When dealing with capital projects, we have seen the navies of the world modernising their capital ships and their ability to project power. While there is little doubt that that kind of sea power is becoming increasingly important in terms of protecting national interests, trade routes and alliances, there is a question ..
Do you work for McDermott International Inc.? If so, you probably haven’t seen a pay rise in many years. You will have seen many hard working and honest colleagues laid off for the offshore construction company. What you are about to read may make you very angry. Are you a supplier for McDermott, wondering why your ..
There is no doubt that the maintenance of maritime security is being given increased priority by many governments. Disputed maritime boundaries, rampant narcotics smuggling, and large-scale irregular migration are among the catalysts for the expansion of paramilitary maritime forces, operating offshore, middle water, and ..
It seems as though there has been a continuous boom in the maritime security sector ever since the New York Twin Towers terrorist attacks in September 2001. While it was an aviation act, it certainly had the very pronounced effect of awakening the world to the reality of how vulnerable it is to terrorism ..
It’s everything maritime security 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 the global maritime security sectors. Assault Craft • Interceptors • Patrol • Police • Coast ..
“Nobody fits an open loop scrubber on their ship to clean the environment”. These are the words of legendary US based Norwegian ship financier, Morten Arntzen. Morten Arntzen is probably one of the most experienced and knowledgeable people in world shipping. This cynical statement could almost be followed by, “It’s ..
Spliethoff Group has placed an order for two DP2 crane vessels in a series with China’s Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding. The vessels will be used for both heavy lift ..
US Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted three Mexican lancha boat crews that were illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas on the ..