Our maritime futureEditorial: Can the ocean recover? Welcome to the world of Maritime. This new publication is launched by the Maritime Foundation to add momentum to the growing sense of awareness that the natural environment, just as much as our history, is a vital part of our maritime heritage. The state of the oceansProfessor Callum Roberts surveys our changing oceans, and asks what, if anything, can be done to control overfishing and the effects of climate change Getting below the surfaceLouisa Hooper, Environment Programme Manager at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation’s UK Branch, asks what can be done to foster a deeper understanding of ocean conservation Illegal, Unreported, UnregulatedPeter Horn MBE, of the Pew Trusts’ Ending Illegal Fishing project, explains how the net is closing in on fisheries crime worldwide Improving the health of the oceanSimon Reddy and Johnny Briggs of the Pew Trusts stress the importance of marine reserves that are both large and highly protected Sea vision: maritime situational awarenessRear Admiral Nick Lambert explores the exciting possibilities offered by rapidly developing technology Mapping the deep ocean floorDavid Mearns, marine scientist, oceanographer and explorer, surveys the urgent need to discover more about the largest part of our planet A statement of national intentWARSHIPS International Fleet Review celebrates HMS Queen Elizabeth’s arrival in Portsmouth When the ship comes inStephanie Zarach, maritime historian and writer, emphasises the need to foster a better understanding of ships and shipping, starting with the school curriculum The plastic tideThomas Moore, Science Correspondent, Sky News, asks what can be done to stem the tide of plastic that is threatening to overwhelm the world’s oceans The shipping revolution is hereLars Carlsson, Director of Windship Technology, looks forward to a revolution that promises to be every bit as dramatic as the switch from sail to steam Securing British watersDr Dave Sloggett looks at what must be done to create an effective maritime security environment in the UK’s territorial waters Creativity, confidence and independence afloatSara Mills, Communications Officer with the Royal Yachting Association (RYA), looks at how RYA training is shaping the future for young people on the water Pole position: science at seaLinda Capper MBE discovers how Britain’s new polar research ship will help us make sense of our changing world Freedom of the seasRear Admiral Chris Parry CBE PhD considers the present and future challenges facing the ‘watery World Wide Web’ Raising the standardMichael Parker, Non-Executive Chairman of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, explains how the MCA is boosting the reputation of the Red Ensign Meeting the training challengeKathryn Neilson, Director of the Merchant Navy Training Board, explains what the MNTB is doing to develop, expand and promote seafarer training Digital Edition Information about this issue Published: November 2017 Managing Editor: Anthony Harvey Editor: Hugh Brazier Designer: Louis Mackay / www.louismackaydesign.co.uk Advertising: SDB Marketing Printed by Swan Press, Shoreham, UK Request a copy of this issue Name*Email* Address*TelephonePlease send me a copy ofMaritime 2018Maritime 2017Maritime Media Awards 2017 ProgrammeMaritime Media Awards 2016 BrochureMaritime Media Awards 2015 BrochureMaritime Media Awards 2014 BrochureEmailThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. This iframe contains the logic required to handle Ajax powered Gravity Forms.