The Titan submersible tragedy gripped the world, and brought intense focus on deep-sea exploration. An investigation into how the incident happened is now underway – but it is not yet clear how it will affect industry, says the co-chair of the IMarEST Human Element Working Group.
The ocean is home to natural systems that can support climate repair. Many challenges remain for regenerating a healthy ocean and cultivating carbon storage – but the upcoming Oceans of Knowledge conference will explore some solutions.
From ballast water management to superyachts to ocean governance, the IMarEST Special Interest Groups (SIGs) provide opportunities for IMarEST members to create new relationships, learn new things, and share knowledge with their communities. When SIGs collaborate, those benefits increase exponentially.
Seafarer supply is lagging behind demand, putting workers and vessels at risk. Changing aspirations are making recruitment harder than ever – but upskilling and career progression could offer one solution.