Ocean valuesEditorial: How do we value the oceans? The aim of Maritime 2018 is to challenge assumptions about our relationship with the sea. Shaping the world economy, and moreLincoln Paine considers the profound and longstanding effects of shipborne commerce – on cities, people and ecosystems Monitoring trade warsPeter Sands, Chief Shipping Analyst at BIMCO, considers the impact of intensifying trade conflict on an industry that is already struggling to turn a profit Geopolitics and information advantageDr Chris Parry considers the need for maritime information advantage in an era of geostrategic competition Gateways to tradeTim Morris, Chief Executive Officer, UK Major Ports Group, looks forward with confidence to the future of the UK’s ports Progress in controlling illegal fishingIUU fishing – the Pew Trusts: Peter Horn MBE of the Pew Charitable Trusts reviews the steps being taken to control illegal fishing UNCLOS: fit for purpose?Steven Haines examines the achievements and shortcomings of the UN Convention that has governed our use of the oceans since 1982 Can we save Antarctica?Doaa Abdel-Motaal asks what lies ahead, as a battle for the icy continent is waged under the guise of scientific inquiry Tough decisions, as the clock ticks downRichard Clayton, Chief Correspondent of Lloyd’s List, looks forward to a momentous year of decision making for commercial shipping The Fleet Diving SquadronCommander Del McKnight RN describes the varied work undertaken by the Royal Navy’s clearance divers Global food security and illegal fishingMatthew Camilleri, Lori Curtis and Alicia Mosteiro describe how international regulations are being developed to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing Creating an ocean-friendly societyLouisa Hooper of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation reviews recent initiatives to promote ocean literacy – among adults as well as children Stemming the tide of plastic wasteSara Mills, RYA Communications Officer, takes a look at how the leisure boating industry is helping to protect the environment Designing the world’s maritime futureBob Sanguinetti, Chief Executive of the UK Chamber of Shipping, says Britain’s shipping industry is well placed to rise to the challenge The Royal Naval Air ServiceCommander Sue Eagles QVRM RD pays tribute to the pioneering spirit of the RNAS in the First World War Transparency: the key to catching rogue fishersTony Long explains how Global Fishing Watch is making effective use of new technology Making a splashLinda Capper MBE describes the launch of Britain’s new polar research ship, and looks forward to future scientific discoveries Plastic in the food chainSky TV’s Ocean Rescue campaign is now in its second year. Science correspondent Thomas Moore brings us up to date Exploring the unknownJyotika Virmani and Henry Gilliver, explain how the global movement to map ‘Planet Ocean’ is gathering pace A barge fit for a queenMalcolm Knight of the Gloriana Trust describes how the world’s ultimate rowing boat is always a sight to behold, whatever the weather 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 BrochureNameThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. This iframe contains the logic required to handle Ajax powered Gravity Forms.