HM Coastguard are looking to recruit a Senior Coastal Operations Officer Based in Kirkwall.
Future Ferries: A View From The Islands
Scotland has a complex mixture of ferries and providers – let’s look at Orkney.
Kirkwall RNLI Assist Two Vessels
“It’s reassuring to know that willingness to help others is alive and well in the islands. ” Relief Coxswain Darren Harcus
In 2021, it is estimated that UK nationals accounted for 16% of the 103,590 seafarers active at sea working for companies within the membership of the UK Chamber of Shipping.
Project to Better Locate Offshore Wind Turbines
“As part of this, we are seeking a postdoctoral Research Fellow to join the team and investigate next-generation technologies for hydroacoustic and coordinated measurement. “
Orkney’s Marine Renewables Under The Archaeological Spotlight
This important archaeological project involving The Archaeology Institute of the University of the Highlands and Islands, ORCA (Orkney Research Centre for Archaeology), St Andrew’s University and members of the community is funded by Heritage Lottery Funding.
The Innovative WeeHoloCam: Rapid 3D Imaging of the Marine Environment
Scientists at the University of Aberdeen have developed one of the most advanced subsea holographic cameras in the world, capable of rapid 3D imaging of marine organisms and microparticles.
A Modern Maritime Saga!
” Friday evening, I looked out the window and the sheep were all standing facing one way, looking up the road. “
“Marine litter in our oceans is a major threat to a sustainable planet.”
Between 1990 and 2015 alone, an estimated 100 million metric tons of mostly plastic waste entered the oceans.
Mocean Energy’s Blue X device hailed as ‘a significant milestone in wave energy’s journey towards commercialisation’
Mocean Energy has commenced testing of their Blue X wave energy prototype at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney.