IMarEST: A more coherent skills framework for remotely operated vessel pilots

As remotely operated vessels (ROVs) become more capable and more autonomous, they are finding their way into an expanding range of scientific and industrial applications. To ensure the individuals who manage and operate theseRead More

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IMarEST: Steering towards an industry level response to marine plastic pollution

“Although existing regulations –particularly MARPOL and the London Convention– explicitly prohibit the dumping of plastic at sea, these frameworks have their limitations” says a report from the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & TechnologyRead More

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Onshore wind farms set for a come back in the UK

The recent, uplifting study by Vivid Economics in London, “Quantifying the economic benefits of onshore wind to the UK”, offers a positive prospect for the onshore wind energy industry in the United Kingdom. TheRead More

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UK Offshore Wind agrees Sector Deal with Government

The offshore wind industry has welcomed the recent landmark announcement of a Sector Deal with the UK government. Offshore wind is the first renewable technology to agree such a deal which will help toRead More

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ABS hosts ‘Empower Hour’ at Nor-Shipping to focus on the role of women within the maritime industry

Nor-Shipping 2019 saw ABS hold its first ‘Empower Hour’, an opportunity for women innovators to network and discuss trends in the maritime industry. The event was developed in support of IMO World Maritime DayRead More

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