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24 June 2021

Supercharging science: an open letter from Dstl chief executive

Science lab urges best minds in industry, academia, engineering, science, and technology to work with UK specialists to combat future threats.

BMT selected by the European Space Agency to lead innovative study
1 February 2021

BMT selected by the European Space Agency to lead innovative study

BMT has been awarded a project by the European Space Agency (ESA) to assess the feasibility of using space-based data to support the decommissioning of energy assets.   The decommissioning of all energy assets, such as oil and gas platforms and wind farms, is currently a pertinent issue...

Cyber Security – A note from Tom Chant, SMI CEO
17 December 2020

Cyber Security – A note from Tom Chant, SMI CEO

The rise of cyber crime during Covid has been well reported with some elements like low-skilled hacker activity rates rising by 3,000%.  Like all member companies SMI has a regular inbox full of phishing emails offering us marketing data and attendance lists for shows.  Please be...

NCSC Certified Cyber Security Training *Special Offer for SMI Members*
26 October 2020

NCSC Certified Cyber Security Training *Special Offer for SMI Members*

In today’s environment it is a particular challenge for us all to safeguard against indiscriminate Cyber attacks and online scams. Organisations that ensure their employees are aware of the threats and how to mitigate Cyber risks stand to benefit by improving their business resilience. Our...

CyberOwl granted US Patent for cutting-edge network security monitoring technology
8 October 2020

CyberOwl granted US Patent for cutting-edge network security monitoring technology

CyberOwl, a cybersecurity company that safeguards operational assets in maritime, defence and industrial sectors from attacks, has today announced the issuance of a new U.S. patent for the invention of its groundbreaking network security technology. The technology, invented by CyberOwl’s...

Tapiit Live signs Inmarsat deal to transform seafarer training
30 September 2020

Tapiit Live signs Inmarsat deal to transform seafarer training

Deal will enable live stream training on close to 10,000 ships on Fleet Xpress service Live stream training at sea was considered by many to be 10 years away because of high cost of internet bandwidth required for live streaming Deal will provide solution to growing problem of shore-based...

BMT’s first design of WFSV for operation in Japan
15 June 2020

BMT’s first design of WFSV for operation in Japan

BMT have recently designed their first two WFSV’s, specifically designed for operation in Japan. Currently in build by Cheoy Lee Shipyards at their Hin Lee (Zhuhai) Shipyard facility, the two 27m WFSV’s add to BMT’s growing portfolio with the shipyard.   BMT...

New Training Course for Marine Professionals: ‘Change Management' by OceanWise
12 June 2020

New Training Course for Marine Professionals: ‘Change Management' by OceanWise

We find ourselves in a period of unprecedented change. As such, companies and employees need to adapt to maintain their competitive position. The marine industry has traditionally been resistant to change taking a ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’ approach. However, as...

Latest BMT-designed SATV Makes Waves in the Offshore Wind Market
4 June 2020

Latest BMT-designed SATV Makes Waves in the Offshore Wind Market

BMT are excited to welcome another vessel to our growing family of over 55 BMT designed windfarm support Vessels around the world.  Designed by BMT, the 36m SATV successfully completed an extensive sea trials program for the owners (Ventus Marine) and charterers (SGRE) and has...

BMT is open for business, and offering a newly developed e-Learning course
22 May 2020

BMT is open for business, and offering a newly developed e-Learning course

BMT, Defence and Security has today switched on its Warships 101 e-learning course, which offers an introductory look into Warships, their design, capability, and requirements. The course is self-paced and can be completed in around 6-hours with content divided over 20-modules. The course...

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