Without naval architects the world’s ships and boats would be less safe, less economical, more expensive, more polluting and uglier. Naval architects are an essential component of the wider global maritime industry. Of course, as with all professions, naval architects have occasionally failed but, overall, they contribute ..
Australia’s Northern Territory’s selling points are iconic – Barramundi, crocodiles, sunsets, a laid-back attitude and plenty of fish to be caught from coastal fishing lodges, to billabongs, rivers and reefs. Bringing customers safely up close with this natural beauty involves a fair amount of safety planning. The ..
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle features the short story Silver Blaze, about the disappearance of a famous racehorse of that name, and the murder of the horse’s trainer. The British detective solves the mystery because he recognises that no one he spoke to during his investigation remarked that ..
WORK BOAT WORLD: ST Engineering North America has named Robert (Bob) L. Merchent President and CEO of VT Halter Marine. Merchent joins Halter Marine with extensive ship building and major program management experience. Much of his career was spent at Ingalls Shipbuilding, where he advanced through multiple positions of ..
While it may be inappropriate to say so in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, tourism remains one of the world’s largest and most important industries. In many places and many countries it is, indeed, the most important. No doubt, once we have conquered Covid, tourism will resume its rightful place in the economic ..
As the Covid-19 pandemic spread around the world last winter, cruise ships served as petri dishes for the new virus. Despite being hailed as a “great and important industry” by President Trump, cruise lines’ role in the pandemic has led to new calls to address their other detrimental impacts – including their ..
Without naval architects the world’s ships and boats would be less safe, less economical, more expensive, more polluting and uglier. Naval architects are an essential ..
Japan Marine United (JMU) handed over a new bulk carrier to Germany’s Oldendorff Carriers on Monday, July 6. The 209,000DWT Friedrich Oldendorff has an LOA of ..
Chartwell Marine has been awarded a contract to design and deliver a new hybrid crewboat for High Speed Transfers. The catamaran vessel, which will provide dedicated ..