Pathfinders leading the way in Marine

The region’s location, and the marine environment, is a continued focus today. Much of Dundee’s present-day maritime industry is based at the Port of Dundee, where decommissioning and renewable energy service providers are based and operate throughout the country’s waters.

Fife is home to a world-renowned marine science institute, the Sea Mammal Research Unit (SMRU) at the University of St Andrews. With over 40 staff and students, SMRU is a formidable concentration of expertise and talent in marine mammalogy and, more generally, in marine ecology.