Press release


News from the Heritage & Education Centre.

STEM Crew module launch
Published: 06 Feb 20

Ship Surveyor Through the Ages 433 listing
Ship Surveyor Through the Ages - now publicly available
Published: 27 Jan 20

The Centre's immersive virtual reality experience is now publicly available for free.

Library and archive closed for 2020 refurbishment listing
Library and archive closed for 2020 refurbishment
Published: 18 Dec 19

A message from the Head of HEC Victoria Culkin about our exciting new refurbishment project.

Victoria Culkin
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HEC enters the world of Virtual Reality
Published: 17 Sep 19

The Centre launches its first virtual reality experience, focusing on the role of a Lloyd's Register surveyor throughout history.

Robotics help HEC bring archives into the digital age.
Published: 23 Aug 19

The ambition to digitise our archival record has received a significant boost with the arrival of an automated book scanner.

Wateproof panorama listing
180,000 people visit Waterproof: Safety at Sea
Published: 08 Jul 19

As our exhibition at the Rotterdam Maritime Museum comes to a close, we take a look back at the exhibition's impact.

Collcutt Building
August reference library closure
Published: 25 Jun 19

Our reference library will be closed for August 2019.

Digi listing
New digital positions within HEC
Published: 19 Jun 19

The Centre are currently looking to add two new members of staff to join the team.

BEJ Freedom listing
Barbara Jones awarded the Freedom of the City of London
Published: 20 Mar 19

HEC's Curator of Maritime History & Heritage received the award to to mark 100 years of female suffrage.

Barbara Jones