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South West Maritime to receive £7.5M funding boost to drive innovation

Innovate UK announce £7.5M South West Marine and Maritime Launchpad funding to support innovation and growth Maritime UK SW are pleased to announce that the Great South West, which covers Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset and the Isles of Scilly, has been chosen as the country’s Marine and Maritime Launchpad, recognising its leadership in the sector. […]

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Distance learning degree discount for maritime sector

Distance learning degree discount for maritime sector Plymouth based distance learning provider, MLA College, has recently announced a tuition fee discount for employees of MUKSW members in a bid to promote lifelong learning and career advancement within the sector. Anyone enrolling onto their September, January or May intakes will receive a 10% reduction on the […]

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Falmouth Docks Secures funding to inform potential redevelopment

Falmouth Docks & Engineering Company, operated by A&P Group, has secured an award of £973,292 from the Shared Prosperity Fund to undertake an environmental impact assessment (EIA) to inform potential redevelopment to support the production of cleaner, affordable and secure energy from floating offshore wind in the Celtic Sea. The EIA will inform how potential […]

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GSW Marine and Maritime Strategy Consultation Questionnaire 

The Great South West is a Pan-Regional Partnership covering the counties of Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset. It aims to promote the region’s ‘blue and green’ assets, as part of its ambition to become the ‘UK’s Natural Powerhouse’, and the first region to become net zero. The Great South West is partnering with Maritime UK […]

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Call for abstracts: Cyber-SHIP Lab Annual Symposium 2023 at the IMO

We invite researchers working in maritime cyber security and related fields to submit abstracts for consideration for presentation on Day-one of the Cyber-SHIP Lab Annual Symposium 2023. Read more.. The Symposium will take place 1-2 November 2023 at the International Maritime Organization in London (IMO). For the second consecutive year, the IMO is supporting the Symposium by co-hosting […]

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From college to career – the course that is changing lives

      A dynamic partnership between City College Plymouth and Princess Yachts has helped the world-renowned yacht builder recruit five outfitters as a direct result of a new, intensive course delivered at the College.   In April 2022, the College delivered a brand-new, ten-week course to support Princess Yachts with growing and diversifying its […]

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Success for Global innovation project in the heart of Appledore with award of £15.6 million in Government Funding

Torridge District Council’s proposed Appledore Clean Maritime Innovation Centre at Middle Dock was given a massive boost this week with £15.6m of funding from the Levelling Up Fund issued by the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities. The centre, which has received backing from a range of globally innovative partners as well as government […]