• OFFSHORE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | CWind Pesanach – Fast, versatile crewboat for Taiwanese waters

    VESSEL REVIEW | CWind Pesanach – Fast, versatile crewboat for Taiwanese waters

  • PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
    VESSEL REFIT | National Geographic Islander II – Rebuilt Galapagos Islands cruise ship for Lindblad Expeditions

    VESSEL REFIT | National Geographic Islander II – Rebuilt Galapagos Islands cruise ship for Lindblad Expeditions

  • OFFSHORE WEEK
    FEATURE | New Australian project develops technology for converting wave energy into electrical energy

    FEATURE | New Australian project develops technology for converting wave energy into electrical energy

  • PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Ika Rere – Electric catamaran enters service with New Zealand commuter ferry company

    VESSEL REVIEW | Ika Rere – Electric catamaran enters service with New Zealand commuter ferry company

  • OFFSHORE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Edda Breeze – Edda Wind hydrogen-ready, walk-to-work vessel that can house 120 personnel

    VESSEL REVIEW | Edda Breeze – Edda Wind hydrogen-ready, walk-to-work vessel that can house 120 personnel

  • VESSEL REVIEW | CWind Pesanach – Fast, versatile crewboat for Taiwanese waters
  • VESSEL REFIT | National Geographic Islander II – Rebuilt Galapagos Islands cruise ship for Lindblad Expeditions
  • FEATURE | New Australian project develops technology for converting wave energy into electrical energy
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Ika Rere – Electric catamaran enters service with New Zealand commuter ferry company
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Edda Breeze – Edda Wind hydrogen-ready, walk-to-work vessel that can house 120 personnel
OFFSHORE WEEK
FEATURE | New Australian project develops technology for converting wave energy into electrical energy

FEATURE | New Australian project develops technology for converting wave energy into electrical energy

By Baird Maritime

An Australian technology company has embarked on a project that seeks to use ocean waves to generate electricity for consumption by the general public. Developed by Melbourne-based Wave Swell Energy (WSE), the UniWave200 demonstrator device consists of a cement structure that is anchored to the seabed and is fitted with a ..

OFFSHORE WEEK
COLUMN | Ocean Infinity: Waiting for Godot, for newbuildings and for published accounts? [Offshore Accounts]

COLUMN | Ocean Infinity: Waiting for Godot, for newbuildings and for published accounts? [Offshore Accounts]

By Hieronymus Bosch

Waiting for Godot is a stage play where (Spoiler alert!) very little actually happens. Two tramps named Vladimir and Estragon meet beside a tree. They are waiting for a character called Godot. They meet a couple of minor characters. They talk. They wait. They talk some more. A boy arrives to tell them that Godot won’t be ..

PASSENGER VESSEL WEEK
Focus on Passenger Vessels

Focus on Passenger Vessels

By Baird Maritime

Interestingly, electric-powered vessels figure prominently in this month’s focus on the passenger vessel sector, indicating operators’ growing preference for low-emission propulsion systems. These vessels include ferries and tour boats in service in Western Europe, India, and New Zealand. Ferries • Ro-Pax • ..

OFFSHORE WEEK
Focus on Offshore Oil, Gas and Renewables Operations

Focus on Offshore Oil, Gas and Renewables Operations

By Baird Maritime

This month’s focus on the offshore sector includes reviews of vessels in the extraction and maintenance sectors. A new diamond mining vessel begins operations in Namibia as China places a large-capacity jackup drilling rig into service in home waters. Maintenance support newbuilds meanwhile include a Chinese platform ..

MARINE PROJECTS WEEK
FEATURE | Floating, flood-proof city that can house 12,000 people to be built off Busan, South Korea

FEATURE | Floating, flood-proof city that can house 12,000 people to be built off Busan, South Korea

By Baird Maritime

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), the Busan Metropolitan City of the Republic of Korea, and New York-based technology company OCEANIX recently unveiled the design of what UN-Habitat claims is the world’s first prototype sustainable floating city. The OCEANIX Busan floating pontoon city project ..

MARITIME SECURITY WEEK
OPINION | Australia must do more to secure the cables that connect the Indo-Pacific

OPINION | Australia must do more to secure the cables that connect the Indo-Pacific

By Anthony Bergin

In January, the UK’s defence chief, Tony Radakin, warned that Russian submarine and underwater activities were directly threatening subsea cable systems. There’s speculation that Russia could cut cables if it further escalates the war in Ukraine. In July, the former head of Mauritius Telecom accused the country’s ..

Focus on Passenger Vessels

Focus on Passenger Vessels

Interestingly, electric-powered vessels figure prominently in this month’s focus on the passenger vessel sector, indicating operators’ growing preference for ..