• TUG & SALVAGE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | E-TWO – Emar Offshore Services welcomes new harbour tug for African operations

    VESSEL REVIEW | E-TWO – Emar Offshore Services welcomes new harbour tug for African operations

  • TUG & SALVAGE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Multratug 6 – Multraship’s new reverse stern drive tug ahead of the pack for crew comfort, emissions

    VESSEL REVIEW | Multratug 6 – Multraship’s new reverse stern drive tug ahead of the pack for crew comfort, emissions

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Kapena Bob Purdy  – Hawaiian inter-island barge-towing tug

    VESSEL REVIEW | Kapena Bob Purdy – Hawaiian inter-island barge-towing tug

  • PILOTAGE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Pilot 61 – Ice-capable pilot boat for Poland’s Swinoujscie and Szczecin harbours

    VESSEL REVIEW | Pilot 61 – Ice-capable pilot boat for Poland’s Swinoujscie and Szczecin harbours

  • PILOTAGE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Petrel – First of a compact trio of pilot boats for the greater Melbourne area

    VESSEL REVIEW | Petrel – First of a compact trio of pilot boats for the greater Melbourne area

  • VESSEL REVIEW | E-TWO – Emar Offshore Services welcomes new harbour tug for African operations
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Multratug 6 – Multraship’s new reverse stern drive tug ahead of the pack for crew comfort, emissions
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Kapena Bob Purdy  – Hawaiian inter-island barge-towing tug
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Pilot 61 – Ice-capable pilot boat for Poland’s Swinoujscie and Szczecin harbours
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Petrel – First of a compact trio of pilot boats for the greater Melbourne area
First low-sulphur BAF reference price published by Drewry

First low-sulphur BAF reference price published by Drewry

By Super User

As part of a series of initiatives aimed at bringing greater transparency to fuel costs resulting from the new IMO 2020 low-sulphur regulation, Drewry has announced the publication of its first low-sulphur reference bunker index tracker. According to Drewry, both shippers and forwarders have expressed confusion and concern ..

COLUMN | Dangerous waters [Grey Power]

COLUMN | Dangerous waters [Grey Power]

By Michael Grey

Piracy is a scourge that just will not go away, with the Gulf of Guinea now replacing the coast of Somalia as a “hotspot” that is frightening seafarers tasked with voyages to West Africa. It is a different sort of piracy, but no less nasty, with the criminals seizing crewmembers for ransom, rather than capturing the ..

REMINISCENCES | Homeward bound

REMINISCENCES | Homeward bound

By Michael Grey

You get the impression, talking to contemporary seafarers, that their voyages never actually end. I’m not suggesting that they are like the Flying Dutchman, doomed to circumnavigate the world for ever, but rather that they get on and off their ships at the conclusion of their tours of duty, wherever the ship might be, ..

COLUMN | Time for port service providers to start talking? [Tug Times]

COLUMN | Time for port service providers to start talking? [Tug Times]

By Alan Loynd

Recently there seem to have been more and more cases of ships hitting jetties, often damaging expensive shoreside infrastructure and always hurting themselves in the process. But is this really true? Accidents in port might receive more coverage simply because there is almost always somebody nearby with a mobile telephone. ..

FEATURE | Dry bulk freight rates down from multi-year highs as the market fundamentals make themselves felt

FEATURE | Dry bulk freight rates down from multi-year highs as the market fundamentals make themselves felt

By BIMCO

The fundamental balance in the dry bulk shipping market has worsened in 2019 with supply growth outstripping demand, according to BIMCO, which expects that this will continue into 2020. Demand drivers and freight rates After peaking in September, the fundamentals of the market have begun to drag on freight rates – ..

HISTORY | Australian shipping – the early days

HISTORY | Australian shipping – the early days

By Kent Stewart

One winter’s night in 1889 the sleek new P&O mail steamer, Britannia was making her way up the east coast of Australia at a very respectable 15 knots when the mate on the night watch called the Captain to the bridge. “We’re being overtaken by a sailing ship, sir. I can make out her running lights but I can’t ..

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, ..