Successful innovation by collaborating with higher education

We build partnerships with universities worldwide, facilitating their access to our diverse pools of knowledge, and in return, we access an enormous global pool of talent and skills. Individual initiatives often centre around research and development; the breadth of our engagement projects is evidenced below.

We recognise the importance of developing the next generation of industry professionals and are committed to offering excellent personal and professional development opportunities to those early on in their careers.

Australia - AMC

Australian Maritime College is located in Australia’s picturesque island state of Tasmania on the banks of the beautiful Tamar River in Launceston, with a second campus in Beauty Point home to an impressive fleet of training and research vessels. Students are provided with flexible course options in topics as broad as safeguarding marine environments, designing advanced ocean engineering structures or keeping the world’s goods moving through shipping.

UK - Exeter

The University of Exeter combines world-class research with excellent student satisfaction, from UK campuses in the South West of England, in Exeter and Cornwall. The University is one of the very few universities to be both a member of the Russell Group and have a Gold award from the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), evidence of an established international reputation for excellence in both teaching and research.

Canada - MUN

The Memorial University of Newfoundland ocean and naval architectural engineering undergraduate program are rated one of the top programs of its kind in North America. It is the only one in the world with mandatory co-operative education. The program provides the comprehensive education needed to design, operate, and maintain ocean-going ships, floating structures, underwater vehicles, and offshore platforms.

University of South Australia

The University of South Australia is Australia's University of Enterprise. Their culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners.


University College London is a major public research university located in the UK and the largest university by postgraduate intake, thereby offering substantial R&D programmes and access to talent.

Australia - UQ

The University of Queensland ranks in the top 50 as measured by the Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities. The University also ranks 46 in the QS World University Rankings, 42 in the US News Best Global Universities Rankings, 66 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings and 54 in the Academic Ranking of World Universities.