Commercial Marine News

5 October 2022

Official Opening of the Centre for Future Clean Mobility

Attended by SMI members Babcock and Ecomar, Helen Stephen also joined the official opening of the Centre for Future Clean Mobility (CFCM) which took place yesterday at the University of Exeter, Engineering Research Centre.

29 September 2022

NSO Industry Secondees

The National Shipbuilding Office are recruiting for up to 3 Industry Secondees. These posts are required to bring complementary skill sets to the NSO team to help deliver the joint Government and industry vision for a globally successful, innovative and sustainable shipbuilding enterprise.

28 September 2022

Seabed Conservation Project Receives Boost from Valeport

The largest seagrass restoration, education and innovation project in England, LIFE Recreation ReMEDIES, will receive support from environmental sensor manufacturer, Valeport, for the project’s final two years.

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26 September 2022

A&P Tyne Completes Multi-Million Prysmian Conversion

A&P Tyne has completed its largest conversion project in recent years with a multi-million-pound contract with Prysmian on the cable laying vessel the Ulisse.

Parliamentarians call for Minister for the Ocean position in Government in an open letter to Prime Minister Liz Truss
22 September 2022

Parliamentarians call for Minister for the Ocean position in Government in an open letter to Prime Minister Liz Truss

In an open letter sent to the new Prime Minister Liz Truss, a group of 29 cross-party parliamentarians have requested that as one of the first actions in her new role, Truss considers creating a position for the Minister for the Ocean in Government.

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21 September 2022

Get Set for Workboat 2050 Series 3 Session 1

Get Set for Workboat 2050 Series 3 Session 1 launches on Friday 14 October, from 10:00 – 11:00 BST.

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21 September 2022

Suksan Salamander FSO is Solasafe

During the summer, South Shields based Solar Solve Marine dispatched a consignment of 11 of its Type Approved, SOLASAFE anti-glare roller sunscreens to the Master of the SUKSAN SALAMANDER. They were to be installed at the navigation bridge windows of the vessel.

9 September 2022

Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II

We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II

7 September 2022

Innovation through Maritime Research and Innovation UK (MarRI-UK)

A day of exciting webinars and virtual demonstrations that showcase some of the most exciting breakthroughs in UK Innovation. Featuring Keynote Speaker - Petra Wilkinson, Director of Maritime, Department for Transport.

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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.

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