Greenwich Maritime Institute holds a range of events, seminars and conferences including the popular Public Research Seminar Series which are held in Greenwich at monthly intervals.
Experts are invited to give a presentation on areas that relate to the three broad themes that the GMI specialises in: Maritime History, Maritime Policy and Maritime Security. Presentations are then followed by questions from the audience. Anyone is welcome to attend these free seminars although advance booking is required via Eventbrite.co.uk.
This year we are pleased to announce a variety of topics such as:
Licensing Private Maritime Security Companies
Navy, Identity & Leisure in 20th Century Britain
Loss of the RB Angus
1412 – The Year China Discovered the World
Designing New Vessels for 21st Century Tidal Thames
Human Rights Considerations in the Maritime Industry
The China Maritime Centre is holding a one-day course on Monday 10th June 2013 in Greenwich, UK.
Over the last decade China has become the leading influence shaping global seaborne trade, as result of a remarkable upsurge in trade volumes. This GMI short course will be led by the Director of China Maritime Centre Dr Minghua Zhao, international shipping analyst Richard Scott and researcher Yifan Liao who specialises in ship recycling. The aim of the course is to investigate how, and explain why, China has become such a prominent part of the global maritime scene within a relatively short period since the early 2000s, and to provide some clues about future trends.
The course will focus on three specific areas of growth within the maritime industry in China:
•China’s maritime trade and ports: a remarkable expansion