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The lessons of history

The lessons of history

UK maritime security and the Battle of the Atlantic Harry Bennett PhD, naval historian and lecturer at Plymouth University, considers the contemporary relevance of the Battle of the Atlantic In May 2013 the seventieth anniversary of the Battle of the […]

The turning of the tide

The turning of the tide

Marine renewable energy Commodore Steven Jermy RN, co-founder and managing director of Tidepod Ltd, looks to the future of a promising renewable energy source As Western economies bounce along the bottom, with the shipping consequences reflected in the recent historic […]

Britain’s maritime reality

Britain’s maritime reality

An inventory of changes and challenges in the maritime sector Paul Wright FNI, Master Mariner, Associate Director of the Marine Institute at Plymouth University, reviews Britain’s maritime interests and examines some trends Britain is an island nation but its influence […]

A love of the sea

A love of the sea

Myth, heritage, economic dependence, sea anemones and sailing experience Marine biologist Ella du Breuil on the roots of her affection and respect for the sea Photo: Louis Mackay While it is not only Britons who are enamoured of the oceans, […]

Apprenticed to the sea

Apprenticed to the sea

Shipbuilding and marine engineering – supporting modern apprenticeships Archie Smith, Chairman of the Worshipful Company of Shipwrights Training and Education Committee, looks to the future. Photo: Nick Bailey/Pendennis The Worshipful Company of Shipwrights is a City Livery Company, and the earliest […]

A university of the oceans

A university of the oceans

Promoting the UK through science, education and training Maldwin Drummond OBE DL is inspired by the educational focus of the UK Flagship project Photo: Copyright Colin Mudie RDI, CEng, FRINA, Hon FRIN. Seventy per cent of the world’s surface is covered […]

Looking into the Maritime Future

Looking into the Maritime Future

Britain and the Sea Conference Plymouth University, 4–5 September 2012 Keynote Address by Julian Parker OBE FNI FRSA, Chairman, Maritime Foundation Introduction Where there is no vision the people perish Proverbs When thinking about my brief for the key note address, […]

Keeping the sea in mind

Keeping the sea in mind

The Awards give recognition to those who promote maritime awareness and inspire people in their understanding of our dependence on the sea Maritime Media Awards Brochure 2011 Photo: NASA Who could have imagined that with just a click of a mouse […]