Ben Boyd - Dec 05, 2023

Ballast-free ships

While this blog is about ballast-free ships, it is important to..

Ben Boyd - Nov 23, 2023

Tidal energy

Most people are aware that the moon (and to a lesser extent the sun),..

Ben Boyd - Nov 14, 2023

Salinity gradient power

In this series on capturing energy from the ocean we’ve recently..

Ben Boyd - Nov 07, 2023

Is Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion a sustainable way forward?

We’ve previously discussed how energy can be captured directly from..

Simon Parry - Oct 19, 2023

Major developments in the UK offshore wind farm industry

October has been a busy and exciting month for offshore wind news in..

Simon Parry - Aug 23, 2023

Is the future in the wind? Pyxis Ocean sets sail!

This week we have seen the bulk carrier Pyxis Ocean set sail..

Ben Boyd - Jul 05, 2023

Big Data in Maritime transport

Big data has been a big thing for most of the last decade, yet its..

Rob Walker - Jun 07, 2023

World Ocean Day 2023 – Turning the Tide on Ocean Pollution

8 June 2023 marks the 21st World Ocean Day, which, in the words of..

Ben Boyd - May 12, 2023

Offshore wind's contribution to the world's energy demand

In 2019 the International Energy Agency (IEA) estimated that the..

Rob Walker - May 02, 2023

The History of Hydrofoils

Since their introduction into the America’s Cup boats in 2013,..

Ben Boyd - Apr 17, 2023

Offshore winds blow against Siemens

Late last year Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy A/S was unsuccessful..

Ben Boyd - Apr 14, 2023

Patents at sea

Patents are a territorial right. A UK patent provides you with a..

Rob Walker - Apr 12, 2023

Blowing bubbles to cut drag and clean up shipping

If someone told you their latest invention was a bubble blowing..

Ben Boyd - Mar 21, 2023

Motion of the ocean - Wave energy converters

The ocean covers 70% of the earth’s surface, so it is no wonder there..

Paul Dunne - Mar 21, 2023

Reborn! How a radical process will be able to give new life to unwanted boats

There are around a million boats in the UK and eventually they will..

Rob Walker - Dec 05, 2022

Repurpose our rigs! Platforms for climate tech

2022 saw the end of one of the UK’s largest, and possibly most..

Rob Walker - Nov 04, 2022

Ocean-based carbon dioxide removal is making a splash

COP27 commences on 6th November 2022 and one of the key items on the..

Sean Jauss - Oct 11, 2021

Podcast with Nick Hounsfield, Founder, The Wave: surf's up at The Wave

We speak to Nick Hounsfield, Founder of The Wave — an inland surfing..

Rachel Oxley - Jun 28, 2021

Podcast with Dave Rigg, COO, Bombora: The power of wave energy

We speak to Dave Rigg, Chief Operating Officer at Bombora, a marine..

Rob Walker - Jun 24, 2021

The future of autonomous vehicles on land and sea

In this Forward: On Demand vlog, Chris Cattley and Rob Walker discuss..

Simon Parry - Feb 17, 2021

Maritime robotics ​- autonomous technology improving shipping efficiency

To date, much of the focus on autonomous technology has centred on..

Simon Parry - Aug 11, 2020

Turning the tide – the growing use of electrical power in the shipping industry

Hybrid and fully electric cars are now beginning to garner wider..

Rachel Oxley - Jun 08, 2020

Ocean Energy - out of the blue

Long considered the poor relation of solar and wind-based solutions,..

Sean Jauss - Mar 11, 2020

Making Waves

I guess it isn't all that surprising that it was tricky to get Nick..