Ireland is showing the rest of the maritime world the way to go. In a move more reminiscent of a big corporation than a government, The Marine Institute and the Irish Maritime Development Organisation is convening teams of Irish and international delegates to identify the research, development and innovation projects for Ireland’s maritime future. Everyone […]
For the last 2 years, Chris Fisher has acted as Head of Maritime to the Northwest Regional Development Agency on part time secondment. This contract concluded successfully in March 2005. Recognising the suburb support that Chris has received from both public sector partners and companies, Chris commented, “It has been a privilege to work with […]
Fisher Associates have been appointed by HITRANS, a partnership of several local authorities and Highlands & Islands Enterprise, to undertake a study into strategic sea crossings for the Northern and Western Isles. The study will focus on innovative but practical development opportunities for 2005 to 2025.
After several months of close working with Maritime London and the Corporation of London, Fisher Associates’ report on “The Future of London’s Maritime Services Cluster: A Call for Action” is published today. The Chair of Maritime London said, “I am delighted with the frank approach it adopts in highlighting the many issues the sector faces.
As part of our work in the NW, we have been involved in developing the concept of a Schools Challenge for England’s Northwest. Inspired by the pilot work carried out in the South West, the Maritime NW project has recently received approval for funding by the Northwest Development Agency. Go to the Maritime NW page.
The Corporation of London has appointed us to undertake a study into the Maritime Services Cluster in London. The objective is to provide a detailed understanding of how the cluster functions, how it competes with rival centres, and what measures, if any, might be necessary to ensure that it maintains its current pre-eminence. It is […]
We have recently stated working on this assignment to develop a strategy for Sri Lanka to develop as a logistics hub for the Indian Sub Continent. The strategy is considering the various elements of the cluster: • The Port of Colombo, slated for major development in the near future, interconnected with … • Colombo airport […]