The prospect of coming ashore to progress their career can be daunting to many working at sea, according to a survey into the experiences of those who had made the ship-to-shore transition conducted by IMarEST.
The IMarEST’s Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships Special Interest Group sought to gauge the potential impacts of self-governing ships and plot out a new course for the industry’s valued workforce.
The IMarEST’s European International Submarine Races 2018, held 3 -13 July at QinetiQ’s Ocean Basin in Gosport, UK, have concluded with the Canadian École de TechnologieSupérieureteam taking the winning trophy.
Over two thirds (68%) of global marine industry executives believe that a lack of uniform international environmental regulations will impede the adoption of green technologies in shipping.
Almost two thirds (64%) of global marine industry executives believe there is uncertainty surrounding liability issues relating to unmanned ships.
A group of nine seafarers from the Panama-flagged cargo ship Seccadi, who were left stranded on UK’s Mersey River for almost three weeks, have now returned home.
On Sunday 8th July the 30 crew of the Hsiang Fuh fishing vessel had to abandon ship following a fire onboard. Some 400 miles from the land, the crew boarded life rafts.
IMarEST has today announced that it has signed a MoU with the MARINA, an agency of the Philippine government under the Department of Transportation.
Research begun by the SAMS looks at how floating wind farms could provide a new route for invasive species to spread across the oceans.
The IMO’s BWMC was probably one of the most tensely awaited pieces of marine environmental legislation in over a decade.