• 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
FISHING/AQUACULTURE WORLD
GEAR | More than a lobster boat

GEAR | More than a lobster boat

By Baird Maritime Gear Editor

Bass Marine’s Poppa G has all the features and appearance of the typical, albeit large, lobster boat but was designed, built, and equipped for more than lobster fishing. The 26.5-metre-long, 6.8-metre-wide boat also has the versatility to undertake offshore support work including crew/supply vessel operations; charter ..

FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
GEAR | Holdfast demonstrates big boat benefits

GEAR | Holdfast demonstrates big boat benefits

By Baird Maritime Gear Editor

With tanks for 208 baskets (6.2 tonnes) of lobster, Holdfast was the largest capacity high-speed lobster boat in Australia when it was launched in early 2018. Nearly two years later, that title has passed to Poppa G – also a product of Western Australian boatbuilder Dongara Marine – but the Cockman family and crew ..

FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
GEAR | Norwegian fishing industry chooses Schottel

GEAR | Norwegian fishing industry chooses Schottel

By Baird Maritime Gear Editor

Schottel has again been awarded orders in the Norwegian fishery segment. The world’s largest live fish carrier (LFC) as well as a 67-metre state-of-the-art longliner will feature thrusters from the German company. Both vessels are under construction in Turkey and will be delivered to Norwegian owners. Sefine Shipyard in ..

FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
EDITORIAL | The world fishing boat market revives slowly

EDITORIAL | The world fishing boat market revives slowly

By Neil Baird

After a long hiatus, the global fishing boat market seems to be slowly awakening. Decades of ever tightening restrictions on fishing activity, particularly in developed countries, have taken a severe toll among fishermen, fishing towns, fishing boats and all who depend upon them. Obviously, in many regions there was ..

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 ..

Welcome to Fishing and Aquaculture Week!

Welcome to Fishing and Aquaculture Week!

It’s everything commercial fishing and aquaculture this week and next at BairdMaritime.com as we visit all four corners of the globe to bring you the latest news, ..