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    VESSEL REFIT | Terrafirma Offshore brings versatile capability to Australia’s northwest

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    VESSEL REVIEW | Purpose-built Kiwi scampi trawler

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    VESSEL REVIEW | Italian aluminium landing craft for pollution control duties

  • VESSEL REVIEW | New rescue/training RIB for Australia’s east coast

    VESSEL REVIEW | New rescue/training RIB for Australia’s east coast

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Unique sockeye-fishing pair for Alaska
  • VESSEL REFIT | Terrafirma Offshore brings versatile capability to Australia’s northwest
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Purpose-built Kiwi scampi trawler
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Italian aluminium landing craft for pollution control duties
  • VESSEL REVIEW | New rescue/training RIB for Australia’s east coast
Sri Lankan Navy commissions ex-PLAN frigate

Sri Lankan Navy commissions ex-PLAN frigate

By Baird Maritime

A warship formerly operated by China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) has been commissioned into service with the Sri Lankan Navy. The 111.7- by 12.4-metre Type 053 frigate formerly known as Tongling now sails as SLNS Parakramabahu following its formal entry into Sri Lankan service on August 22. The ..

US Navy completes acceptance trials of USNS Puerto Rico

US Navy completes acceptance trials of USNS Puerto Rico

By Baird Maritime

The US Navy has successfully completed acceptance trials of the future USNS Puerto Rico, the 11th Spearhead-class Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) vessel designed and built by Austal USA. The trials, conducted in the Gulf of Mexico, had integrated formal builder’s trials with acceptance trials. Austal said in a ..

Cemre floats out double-ended ferry for Fjord1

Cemre floats out double-ended ferry for Fjord1

By Baird Maritime

Cemre Shipyard has launched a new double-ended Ro-Pax ferry for Fjord1. Upon entering service in the first quarter of 2020, the ferry will operate along Fjord1’s Sandvika-Edøya route. The hull is set to be towed to Havyard’s facilities in Leirvik for fitting out, testing, and completion.

Vietnam ups the ante off Vanguard Bank

Vietnam ups the ante off Vanguard Bank

By Trevor Hollingsbee

The stand-off between Vietnamese and Chinese vessels off Vanguard Bank, situated southeast of Vietnam, in the South China Sea (SCS) continues. At least 10 ships are now active in the area, monitoring the activities of both the Chinese geological survey ship Haiying Dizhi 8, which has recently returned to the scene after a ..

US Coast Guard cutter returns from Eastern Pacific patrols with over one tonne of seized drugs

US Coast Guard cutter returns from Eastern Pacific patrols with over one tonne of seized drugs

By Baird Maritime

The crew of the US Coast Guard Sentinel-class cutter Robert Ward has arrived at its homeport of San Pedro near Los Angeles with approximately 1.27 tonnes of cocaine seized during patrols in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The cocaine, worth an estimated US$38.5 million, was seized by the crews of Robert Ward and another coast ..

Monjasa acquires full ownership of five tankers

Monjasa acquires full ownership of five tankers

By Baird Maritime

Danish shipowner Monjasa has acquired full ownership of five tankers with a total deadweight of 37,500 tonnes. All five tankers will be deployed for continued bunker operations in the company’s core markets in the Arabian Gulf, West Africa, and the Panama Canal. Monjasa took delivery of the first two tankers in Dubai ..

Hamiltonjet secures multi-year project with Taiwanese Coast Guard

Hamiltonjet secures multi-year project with Taiwanese Coast Guard

HamiltonJet recently signed a multi-year, multi-boat project to supply waterjets to the Taiwan Coast Guard for new coastal patrol vessels. To mark the new relationship a ..