Marine science & technology

This market area is the focus for the oceanographic and marine environment interests of members of the Society of Maritime Industries (SMI).  Companies, universities and organisations in the marine science sector, which include manufacturers, researchers, survey companies and system suppliers, benefit from the connections and activities provided through membership. 

Activities include:

  • Information on issues of significance in marine science and technology provided in regular briefings
  • Opportunities to network with other members across the whole of the Society of Maritime Industries (SMI) for commercial benefit
  • A partnership arrangement with Ocean Business through which members can enjoy major benefits 
  • As official supporters of Oceanology International, members obtain a higher profile at the event and the use of a lounge for client meetings on the Society of Maritime Industries (SMI) stand
  • Attendance opportunities at meetings of the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee

The AMSI Council sets the policy and guides the activities for this market area, utilising the extensive expertise of its members.  A list of council members can be found here. 

Annual Business Trends Survey

Each year we undertake a business trends survey of the marine science and technology sector in the UK which is the only survey of its kind.  The survey has proved invaluable in helping to inform government and other key stakeholders about the significance of marine science and technology in the UK.  The survey can be viewed in the resources section of this web site.

AMSI Council Business Person of the Year Award

The Society of Maritime Industries (SMI) Donald Maxwell Award Fund supports this award.  The AMSI Council considers nominations for this award each year which recognises an individual who has made a significant contribution to the business of the marine science and technology sector in the UK. Download a Nomination form for the 2017 AMSI Council Person Business Person of the Year Award.

Ocean Business Exhibition

Ocean Business, Southampton UK

Ocean Business is an international ocean technology exhibition and training forum which with the 2015 edition celebrated its most successful show yet attracting 4500+ visitors from over 65 countries. For information on the 2017 show visit  


John Murray - Chief Executive 
t: 0207 448 7020



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PTG Council Meeting 2017

25/01/2017 14:00 - 16:00 View

The first PTG Council meeting of 2017

Ports and Terminals Security and Safety Open Seminar

25/01/2017 10:30 - 14:00 View

Stay up to date on this important subject which is a key aspect of modern port and terminal operation

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BNEA Council Meeting 2017

27/01/2017 10:30 - 14:00 View

The first BNEA council meeting of 2017

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