Maritime Defence & Security News

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.

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.

20 September 2022

Is there a place for small molten core reactors in Maritime? Debate with the Scottish Maritime Cluster and associates

As part of their series of seminars on the Road to Net Zero, the Scottish Maritime Cluster is hosting its next seminar on the subject, with a focus on the nuclear option.

9 September 2022

Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II

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

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8 September 2022

NavyX Patrick Blackett Industry Day Portsmouth Naval Base

The aim of this engagement is to commence a conversation between the Royal Navy and industry partners on capability’s that will accelerate lethality and autonomy for the RN with a specific focus on using NavyX maritime platforms (MADFOX, APAC24 or XV PATRICK BLACKETT).

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31 August 2022

UK SHORE industry engagement - high TRL R&D

As part of the suite of interventions being considered by UK SHORE we are interested in views from industry about which high TRL (Technology Readiness Level) and high MRL (Manufacturing Readiness Level) technologies in clean maritime are close to full commercial and technical readiness.

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30 August 2022

SeeByte selected to develop future crewed-uncrewed teaming concept to increase trust in autonomous systems

SeeByte, the global leader of smart software solutions for uncrewed maritime systems, have been selected by the Ministry of Defence’s Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) to design and develop a proof-of-concept solution to improve communication and understanding between operators and uncrewed maritime systems.

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22 August 2022

Funding for cadets boosted to £43 million pounds over next two years to help build the maritime sector

The future of maritime has been given a massive funding boost by the UK Government with an increase in training subsidies for cadets and ratings.

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17 August 2022

Maritime Trade Mission to South Korea: Green & Offshore Korea

The Department for International Trade in South Korea invites British maritime companies to join a trade mission to Green & Offshore Korea 2022 in Busan, South Korea.

16 August 2022

CPC Maritime Accelerator

Connected Places Catapult is seeking SMEs with innovative solutions to join a 6-month accelerator programme for the maritime industry.

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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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