• VESSEL REVIEW | Bremen, Gelting and Darss – High-performance patrol boat trio for Germany’s General Directorate of Customs

    VESSEL REVIEW | Bremen, Gelting and Darss – High-performance patrol boat trio for Germany’s General Directorate of Customs

  • FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Télémaque – New scallop fisher and trawler for fifth-generation French fisherman

    VESSEL REVIEW | Télémaque – New scallop fisher and trawler for fifth-generation French fisherman

  • TUG & SALVAGE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Kaweka – New Zealand’s Port of Napier unveils third tractor tug

    VESSEL REVIEW | Kaweka – New Zealand’s Port of Napier unveils third tractor tug

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Swedish high-performance interceptor features fully integrated propulsion and electronics

    VESSEL REVIEW | Swedish high-performance interceptor features fully integrated propulsion and electronics

  • 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

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Bremen, Gelting and Darss – High-performance patrol boat trio for Germany’s General Directorate of Customs
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Télémaque – New scallop fisher and trawler for fifth-generation French fisherman
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Kaweka – New Zealand’s Port of Napier unveils third tractor tug
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Swedish high-performance interceptor features fully integrated propulsion and electronics
  • VESSEL REVIEW | E-TWO – Emar Offshore Services welcomes new harbour tug for African operations
HISTORY | The Adams-class guided-missile destroyers and the Royal Australian Navy

HISTORY | The Adams-class guided-missile destroyers and the Royal Australian Navy

By David Shackleton

From its origins in 1901 until the late 1950s, through its deep association with the Royal Navy, the Royal Australian Navy became unmistakably British in outlook, practices and culture. It was a relationship of great value to Australia. That comfortable symbiosis had reached its zenith by 1957, when Prime Minister Robert ..

FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
COLUMN | Who will catch the fish?

COLUMN | Who will catch the fish?

By Alan Haig-Brown

I often find myself joining the cause of fishermen around the world lamenting the lack of consultation by government scientists and bureaucrats with legitimate fishermen. The governing bodies define total allowable catches and negotiate international boundaries or close areas to create marine parks. Sometimes there will be ..

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. ..

EDITORIAL | China leads the way in ferry safety activity

EDITORIAL | China leads the way in ferry safety activity

By Neil Baird

In mid-November I was delighted to be able to represent Interferry, the international association of ferry owners, at the third ASEAN Regional Forum Workshop on Ferry Safety in Guangzhou, China. The workshop was very well organised by the China Maritime Safety Administration in conjunction with its Thai counterpart. This ..

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, ..