• PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Buccoo Reef – Trinidad and Tobago’s newest large Ro-Pax boasts 45 knots top speed

    VESSEL REVIEW | Buccoo Reef – Trinidad and Tobago’s newest large Ro-Pax boasts 45 knots top speed

  • PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Enetai – Fast and stable 255-pax catamaran for Kitsap Transit’s Seattle-to-Kingston service

    VESSEL REVIEW | Enetai – Fast and stable 255-pax catamaran for Kitsap Transit’s Seattle-to-Kingston service

  • PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
    FEATURE | Filipino shipbuilder embarks on wave-powered trimaran ferry project

    FEATURE | Filipino shipbuilder embarks on wave-powered trimaran ferry project

  • PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Santa Brigida – Locally-built 72-metre ferry for Philippines’ Montenegro Lines

    VESSEL REVIEW | Santa Brigida – Locally-built 72-metre ferry for Philippines’ Montenegro Lines

  • PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Gin Tonic – Electric-powered, eight-metre tour boat for River Seine

    VESSEL REVIEW | Gin Tonic – Electric-powered, eight-metre tour boat for River Seine

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Buccoo Reef – Trinidad and Tobago’s newest large Ro-Pax boasts 45 knots top speed
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Enetai – Fast and stable 255-pax catamaran for Kitsap Transit’s Seattle-to-Kingston service
  • FEATURE | Filipino shipbuilder embarks on wave-powered trimaran ferry project
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Santa Brigida – Locally-built 72-metre ferry for Philippines’ Montenegro Lines
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Gin Tonic – Electric-powered, eight-metre tour boat for River Seine
PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
FEATURE | Filipino shipbuilder embarks on wave-powered trimaran ferry project

FEATURE | Filipino shipbuilder embarks on wave-powered trimaran ferry project

By Baird Maritime

A new technology demonstrator vessel that promises low-emission sailings with the help of ocean waves is currently being built at a shipyard in the Philippine province of Aklan. Under a PHP76 million (US$1.59 million) project funded by the country’s government through the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), ..

BOOK REVIEW | Supercargo Operations – An Introduction

BOOK REVIEW | Supercargo Operations – An Introduction

By Neil Baird

Mike Wall is unstoppable. A former marine engineer, he has practiced as a marine surveyor and marine educationalist for more than 40 years, most recently from his “retirement” home in Thailand. He has written nearly a dozen books and dozens of training modules and articles on marine superintendency, ship surveying, ..

COLUMN | More mistakes? Velesto, Shearwater, PXGEO and Polarcus, P&O Maritime Logistics, Bourbon Oceanteam and Boskalis, and James Fisher Subtech [Offshore Accounts]

COLUMN | More mistakes? Velesto, Shearwater, PXGEO and Polarcus, P&O Maritime Logistics, Bourbon Oceanteam and Boskalis, and James Fisher Subtech [Offshore Accounts]

By Hieronymus Bosch

Last week we looked at mistakes – mistakes from lenders in Singapore to Swiber and KrisEnergy (here), and a terrible error of judgement that led to the capsizing and sinking of the liftboat Seacor Power with the the loss of thirteen lives in the Gulf of Mexico last month (here). Further developments in Seacor Power ..

COLUMN | Are we having fun yet? [Tug Times]

COLUMN | Are we having fun yet? [Tug Times]

By Alan Loynd

An excellent video popped up on social media recently, showing a tug using indirect towing to assist a ship along a channel. The tug’s master was carefully controlling the heel angle, but for a time it was fairly obvious they were pushing the limits to see how much heel they could generate. They held the tug with more ..

PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
Welcome to Passenger Vessel Week!

Welcome to Passenger Vessel Week!

By Neil Baird

The passenger vessel sector, in most of its iterations, seems to be making steady progress. After a long quiet period of at least fifteen years until about 2018, things have lifted and increasing numbers of ferries, cruise ships, and tourist boats are being ordered and delivered globally. These new ships and boats are being ..

Who’s Who: Maritime Movements for March/April 2021

Who’s Who: Maritime Movements for March/April 2021

By Baird Maritime

WORK BOAT WORLD: Crowley Maritime Corporation has promoted senior executive Dan Warner to the position of Chief Financial Officer. Warner will oversee Crowley’s treasury, tax, controllership, procurement, internal audit, and financial planning and analysis functions. He is based in Jacksonville, Florida, and reports to ..

Welcome to Passenger Vessel Week!

Welcome to Passenger Vessel Week!

The passenger vessel sector, in most of its iterations, seems to be making steady progress. After a long quiet period of at least fifteen years until about 2018, things h ..