Interview: Sinclair Browne, Chief Executive Port of Inverness, Talks Port Operations, Technology, Brexit And More

Interview by Paul González-Morgan (Marine Strategy) - Sinclair Browne is Chief Executive of the Port of Inverness, situated in the city of Inverness, the capital of the Scottish Highlands. It is operated as a Trust Port under the control of Inverness Harbour Trust which was constituted by an Act of Parliament in the 19th century. Ships have been calling at Inverness for … [Read more...]

Interview: Mark Dickinson, General Secretary of Nautilus International, Talks Seafarers’ Pay, Working Conditions, Criminalization and More

Interview by Paul González-Morgan (Marine Strategy) - Mark Dickinson, is General Secretary of the trade union Nautilus International, with members in waterborne transport sectors all over the world – from deepsea oil tankers to river cruises. Mark has spent over 40 years in the maritime industry, which began when he joined the British Merchant Navy as a Navigating Cadet in … [Read more...]

Inventions Shaping Our Oceans: Rafnar Hull

By Ariadne Dimoulas - This article series will look into inventions shaping today’s seascape. How has our mariner history resulted in today’s groundbreaking inventions? Which inventions direct our future? What is the catalyst for these inventions, meaning what is the intersection between a particular place and particular person that causes such a revolutionary spark? Finally, … [Read more...]

Interview with Baleària’s President and Main Shareholder, Adolfo Utor

Interview by Paul González-Morgan (Marine Strategy) - Adolfo Utor is the President and main shareholder of the Baleària, Spain’s leading shipping company in the transport of passengers and cargo between the Balearic Islands and the Iberian Peninsula (through the ports of Barcelona, Valencia and Denia). Baleària are one of the largest operators in the Strait of Gibraltar … [Read more...]

A Candid Interview With Ally Cedeno Of Women Offshore

We recently had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Chief Mate Ally Cedeno, founder of the influential and inspiring organization Women Offshore. In addition to getting an MBA degree and actively sailing offshore Ally has built an important and valuable online resource for an industry in which women comprise a small but growing minority. What is the bottleneck for … [Read more...]