Commercial Marine News

10 May 2023

GE Power Conversion renews its Partnership Agreement with Nedstack Fuel Cell Technology for the development of marine fuel cell solutions

A pilot project, for a large-scale marine fuel cell application provided valuable feasibility support to a cruise provider for their technical and commercial evaluation of decarbonization solutions.

Ian Tyler.jpg
4 May 2023

Ian Tyler appointed as new Chairman of BMT Group Ltd.

BMT, a leading international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has announced the appointment of Ian Tyler as Chairman of BMT Group Ltd.

William Froude Medal_Prof Chengi Kuo.JPG
4 May 2023

Emeritus Professor Chengi Kuo of University of Strathyclyde has received the Royal Institution of Naval Architects’ (RINA) William Froude Medal

The honour was received in recognition of his significant contribution to the field in a career spanning more than 50 years.

26 April 2023

Inmarsat secure agreement with Vega-Reederei to install fleet secure solution

Inmarsat has secured an agreement with Fleet Xpress customer Vega-Reederei (Vega) to install Fleet Secure Unified Threat Management (UTM) across the Hamburg-based ship manager’s fleet of existing and newbuild vessels.

Sonihull -6.jpg
21 April 2023

Sonihull named as one of the first recipients of The King’s Awards for Enterprise.

Innovative SMI company, Sonihull, which is harnessing the power of ultrasound to clean up the seas has been given the royal seal of approval after being named as one of the first recipients of The King’s Awards for Enterprise.

20 April 2023

Maritime BIM Bootcamp

Unlocking the full potential of Building Information Management within the Maritime sector

6 April 2023

SMI Annual Conference 2023 - Presentations

Please find all presentations here.

maritime skills commission.png
5 April 2023

Maritime Skills Commission (MSC) - Green Skills Survey

Welcome to the second of two short surveys which make up the Skills for Green Jobs workstream, a project being delivered through a partnership between the Maritime Skills Commission (MSC) and Cornwall Marine Network (CMN)

7R6C9733 v2.jpg
23 March 2023

Ocean Business 2023 Conference Programme Announced

Preparations for next month’s Ocean Business 2023 are well underway, with a sold-out exhibition plus a full conference programme, more details of which can now be unveiled.

Trade Mission to Brazil – Renewables, Energy Transition and Decarbonising Mining.png
23 March 2023

Trade Mission to Brazil – Renewables, Energy Transition and Decarbonising Mining

The Department for Business and Trade (DBT) in Brazil is pleased to invite UK companies active in the Renewables, Energy Transition and decarbonising the Mining sector to participate on the Trade Mission to Brazil which will coincide with the 10th edition of the DBT conference UK & Brazil Partners in Energy, in Rio de Janeiro.

Become a member

We promote the interests of UK based companies in the international market place and to governments

Join Us See the Benefits

Newsletter Signup

Keep up to date with all the latest news and events with our regular newsletter delivered straight to your email box.

Sign Up Now

Marine Autonomy Challenge (MAChallenge)

This exciting challenge is open to teams of students studying at UK universities. The first phase involves a video submission and the finals take place in November this year. Each qualifying team will be provided with an industry simulator to enable them to build the autonomous behaviours required to achieve a series of challenges.

Enter Now