Job: UK Seascapes Manager, WWF Contract

WWF is looking for a U.K. seascapes manager for a 12-month, fixed-term contract in Woking, Surrey. Candidates must have knowledge of marine, coastal governance, climate ocean and policy issues, including in-depth expertise in U.K. marine governance. They should be effective at political advocacy and converting complex science into accessible communications. Details here.

Apply for Sea-Changers Innovation Fund

The Sea-Changers Innovation Fund is a new fund that has launched to encourage and support innovative ideas and projects for marine conservation in the U.K. The founding sponsor for the fund is MRT, a manufacturer of personal locator beacons (PLBs) and marine safety equipment that was founded by the inventor of the PLB, David Marshall,Continue reading “Apply for Sea-Changers Innovation Fund”

Job: Assistant Proposal Manager, Fugro Marine Environmental

The Fugro Marine Environmental team within the Marine Site Characterization business line is looking for an assistant proposal manager to join the team based in waterfront offices in Portchester, U.K., or in offices within Edinburgh’s Heriott Watt University campus. Working as a pivotal part of the team, this role will primarily be responsible for supportingContinue reading “Job: Assistant Proposal Manager, Fugro Marine Environmental”

Current Direct: Energy as a Service

Current Direct, a new research and innovation project funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 program, will revolutionize the way we move goods and people by water. The vast majority of water transport in Europe is propelled by dirty, noisy diesel engines. By cutting the cost of today’s marine battery electric drivetrains in half andContinue reading “Current Direct: Energy as a Service”

Plymouth Sound to Host World’s First 5G Ocean Testbed

Plymouth Sound is set to host the world’s first 5G ocean-based marine testbed, putting the city at the forefront of marine and maritime innovation. Part of the Marine Business Technology Centre’s (MBTC) testing and proving ground Smart Sound Plymouth, the testbed will benefit from a 5G mobile private network built by Vodafone using Nokia equipment. TheContinue reading “Plymouth Sound to Host World’s First 5G Ocean Testbed”