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‘Ocean Aware’ Film Premiere

Ocean Aware

The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) and ITN Productions Industry Newshave co-produced “Ocean Aware,” a short film that draws attention to the challenges facing the ocean,explaining the mechanisms we have to defend them and steward their resources. It showcases the stories ofscience, innovation and sustainability that are transforming the marine sector. “Ocean Aware” aims to shine a

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New Head of IMarEST

Gwynne Lewis

The Insitute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) has appointed a new chiefexecutive, Gwynne Lewis. He has knowledge of the shipping and offshore industries, navies, marine science and marine technology, with a background in marine consultancy. Prior to joining the IMarEST, he was the global head of data and digital at Lloyd’s Register and the maritime product line director

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IMarEST Annual Conference

IMarEST

 The IMarEST Annual Conference will take place virtually July 6 to 17. Building on last year’s inaugural event, the 2020 Annual Conference will feature multiple streams covering many of the hottest topics in the marine realm, from the challenges of decarbonization and a wider shift to greener, more sustainable ways of operating to developments in the naval sector and the

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Watch–Our Oceans: Our Future

Our Oceans Our Future

The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) and ITN Productions Industry News have co-produced “Our Oceans: Our Future” to draw attention to the challenges facing the ocean and showcases stories of science, innovation and sustainability that are transforming the marine sector. The one-hour news and current affairs-style program investigates the latest global developments in sustainable marine science. Presented

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Degree-Level Apprenticeship for UK Marine Surveyors

UK marine surveyor apprenticeship

An industry-backed initiative led by the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) to develop a four-year-degree-level apprenticeship for those who aspire to become professional marine surveyors has been formally approved by the U.K. government’s Department for Education. In recent years, employers such as classification societies, P&I clubs and other specialist insurers, as well as governmental bodies like the

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Thordon Bearings Founder Presented with Sperry Award

George A. (Sandy) Thomson, the founder of Thordon Bearings and a pioneer in the development of advanced polymer materials, was presented with the 2019 Elmer A. Sperry Award in recognition of “leading the innovation in water-lubricated propeller shaft bearings” in marine transportation through the use of polymeric compounds. The award was presented to Mr. Thomson at the SNAME Maritime Convention,

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