Shoreham Port

The heritage of Shoreham Port can be traced all the way back to 1760. Since inception, it has been operating as a Trust Port, meaning it runs as its own independent statutory body. Surpluses made are reinvested in the Port to benefit both stakeholders and the local community, creating jobs and opportunities.

Romica Tie Group (RTG) 

The Romica Tie Group (RTG) was founded by Mike Turner and his father, Bob Turner, 20 years ago to combine their knowledge in the design and manufacture of deck equipment. Over the last 20 years, the father and son duo created a highly successful business. Owner and Managing Director Mike Turner reviewed the company’s latest operations. Report by Imogen Ward.

Neptune P2P Group

Neptune P2P Group is an international security risk management and maritime security market leader that has been successfully completing operations for clients since 2009. Group Managing Director Carl Sykes reviewed the company’s extensive portfolio of security services, in conversation with Phil Nicholls.

Shield Marine Services

Shield Marine Services is dedicated to serving all marine sectors, offering turn-key installation solutions. Managing Director of Shield Marine Derek Lewry, Chairman of Shield Services Group Luke House and Marketing Director David Harmer gave insights into Shield Marine’s ongoing projects and what it has planned for the future. Report written by Imogen Ward.


SEAmagine, based in California, designs, engineers and manufactures a range of small private submarines with the capability to take humans safely and confidently into the depths of every corner of the world’s oceans. After almost three decades in business, SEAmagine continues to set the standard for the industry. Co-Founder Charles Kohnen spoke to Richard Hagan about the business of carrying people into earth’s most spectacular, wondrous and hostile environment.


Swiftships continues to accelerate ahead of the shifting currents in military watercraft complex demands. With a $1.3B backlog in play, the Louisiana shipyard is at the heart of technological advancements that foresee 3D printing of repair parts and the development of ever more intelligent and secure multi-mission unmanned vessels.

Highland Maritime

With almost 15 years’ experience managing vessels in the marine industry, Highland Maritime continues to live up to its commitment of making customers smile. Managing Director Andrew Airey provided an update on the company’s operations and discussed its continuous popularity, in a report written by Imogen Ward. 

Vertom Group

Vertom Group is one of the largest European operators in short-sea shipping. Warner Warnders, Managing Director of Vertom Bereederungs GmbH, shared the story with Phil Nicholls and Hannah Barnett.