• 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

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Sikira Legend – Combined event vessel/ferry for West Africa is a Sierra Leone first

    VESSEL REVIEW | Sikira Legend – Combined event vessel/ferry for West Africa is a Sierra Leone first

  • BAIRD MARITIME AWARDS
    Baird Maritime “Best of 2019” Awards

    Baird Maritime “Best of 2019” Awards

  • NAVAL ARCHITECTURE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Ferry Del Chaco – Unusual, shallow-draught Ro-Pax for Paraguay’s river network

    VESSEL REVIEW | Ferry Del Chaco – Unusual, shallow-draught Ro-Pax for Paraguay’s river network

  • NAVAL ARCHITECTURE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Zanzibar 1 – First of high-speed ferry pair brings efficiency and comfort to Tanzania

    VESSEL REVIEW | Zanzibar 1 – First of high-speed ferry pair brings efficiency and comfort to Tanzania

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Gang Qin No 501 – New ASD tug for Kaohsiung, Taiwan, from Malaysian Borneo
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Sikira Legend – Combined event vessel/ferry for West Africa is a Sierra Leone first
  • Baird Maritime “Best of 2019” Awards
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Ferry Del Chaco – Unusual, shallow-draught Ro-Pax for Paraguay’s river network
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Zanzibar 1 – First of high-speed ferry pair brings efficiency and comfort to Tanzania
Major rebuild for Sardinian timber tourist boat

Major rebuild for Sardinian timber tourist boat

By Gabriele Zambianchi

The wooden sightseeing vessel Uragano I arrived in Cesenatico, Italy, on October 20, 2019, after a 1,000-nautical-mile trip from Santa Teresa Gallura in Sardinia four days before. It is currently being rebuilt and updated, and the main works will include the complete renovation of the superstructure. All the components of ..

Hong Kong Customs craft in fatal collision with suspected smuggling vessel

Hong Kong Customs craft in fatal collision with suspected smuggling vessel

By Trevor Hollingsbee

Three officers of the Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department (HKCE) were killed on the night of January 21, when their patrol craft collided with a suspected smuggling vessel in waters near Hong Kong International Airport. Two officers survived, and were rescued by police vessels, and a fireboat. According to local ..

COLUMN | Another one bites the dust: McDermott in Chapter Eleven [Offshore Accounts]

COLUMN | Another one bites the dust: McDermott in Chapter Eleven [Offshore Accounts]

By Hieronymus Bosch

You can’t say you weren’t warned (here). The mirror on the wall of the Baird offices was right. On January 21 McDermott International filed for Chapter Eleven bankruptcy protection in the one of the biggest bankruptcy restructurings in the history of the offshore industry, even bigger than the asbestos related ..

COLUMN | Life’s complicated, and so is Pacific Radiance and Allianz’s deal [Offshore Accounts]

COLUMN | Life’s complicated, and so is Pacific Radiance and Allianz’s deal [Offshore Accounts]

By Hieronymus Bosch

The Pacific Radiance/Allianz deal has been going on for nearly five months now, since the troubled Singapore-based offshore player announced on Thursday, August 22, that it was in “advanced discussions” with debt funders for at least US$180 million of fresh loans, which it would use to pay off its bank debt in full, and ..

FEATURE | Philippine Navy deploys to Middle East waters

FEATURE | Philippine Navy deploys to Middle East waters

By Trevor Hollingsbee

January 14, 2020 saw the commencement of a rare long-range deployment by warships of the Philippine Navy (PN), when the patrol ship (former US Coast Guard Hamilton-class cutter) Ramon Alcaraz, and the Indonesian-built landing platform dock Davao el Sur, together set sail for the conflict-plagued Middle East. The mission of ..

BAIRD MARITIME AWARDS
AWARDS 2019 | Best Super Yacht Support Vessel – Hodor – Incat Crowther

AWARDS 2019 | Best Super Yacht Support Vessel – Hodor – Incat Crowther

By Baird Maritime

Best Super Yacht Support Vessel – Hodor – Incat Crowther The multi-national combination of Australia’s Incat Crowther and Spain’s Astilleros Armon has produced the amazing Hodor, one of the new breed of shadow vessels which every self-respecting owner of a super yacht must have. Designed to carry the requisite ..

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 ..