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2 November 2021

SMI Green Maritime Survey reveals big uptick in maritime engineering firms embracing decarbonisation

Our recent Green Maritime Survey reported a big increase in the number of companies embracing the decarbonisation agenda.The survey paints a picture of positive change in the industry with 85pc actioning green initiatives, two thirds actively involved in green research and developing green technologies and 78pc running incentives for staff to lower their environmental impact.

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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...

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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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