• NAVAL ARCHITECTURE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Amiral – French Alps lake cruising gets a stylish upgrade with new eco-ferry

    VESSEL REVIEW | Amiral – French Alps lake cruising gets a stylish upgrade with new eco-ferry

  • 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

  • NAVAL ARCHITECTURE WEEK
    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 | Amiral – French Alps lake cruising gets a stylish upgrade with new eco-ferry
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Ob – The world’s most advanced icebreaker sets sail in Russia
  • 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
OFFSHORE WEEK
Introduction | The offshore industry – the slow road to recovery

Introduction | The offshore industry – the slow road to recovery

By Hieronymus Bosch

Since the offshore market was plunged into crisis in late 2014, the industry has battled to survive. Hundreds of thousands have lost their jobs, hundreds of vessels have been laid up, and ships built as recently as 2005 have been scrapped. Industry leaders like Tidewater and Gulfmark have entered Chapter 11 to restructure ..

OFFSHORE WEEK
COLUMN | Rich flags, poor reports… – Part 1 [Offshore Accounts]

COLUMN | Rich flags, poor reports… – Part 1 [Offshore Accounts]

By Hieronymus Bosch

On the First Day of Christmas, my true love (the Ministry of Transport in Singapore) didn’t give to me….one missing accident report into the sinking of the liftboat Teras Lyza. Look on the website for Singaporean Marine Safety Investigation Reports here and you find nothing….not a single publicly available report into ..

FEATURE | Naval operations around the Strait of Homuz intensify

FEATURE | Naval operations around the Strait of Homuz intensify

By Trevor Hollingsbee

Amid simmering regional tensions, multi-national warship activity in and around the Strait of Hormuz continues to intensify. Much media reporting has been poorly researched, and confusing, however, so what, exactly, is going on? This article endeavours to give some clarification. Since July 2019, Washington has been ..

OFFSHORE WEEK
Welcome to Offshore Week!

Welcome to Offshore Week!

By Alex Baird

It’s everything offshore 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 offshore oil and gas industry. OSVs • Exploration • Extraction • Processing • Construction • ..

OFFSHORE WEEK
EDITORIAL | Long-running slump continues for troubled offshore sector

EDITORIAL | Long-running slump continues for troubled offshore sector

By Neil Baird

The past decade has been a tumultuous time for the offshore service vessel (OSV) sector. Prior to that, it experienced a boom decade that resulted in massive over-building of ships combined with inevitably equally massive over-borrowing. Those two factors, in particular, have led to the parlous state the sector now finds ..

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 ..

Welcome to Naval Architecture Week!

Welcome to Naval Architecture Week!

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, ..