas. Solstad secures CSV, PSV contracts An undisclosed oil service company has charted the Solstad ..

Barge company ordered to pay over US$15 million in damages caused by 2014 oil spill in Houston Ship Channel

Barge company ordered to pay over US$15 million in damages caused by 2014 oil spill in Houston Ship Channel

By Baird Maritime

Houston, Texas-based shipping company Kirby Inland Marine has agreed to pay US$15.3 million in damages and assessment costs under the Oil Pollution Act to resolve US federal and state claims for injuries to natural resources resulting from an oil spill from one of its barges, after a collision caused by the company. The ..

Tanker master’s fatigue led to collision with oil rig in Gulf of Mexico, NTSB report finds

Tanker master’s fatigue led to collision with oil rig in Gulf of Mexico, NTSB report finds

By Baird Maritime

A tanker operating company’s decision to change masters without a handover period led to a US$72.9 million marine accident, according to a recently issued National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Marine Accident Brief. Marine Accident Brief 21/24 details the NTSB’s investigation of the October 17, 2020, ..

Littoral combat ship Minneapolis-Saint Paul delivered to US Navy

Littoral combat ship Minneapolis-Saint Paul delivered to US Navy

By Baird Maritime

Fincantieri Marinette Marine of Wisconsin has handed over the 11th Freedom-class littoral combat ship (LCS) to be built for the US Navy. The future USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul is the second US Navy ship to honour Minnesota’s famed Twin Cities. Following its commissioning, it will perform anti-surface warfare, ..

EMERGENCY SERVICES WEEK
New water rescue boat delivered to Oregon’s Clackamas Fire

New water rescue boat delivered to Oregon’s Clackamas Fire

By Baird Maritime

The Clackamas Fire District Number 1 of Milwaukie, Oregon, recently took delivery of a new aluminium centre console rescue boat purchased through a state-funded grant. The 21-foot (6.4-metre) boat was built by SJX Jet Boats of Idaho. Its shallow draught enables it to operate in waters as little as two inches (0.05 metres) ..

Welcome to Emergency Services Week!

Welcome to Emergency Services Week!

Having reviewed every imaginable type of emergency services vessel from all over the world for more than forty years, I never cease to be amazed at the endless innovation ..