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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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IMarEST and BAU Global Form Educational Alliance

The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST)’s education arm – MLA College – is partnering with BAU Global Education Network to deliver more marine distance learning to a wider audience around the world. BAU Global subscribes to an ethos of education without borders and comprises universities, schools and liaison offices across four continents. The organization offers nearly two

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Biomimetic Propulsion System Powers Record-Breaking Submarine

The IMarEST’s European International Submarine Races 2018, held July 3-13 at QinetiQ’s Ocean Basin in Gosport, U.K., have concluded, with the Canadian École de Technologie Supérieure team taking the winning trophy with their submarine, Omer 11, and breaking the world speed record. The runners-up came from universities in the Netherlands and the U.S. The overall winner of the eISR must

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