A total of 43 items listed.
The Mayflower sails again
A fully autonomous vessel is sailing from Plymouth to the US, gathering data about plastic pollution, global warming and marine life.
Turning the tide
Energy generated by the ocean is not used widely, but projects using wave and tidal energy are aiming to make it a preferred source of renewable power.
A great British polar explorer
Polar research ship the RRS Sir David Attenborough has been designed for extreme environments, and boasts state-of-the-art technology and robotics that will aid scientists’ exploration of the polar oceans.
Racing human-powered submarines
Sir Robert Hill KBE FREng and Iain Anderson
This university competition requires student teams to design, engineer and race their own submarines, which are propelled and powered entirely by humans.
In deep water: the UK's first subsea-to-shore gas plant
Nicholas Newman and David Hainsworth
The development and building of the Shetland Gas Plant was the UK’s largest construction project since the London 2012 Olympics
Against the tide
Geoff Watts and Daniel Sharp
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution’s new Shannon-class lifeboat has been designed and manufactured to be faster, safer and more manouverable than existing vessels
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Building Britain's biggest warships
Richard Gray and Martin Douglass
Construction of two new Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, the largest ever in Britain, is the most ambitious shipbuilding project attempted in the UK
Quieter, more efficient propellers
Richard Gray, freelance technology writer, asked Göran Grunditz, Manager of the Rolls-Royce Hydrodynamics Research Centre, about challenges when reducing noise for passengers onboard ship and for military vessels that seek to avoid detection.
Modelling ships in danger
David Prentice, Wijendra Peiris, Nick Brown and Geoff Watts
Stricken ships in danger need expert help to be rescued. Lloyd’s Register’s Ship Emergency Response Service (SERS) was set up to provide this support
Accessing the UK's subsea assets
Allen Leatt FREng
Allen Leatt FREng, Senior Vice President Engineering at Subsea 7, explains how new production technologies and underwater installation and maintenance techniques are reversing the decline in production.
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