Maritime Media Awards Brochure 2014

Welcome to Maritime Media Awards 2014, a brochure covering progress in a multitude of marine and seafaring disciplines


Looking to the sea

Many signs point to a growing awareness of maritime issues, and of the vital importance of the maritime sector to Britain’s economy


Ambassadors of the seas

David Glenn, winner of the Desmond Wettern Media Award in 2013 examines Britain’s diverse leisure marine industry


Trinity House: the first 500 years

Captain Richard Woodman reviews the continuing evolution of the essential services provided by the Corporation


Influence, expertise and inspiration

Louise Nicholls, RYA Communications Manager, reviews the key role played by the Royal Yachting Association in the leisure marine sector


The role of the aircraft carrier

Commander Sue Eagles QVRM RD reviews the history of the Royal Navy’s carriers, and looks to a future in which they remain a key strategic resource

A Taiwanese fishing vessel suspected of illegal fishing off West Africa. Photo: US Navy

From decline to recovery

Julian Parker OBE outlines the Global Ocean Commission’s eight proposals for stimulating a cycle of ocean recovery


Power, resources and environment

Paul G Wright FNI, Master Mariner and Associate Director of Plymouth University Marine Institute, reports from the third Britain and the Sea conference

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The Maritime Volunteer Service

Freelance shipping journalist and MVS Trustee David Hughes PhD MNI explains how the Service is meeting the challenges of the 21st century