• REMINISCENCES | Reading the draught

    REMINISCENCES | Reading the draught

  • COLUMN | Devising a strategy for future fuels? [Grey Power]

    COLUMN | Devising a strategy for future fuels? [Grey Power]

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Gang Qin No 501 – New ASD tug for Kaohsiung, Taiwan, from Malaysian Borneo

    VESSEL REVIEW | Gang Qin No 501 – New ASD tug for Kaohsiung, Taiwan, from Malaysian Borneo

  • NAVAL ARCHITECTURE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Primrose XXVI – Cross-river Ro-Pax ferry for Malaysian Borneo

    VESSEL REVIEW | Primrose XXVI – Cross-river Ro-Pax ferry for Malaysian Borneo

  • NAVAL ARCHITECTURE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Ob – The world’s most advanced icebreaker sets sail in Russia

    VESSEL REVIEW | Ob – The world’s most advanced icebreaker sets sail in Russia

  • REMINISCENCES | Reading the draught
  • COLUMN | Devising a strategy for future fuels? [Grey Power]
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Gang Qin No 501 – New ASD tug for Kaohsiung, Taiwan, from Malaysian Borneo
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Primrose XXVI – Cross-river Ro-Pax ferry for Malaysian Borneo
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Ob – The world’s most advanced icebreaker sets sail in Russia
COLUMN | Devising a strategy for future fuels? [Grey Power]

COLUMN | Devising a strategy for future fuels? [Grey Power]

By Michael Grey

What on earth are people going to be pouring into their diesel engines to support combustion, when the last oil well is capped and hydrocarbons are finally prohibited? It is all very interesting to consider learned papers about “all-electric” ships and wonderful advances in batteries, but realism suggests that the big ..

BOOK REVIEW | Churchill’s Phoney War – A Study in Folly and Frustration

BOOK REVIEW | Churchill’s Phoney War – A Study in Folly and Frustration

By Neil Baird

For most of the 1930s, Winston Churchill was an intensely frustrated man. He clearly saw the perils inherent in the rise of Hitler and Mussolini and was very wary of Stalin. He found it difficult to understand why, effectively, he was seemingly the “only one in-step”. While, as the author makes clear, Churchill made ..

COLUMN | Anxiety and the bunker barge [Grey Power]

COLUMN | Anxiety and the bunker barge [Grey Power]

By Michael Grey

We have a new decade, with the 21st century’s teenage years consigned to the history books and a new regime governing the supply and use of marine fuels. It hasn’t exactly crept up on the industry: for months on end there have been warnings about the great leap into the low-sulphur future programmed for the dawn of a ..

BAIRD MARITIME AWARDS
Baird Maritime “Best of 2019” Awards

Baird Maritime “Best of 2019” Awards

By Alex Baird

Welcome to the Baird Maritime “Best of 2019” awards. When it came to deciding the winners for 2019, we again turned to the blueprint originally devised seven years ago. With only minor tweaks and improvements, the judging criteria have largely remained unchanged. For the best marine equipment suppliers, market ..

COLUMN | New year predictions – the future of the salvage industry [Tug Times]

COLUMN | New year predictions – the future of the salvage industry [Tug Times]

By Alan Loynd

Stephen Fry wrote that, “if a columnist has a single solemn duty, it is to make predictions for the New Year.” Well, I am sorry Mr. Fry, but I am well aware of the pitfalls and have no intention of trying to reverse my abysmal record of failing to predict absolutely everything. This year, I have decided to adopt the ..

COLUMN | Something fishy at James Fisher? [Offshore Accounts]

COLUMN | Something fishy at James Fisher? [Offshore Accounts]

By Hieronymus Bosch

James Fisher and Sons is one of the few great British successes in the maritime industry, with a market capitalisation of over one billion pounds (US$1.3 billion) at the time of writing, bigger than any offshore support vessel owner in the world. The company has a long and storied history, being founded by James Fisher, who ..

Baird Maritime “Best of 2019” Awards

Baird Maritime “Best of 2019” Awards

Welcome to the Baird Maritime “Best of 2019” awards. When it came to deciding the winners for 2019, we again turned to the blueprint originally devised seven ..