Maritime & Marine

Ferry good deal: Brittany Ferries powers ahead after becoming part-owner of Condor Ferries

Brittany Ferries has officially become the part-owner of Condor Ferries. The deal, announced last year, had been subject to scrutiny by competition authorities. But... READ MORE »

Launch your career in the best way with an apprenticeship at Sunseeker International

Sunseeker International, Poole's biggest private employer and one of Britain's largest superyacht builders, is looking to recruit 40 apprentice boat builders. The new... READ MORE »

Maritime UK South West to make a splash in collaboration with Cornwall Marine Network

A renamed maritime partnership, which includes Dorset, is planning to make quite a splash. South Coast Marine Cluster has rebranded as part of a collaboration with... READ MORE »

Awards 1: Top honours for Sunseeker's 76 Yacht at prestigious Motor Boat Awards

Global superbrand - and Dorset success story -  Sunseeker International has won a top award for its 76 Yacht. The craft won the ‘Flybridges over 60ft’ category at... READ MORE »

Portland Port on for another record breaker as 46 cruise ships and 80,000 people set to arrive

Portland Port’s 2020 cruise season is going to be another record breaker with the greatest number of cruise calls and passengers to date. A total of 46 cruise ships are... READ MORE »

Boat enthusiasts who turned hobby into a business are now riding the crest of a wave

Partners Dom Coleman and Sarah Boats admit their decision to turn a love of the water into a business could have sunk their hobby. But three years to the month after... READ MORE »

Yachtswoman Pip thanks 'amazing' backers as world title challenge moves into new phase

A Poole sailor who is now just 11 months away from taking part in one of the planet’s most extreme sporting events has paid tribute to her “amazing” business... READ MORE »

Plaques exchanged as cross channel vessel becomes largest ferry to enter Poole Harbour

A vessel which forms part of the Brittany Ferries’ fleet has become the largest ferry to ever enter Poole Harbour. MV Connemara has taken over the daily cross channel... READ MORE »

National accolade as Poole marine electronics specialist is named Small Business of the Year

A Poole company has been named UK Small Business of the Year. Marine electronics specialist Actisense received the title at the Chamber Business Awards. Staged by the... READ MORE »

Ferry company turns the tide on plastic waste (and 2020 will see it target airborne emissions)

A ferry company which operates a twice-daily passenger service from Poole is turning the tide on plastic waste. Brittany Ferries has revealed it has purged almost 5.7... READ MORE »