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Worried about economic future of seaside towns? Don’t forget wider maritime economy, the ‘Coastal Powerhouse’
Iain MacKinnon, Secretary to the Maritime Skills Alliance, shares his views on the issue of seaside towns and the wider maritime economy, focusing especially on the Isle of Wight.
Thursday, 12th September, 2019 1:09pm
By Iain Mackinnon with one comment
The MP said that companies like GKN Aerospace help the Isle of Wight raise its profile on the international stage.
Wednesday, 4th September, 2019 8:20am
By The Office of Bob Seely with 2 readers' comments
As well as having two catamarans built here on the Isle of Wight, the ferry company also awarded a £10 million contract to a Birkenhead company to build its new state-of-the-art freight-only ferry.
Thursday, 22nd August, 2019 11:42am
By Lisa Norman with 8 readers' comments
The purchase of the sites will be funded by regeneration funds, approved by the council in its budget for 2019/20, but is subject to being able to agree a purchase price with Homes England.
Thursday, 11th July, 2019 6:40pm
By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments
Since we first interviewed them in their parents' spare room in 2008, the Drake-Knight brothers of Rapanui fame have continued to grow and innovate.
Monday, 29th April, 2019 6:59pm
By Sally Perry with one comment
The new curriculum will include boat-building, including specifications and designing prototypes; navigation electronics; celestial navigation; tides; admiralty chart conventions; shipping forecasts; practical boat-handling skills; and attending Cowes Regatta to celebrate the production of boats.