UK Offshore Energy Workforce Transferability Review

The new U.K. Offshore Energy Workforce Transferability Review by Robert Gordon University (RGU) highlights that the offshore energy workforce mix will change significantly in the next 10 years, with roles in decarbonized energies projected to increase from 20% to 65% of all jobs in the offshore energy sector (oil and gas, offshore wind, carbon capture utilization andContinue reading “UK Offshore Energy Workforce Transferability Review”

Mersey Maritime Exchange Conference Jun 25

Industry body Mersey Maritime is holding its third annual Maritime Exchange conference on Friday, June 25, 2021. The conference will be a hybrid virtual and in-person event. The Mersey Maritime Exchange will serve as a platform for the maritime sector to come together to review progress on implementing the U.K.’s flagship national maritime strategy, MaritimeContinue reading “Mersey Maritime Exchange Conference Jun 25”

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”

Magazine Special Issue on Changing Arctic Ocean

The Arctic Ocean is the fastest warming region on Earth. The new special issue of “The Marine Biologist” magazine focuses on concerted international scientific efforts to better understand the changing Arctic Ocean, with articles and photos from U.K. and Russian contributors. The issue is available for free at: http://www.mba.ac.uk/issue-18.

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”