Clay Maitland

On a quest for quality in shipping

Shipwrecked – a must see for anyone

I have just spent the last few days in Singapore at the opening of one of the oldest and most important marine archaeological finds of the late 20th century – the fabulous Shipwrecked: Tang Treasures and Monsoon Winds exhibition which has opened at the ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands. Continue reading

Too clever for our own good

Attending Lloyd’s Register’s recent Technology Days, from which you emerge after each session feeling bruised and battered by the sheer brilliance of what is going on at the coal face of maritime research, and in my case at least, a feeling of inadequacy. Continue reading

The dangers of GPS reliance

Every day that passes increases our dependence on the clever satellites of the Global Positioning System. Continue reading