Marine Science Events


November 2014

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Annual Dinner at the House of Commons

07/11/2014 18:30 - 22:45

The Society of Maritime Industries Annual Dinner will be held this year on Friday 7 November in the Members’ Dining Room of the House of Commons

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UK Marine Supply Chain Conference

26/11/2014 09:30 - 16:30

This year’s BMF Supply Chain Conference in Portsmouth brings together industry, Government and academia to discuss the findings of the Government supported UK Marine Supply Chain Study, undertaken by the Southampton Marine & Maritime Institute (SMMI).

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Marine science and technology

Marine science & technology

This market area is the focus for the oceanographic and marine environment interests of members of the Society of Maritime Industries.  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.  Specific examples are:

 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 for commercial benefit.
  • A partnership arrangement with Intelligent Exhibitions through which members can enjoy major benefits at Ocean Business.
  • 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’ stand.
  • Attendance opportunities at meetings of the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee.

AMSI Logo - jpeg for web and word docsThe AMSI Council sets the policy and guides the activities for this market area, utilising the extensive expertise of its members, a list of whom can be found here.


Annual Business Trends Survey

Each year the Society undertakes 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 Business Person of the Year Award

The Society of Maritime Industries’ 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.

Ocean Business 2015

Ocean Business is an international ocean technology exhibition and training forum expecting to attract 5000+ visitors from over 65 countries, held on 14-16 April 2015 at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton.  Explore an exhibition of over 300 companies running alongside a three-day programme of hands-on training and demonstration workshops, both dockside and at sea.  Visit Offshore Survey, a two day technical conference and Ocean Careers, a three day careers event.  For more information please visit:


If you would like to know more about the Society’s work in support of the marine science and technology sector please contact John Murray on 0207 628 2555 or email: