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    VESSEL REVIEW | US Navy’s newest interception and boarding craft feature amphibious self-deployment capability

    VESSEL REVIEW | US Navy’s newest interception and boarding craft feature amphibious self-deployment capability

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    VESSEL REVIEW | Bustelo Pavon & Perez Verdu – New training vessels delivered to Spanish Navy

    VESSEL REVIEW | Bustelo Pavon & Perez Verdu – New training vessels delivered to Spanish Navy

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    VESSEL REVIEW | Q Ocean Service & Q-LNG 4000 – First US-flagged offshore LNG bunkering ATB to serve southeastern coastal clients

    VESSEL REVIEW | Q Ocean Service & Q-LNG 4000 – First US-flagged offshore LNG bunkering ATB to serve southeastern coastal clients

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    VESSEL REVIEW | Vermont State Police adds durable, versatile newbuilds to response boat fleet

    VESSEL REVIEW | Vermont State Police adds durable, versatile newbuilds to response boat fleet

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    VESSEL REVIEW | Offshore-capable RIBs for Asian naval operator

    VESSEL REVIEW | Offshore-capable RIBs for Asian naval operator

  • VESSEL REVIEW | US Navy’s newest interception and boarding craft feature amphibious self-deployment capability
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Bustelo Pavon & Perez Verdu – New training vessels delivered to Spanish Navy
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Q Ocean Service & Q-LNG 4000 – First US-flagged offshore LNG bunkering ATB to serve southeastern coastal clients
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Vermont State Police adds durable, versatile newbuilds to response boat fleet
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Offshore-capable RIBs for Asian naval operator
Work Boat World Offshore Projects Roundup – May 14, 2021

Work Boat World Offshore Projects Roundup – May 14, 2021

By Baird Maritime

The latest string of recently awarded and ongoing projects in the offshore sector covers mostly activities in support of wind farm installation. For the moment, the activity is concentrated in Europe and in the Far East. Meanwhile, in the oil and gas segment, new projects are in the pipeline offshore Australia and ..

MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
BOOK REVIEW | U-Boat Commander Oskar Kusch: Anatomy of a Nazi-Era Betrayal and Judicial Murder

BOOK REVIEW | U-Boat Commander Oskar Kusch: Anatomy of a Nazi-Era Betrayal and Judicial Murder

By Neil Baird

This is a fascinating, thought-provoking, and well-written book. Containing elements of psychology, history, law, naval tradition and humanity, it is an excellent illustration of how totalitarian states ultimately consume themselves. Oskar Kusch was a bright, adventurous, decent and principled upper-middle class boy who was ..

MEPS WEEK
GEAR | Veth Propulsion identifies opportunities in Pacific maritime market

GEAR | Veth Propulsion identifies opportunities in Pacific maritime market

By Baird Maritime Gear Editor

Twin Disc Group subsidiary Veth Propulsion recently unveiled plans to explore further opportunities in maritime markets in the Pacific region. The company said it hopes to increase its share in these markets through enhancing collaboration with local designers and shipbuilders in delivering vessels that can operate ..

COLUMN | Holland (and Belgium)’s glory: how the low countries are winning in offshore wind [Offshore Accounts]

COLUMN | Holland (and Belgium)’s glory: how the low countries are winning in offshore wind [Offshore Accounts]

By Hieronymus Bosch

Holland’s Glorie is a novel published in 1940 by the Dutch writer Jan de Hartog. The novel glorified the life of the pre-war salvage master. In English, it was published as Captain Jan (here). It was the literary sensation of the 1940s, selling hundreds of thousands of copies, and it is the foundation on which the glamour ..

MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
Welcome to Maritime Security Week!

Welcome to Maritime Security Week!

By Neil Baird

The requirement for maritime security, or patrol, search and rescue, vessels seems to grow inexorably. Who would have thought that the global boom that commenced in response to the 9/11 Saudi terrorist attacks on New York would continue for twenty years? Of course, it was not just terrorists who drove the boom. Piracy also ..

MEPS WEEK
Welcome to Marine Engines and Propulsion Systems Week!

Welcome to Marine Engines and Propulsion Systems Week!

By Neil Baird

The global warming/climate change scare is certainly having a very significant effect on the overall maritime market and not least with respect to marine engines and propulsion systems. Even without the scare, it was becoming obvious to all thinking mariners that the world needs to care for our environment much, much ..

Welcome to Maritime Security Week!

Welcome to Maritime Security Week!

The requirement for maritime security, or patrol, search and rescue, vessels seems to grow inexorably. Who would have thought that the global boom that commenced in respo ..