• 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

  • 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 | 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
  • 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
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 ..

NAVAL ARCHITECTURE WEEK
EDITORIAL | Naval architecture, a fast developing art and science

EDITORIAL | Naval architecture, a fast developing art and science

By Neil Baird

Naval architecture is arguably one of the world’s oldest professions. There is ample evidence of it existing for more than five millennia! And, like many other professions, even, perhaps, the oldest, it has always combined the best of science and art. As the maritime world transformed from sails and galley slaves through ..

NAVAL ARCHITECTURE WEEK
Welcome to Naval Architecture Week!

Welcome to Naval Architecture Week!

By Alex Baird

It’s everything naval architecture this week and next at BairdMaritime.com as we visit all four corners of the globe to bring you the latest news, vessel reviews, features and opinion pieces covering all aspects of maritime design. Design • Testing • Analysis • Software • Engineering Remember to come back ..

First low-sulphur BAF reference price published by Drewry

First low-sulphur BAF reference price published by Drewry

By Baird Maritime

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 ..

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 ..