The Workboat Association supports the UK’s inaugural Pride in Maritime Day

The Workboat Association supports the UK’s inaugural Pride in Maritime Day

As members of Maritime UK’s National Council, the Workboat Association is standing side by side with Maritime UK and supporting the UK’s first Pride in Maritime Day. Pride in Maritime Day has been launched in collaboration with the Diversity in Maritime Taskforce and Pride in Maritime Network, both are initiatives under Maritime UK’s Diversity in […]

Watch: ‘Get Set for Workboat 2050’

Watch: ‘Get Set for Workboat 2050’

The Commercial Marine Network, in partnership with Seawork and Maritime Journal and in association with The Workboat Association, introduce ‘Get Set for Workboat 2050’. Now in it’s second series, ‘Get Set for Workboat 2050’ provides a range of discussion topics from decarbonisation and autonomous vessels to hybrid battery and electric propulsion systems. Watch all the […]

Member Profile: Owen Preece, Cedar Marine

Member Profile: Owen Preece, Cedar Marine

Harvey caught up with Owen Preece to ask about his new business, Cedar Marine and his background.   Can you introduce us to Cedar Marine? Cedar Marine was founded in late 2020 and was established to supply maritime organisations with the tools they need to realise an environmentally sustainable future. Cedar Marine operates as an […]

The Guidelines On Cyber Security Onboard Small Commercial Vessels

The Guidelines On Cyber Security Onboard Small Commercial Vessels

The WA has produced Guidelines On Cyber Security Onboard Small Commercial Vessels. The guide aims to assist in the development of a proper cyber risk management strategy in accordance with relevant regulations and best practises on board a small commercial vessel with a focus on work processes, equipment, training, incident response and recovery management. Download […]

Member Profile: Mark Jaenicke, The Maritime Skills Academy

Member Profile: Mark Jaenicke, The Maritime Skills Academy

Part of a family business dating back over 30 years, Mark tells us what his motivations are and what the Maritime Skills Academy is doing to diversify.   – Can you introduce us to the Maritime Skills Academy? The Maritime Skills Academy is helping the industry set new standards by delivering a new level of […]

Member Profile: Donford Nicholas and Fleur Moisan, Ports of Jersey

Member Profile: Donford Nicholas and Fleur Moisan, Ports of Jersey

Kerrie Forster caught up with Fleur and Donford at the recent Christening of Port of Jersey’s new workboat to find out more about their careers and functions within the PoJ team.   What is the role of Ports of Jersey? Ports of Jersey Limited is the incorporated business that operates the Island’s Airport and Harbours. […]

Member Profile: Nicola Richardson, Njord Offshore

Member Profile: Nicola Richardson, Njord Offshore

Nicola was quite literally ‘born into Maritime’! She tells us about her career so far, her interests and about her role within Njord Offshore.   “My first sailing trip across the Atlantic was when I was 2 years old” Who are Njord Offshore? Njord Offshore manages 21 Crew Transfer Vessels for the Offshore Windfarm Sector. […]

SAFETY POSTER: Recovery of persons from the water

SAFETY POSTER: Recovery of persons from the water

During the Seawork Connect online exhibition and conference the Workboat Association and the British Tugowners Association (BTA) held a combined safety forum on the theme: Recovery of persons from the Water. Together we learned from some of the industry’s Operations and Safety leaders along with expert guests as they discussed, from experience, the key challenges […]

Member Profile: Mark Rickard, Falmouth Towing

Member Profile: Mark Rickard, Falmouth Towing

Who are Falmouth Towing and what is their history? Falmouth Towage Company was established in 1892, providing towage support to Falmouth Bay, Carrick Roads, Port of Falmouth and the Port of Truro. At this time the company started with 2 x tugs, then in 1931 the company doubled its activity and purchased a further  2 […]