Is wave energy the most reliable renewable?

Energy from tides and waves could satisfy the world’s power needs, yet harnessing it on a commercial scale remains a dilemma for many of the tech startups in the space

Maritime agreements spark trouble in Horn of Africa

With its developing ports, the Horn of Africa is an area of significant commercial and military strategic importance where investments carry an increasing risk

Creating opportunity through coastal communities

The UK is inextricably tied to the seas that surround it. Some 95 per cent of all trade is carried by ship and through UK ports; half a trillion pounds-worth of goods pass through our ports each year

How technology is creating the digital ports of the future

Technology is revolutionising ports, introducing remote-control cranes, self-driving trucks and other innovative systems to speed up loading and unloading of vessels

Why the maritime industry needs more women

Despite greater awareness of the gender imbalance, advancement of women in shipping, particularly at sea, is slow

Getting to the root of maritime piracy

Probably the most feared crime at sea, piracy can be the result of illegal or unregulated fishing displacing fisherman who turn to maritime robbery and extortion

UK Wind & Marine barometer 2014

UK Wind & Marine Energy Business Barometer 2014

Now in its fourth year, the UK Wind & Marine Energy Business Barometer is the UK’s leading measure of business sentiment in the renewable energy sector

On threshold of greatness despite financial crash

Wind and marine energy continues to set new milestones, but investors and business leaders want clear support from government, writes Mike Scott