The Underwater Technology Podcast

Weekly short podcasts from the Society for Underwater Technology featuring news and an interview with an expert on underwater technology, engineering, science, history & policy from across the international subsea world.

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All Episodes

25 February 2021 – Pod 50 – Anna Lambert, SubSea Craft on their revolutionary VICTA Class Diver Delivery Unit


18 February 2021 – Pod 49 – Joe Nicolette on Net Environmental Benefit Analysis based Comparative Assessment


11 February 2021 – Pod 48 – Dr Ed Steele on Role of the Met Office in Supporting the Offshore Industry


5 February 2021 – Pod 47 – Richard Whitehouse, HR Wallingford Sediment Dynamics & Physical Modeling of Monopiles & Seabed Structures


28 January 2021 – Pod 46 – Marco Gilissen, Fugro – Unexploded Ordnance Risk Mitigation


21 January 2021 – Pod 45 – The International Hybrid Electric/Human-Powered Submarine Racing Series with Professor William Megill, Matt Silver-Vallance, Dr Björn Backeberg and Nick Cunningham-Moorat 


14 January 2021 – Pod 44 – Leigh Storey, NOC, on the Future of Net Zero Carbon Oceanographic Research


7 January 2021 – Pod 43 – David Todd, HR Wallingford, on Solving the World’s Most Complex Water Challenges


31 December 2020 – Pod 42 – Captain Don Walsh, Part 2 – on his Antarctic Work, the US Navy and Working with James Cameron


24 December 2020 – Pod 41 – Captain Don Walsh, Part 1 – Don’s Early Career and First Deep Dives


17 December 2020 – Pod 40 – We answer your questions on the Underwater World


10 December 2020 – Pod 39 – H I Sutton on ‘Covert Shores’, OSINT and Narcosubs


3 December 2020 – Pod 38 – Ralph Rayner on his career in ocean science, policy & industry


27 November 2020 – Pod 37 – Nick Swift, Chair of SUT Defence Special Interest Group


19 November 2020 – Pod 36 – Vahid Walker of Walker Subsea Ltd


10 November 2020 – Pod 35 – Adrian Phillips, Chair of SUT Middle East Branch on ADIPEC & SUT in the Middle East


5 November 2020 – Pod 34 – David Ince, Reed Exhibitions


29 October 2020 – Pod 33 – Chris Gilson, 2G Robotics on subsea dynamic laser scanning


22 October 2020 – Pod 32 – Peter Bromley, Engineering Director Seiche Water Technology Group


15 October 2020 – Pod 31 – Luke Alden, International Submarine Engineering, subsea innovators in the west of Canada


8 October 2020 – Pod 30 – Steve Hall on the Blue Economy and future technologies


1 October 2020 – Pod 29 – Alastair McKie, Fugro, on transition towards remote offshore operations


24 September 2020 – Pod 28 Moya Crawford, on her life in salvage, decommissioning, and more


17 September 2020 – Pod 27 – David Strachan, Strikepod on Imagining autonomous micro-naval warfare & future underwater conflict with Strikepod Systems


10 September 2020 – Pod 26 – John Englander on Sea Level Rise


3 September 2020 – Pod 25 – Professor Gwyn Griffiths on ‘life in Ocean Technology, Innovation and Discovery


27 August 2020 – Pod 24 – Andreas Dracoulis on ‘A Common-sense approach to Consequential Loss’


20 August 2020 – Pod 23 – Lou Cooperhouse, CEO BlueNalu on Cellular Aquaculture – sustainable marine protein to feed the future


13 August 2020 – Pod 22 – Deep Ocean Exploration & discovery using human-occupied vehicles, ROVs & AUVs


6 August 2020 – Pod 21 – Karen Boswarva, PhD student in Marine Robotics at SAMS, research using Gavia AUV


30 July 2020 – Pod 20 – Professor Ed Hill OBE – The role of the UK’s National Oceanography Centre


23 July 2020 – Pod 19 – Mick Cook – A career in offshore site investigation, geotechnics and geophysics


16 July 2020 – Pod 18 – Alexander Fuglesang on subsea pumping systems


9 July 2020 – Pod 17 – Judith Patten MBE – Cheerfully championing our offshore community


2 July 2020 – Pod 16 – Peter King, University of Tasmania, on exploring under Antarctic ice using the ISE Explorer AUV


30 June 2020 – Pod 15 – Bruce Butler on Theseus Under Ice


24 June 2020 – Pod 14 – Keith Broughton on underwriting & insurance of specialist underwater systems


18 June 2020 – Pod 13 – Steffan Lindsø of Oceaneering on the ‘Freedom’ ROV/AUV


15 June 2020 – Pod 12 (actually 10.1) – Dr Francesca Santoro on Ocean Literacy


12 June 2020 – Pod 11 – Charles Reith on Training, CPD & Professional Standards


8 June 2020 – Pod10 – World Oceans Day Special


3 June 2020 – Pod 9 – Garry Momber on Underwater Cultural Heritage, Drowned Landscapes & Scientific Diving


28 May 2020 – Pod 8 – Mark Burnett, CEO Seiche Water Technology Group, on unmanned surface vehicles supporting offshore industry, monitoring & research


22 May 2020 – Pod 7 – Mark Beattie-Edwards, Nautical Archaeology Society, on the wreck on the “London”, 1665


20 May 2020 – Pod 6 – Tony Laing on Maximising Opportunities in the Subsea Sector – Blue Growth, innovation and role of NSRI


13 May 2020 – Pod 5 – Tony Globe on Tribology – dealing with wear, lubrication & friction in subsea engineering


6 May 2020 – Pod 4 – Prof Rachel Mills, deep ocean exploration with submersibles, ROVs & AUVs


1 May 2020 – Pod 3 – Jim Hanlon, COVE Ocean Canada


24 April 2020 – Pod 2 – Geraint West on underwater positioning


21 April 2020 – Pod 1- Introduction to SUT