• MEPS WEEK
    Welcome to Marine Engines & Propulsion Systems (MEPS) Week

    Welcome to Marine Engines & Propulsion Systems (MEPS) Week

  • Two Schottel-driven ferries for BC Ferries

    Two Schottel-driven ferries for BC Ferries

  • Koden releases new IMO GPS compass

    Koden releases new IMO GPS compass

  • Hamiltonjet secures multi-year project with Taiwanese Coast Guard

    Hamiltonjet secures multi-year project with Taiwanese Coast Guard

  • GEAR | Volvo Penta D13-400s provide fuel savings and reliability

    GEAR | Volvo Penta D13-400s provide fuel savings and reliability

  • Welcome to Marine Engines & Propulsion Systems (MEPS) Week
  • Two Schottel-driven ferries for BC Ferries
  • Koden releases new IMO GPS compass
  • Hamiltonjet secures multi-year project with Taiwanese Coast Guard
  • GEAR | Volvo Penta D13-400s provide fuel savings and reliability
TUG & SALVAGE WEEK
FEATURE | Innovation drives rapidly evolving tug and salvage industries

FEATURE | Innovation drives rapidly evolving tug and salvage industries

By John McCready

To state that the tug and salvage sector has entered a period of great and rapid change is a statement of the blindingly obvious. Nevertheless, it is worth saying if only to underline the fact that everything is potentially up for grabs. In what has in the past been a rather conservative industry, old certainties are being ..

TUG & SALVAGE WEEK
EDITORIAL | Ever-strong tug and salvage sector continues to innovate

EDITORIAL | Ever-strong tug and salvage sector continues to innovate

By Neil Baird

Despite the financial and geopolitical turmoil of the past decade, the tug and salvage sector has steamed on relentlessly. New, innovative and ever more powerful and easily operated tugs are delivered seemingly weekly. In this era of rumoured orders for 23,000- or even 25,000TEU container ships, the need for ever more ..

MEPS WEEK
GEAR | Cummins to power upcoming Turkey/Norway diesel-electric-battery ferry

GEAR | Cummins to power upcoming Turkey/Norway diesel-electric-battery ferry

By Baird Maritime Gear Editor

With a rugged coastline and many fjords to cross, Norway has become a world leader in progressive ferry design. Turkey, with a skilled work force and broad marine experience has become a leader in ferry construction. Put the two together and you have the teamwork that results in the Basto series of Ro-Ro ferries. The latest ..

MEPS WEEK
EDITORIAL | Hasten slowly with electric ferries

EDITORIAL | Hasten slowly with electric ferries

By Neil Baird

Very commendably, last month’s excellent Interferry 2019 Conference in London featured a session on “The Drive Toward Zero Emission Ferries”. I recall remarking to my neighbour that the electric propulsion being promoted in that session was all very well for countries such as Norway, Sweden, Finland, Canada, Tasmania ..

MEPS WEEK
GEAR | Schottel propulsion for new service operation vessel

GEAR | Schottel propulsion for new service operation vessel

By Baird Maritime

The newly built service operation vessel (SOV) Bibby WaveMaster Horizon is equipped with propulsion units from Schottel. Ordered by the British company Bibby Marine Services and built at Damen Shipyards Galati, the vessel is driven by three rudder propellers and two bow thrusters from the German propulsion expert. The new ..

MEPS WEEK
Interferry conference highlights zero-emissions quest

Interferry conference highlights zero-emissions quest

By Baird Maritime

Acknowledging the need to be a leader in the transition to a lower carbon future and eventually net zero emissions, global trade association Interferry convened its 44th annual conference on the theme of innovation, exploring the potential to transform every aspect of the ferry industry. The drive towards zero-emission ..

Welcome to Tug and Salvage Week!

Welcome to Tug and Salvage Week!

It’s everything tug and salvage this week and next at BairdMaritime.com as we visit all four corners of the globe to bring you the latest news, vessel reviews, ..