Associate Director (Marketing and Outreach)
Associate Director (Outreach & Marketing)
University of Plymouth
Centre for International Shipping and Logistics
University of Plymouth Busniess School
MSc International Shipping (CNAA)
BSc (Hons) Maritime Studies (University of Wales)
2000 - 2006 Acting Principal Lecturer
Centre for International Shipping and Logistics
University of Plymouth Business School
1992 - 2000 Senior Lecturer
University of Plymouth:
Institute of Marine Studies
1984 - 1992 Senior Lecturer / Lecturer Grade 2
Polytechnic South West / Plymouth Polytechnic
School of Maritime Studies
1979 - 1984 Lecturer Grade 2 /Lecturer Grade 1
Faculty of Maritime Studies
Plymouth College of Further Education
1975 - 1979 Senior Deck Officer
Overseas Containers Ltd (now Maersk)
1974 - 1975 Assistant Master
Milton Abbey School, Dorset
1966 - 1974 Deck Officer Apprentice and Junior Deck Officer
Ocean Fleets Ltd: Blue Funnel Line, Glen & Shire Lines, Elder Dempster
1962 - 1965 Cadet
HMS "Conway" Merchant Navy Training School
FNI Fellow Nautical Institute
Roles on external bodies
AMRIE (Alliance of Maritime Regional Interests in Europe)
Quality Shipping Working Group,Committee Member(1997 - date)
Honorary Secretary South West Branch (1988 - date)
Council Member (2010 - date)
Sea Vision UK
Education Training & Careers Advisory Commitee
Committee Member (2002 - date)
Committee Member (1999 - date)
Postgraduate and undergraduate courses in the areas of Maritime Business, International Shipping and Port Operations. Subject areas presently taught include: Ship Operations, Commercial Practice-Shipping Law, Human Resource Management, Port Operations, Maritime Geography.
Past teaching experience has involved the delivery of training and educational courses recognised by the Department for Transport and Royal Yachting Association. The courses led to professional qualifiocation for the professional mariner, fishermand and yachtsman. Courses have been taught at all levels from RYAS Dayskipper to Master Mariner (Class 1) and have included the following subject knowledge: Ship Master's Business, Ship Construction & Stability, Meteorology, Ocean, Coastal and Electronic Navigation, Radar, Seamanship.
Staff serving as external examiners
BSc (Hons) Merchant Ship Operations
Southampton Institute of Higher Education
1999 - 2003
A spects of maritime safety, shipping quality, maritime education and training, maritime careers, role of maritime cluster organisations and promotion of the maritime industrial sector. Ship and port operational management practice is embodied in the range of interests.
Wright P. Chapter 14 (2011) ‘Shipping, Regulatory Institutions and Regulations.’
The Blackwell Companion to Maritime Business Ed Talley Wayne.
Wiley -Blackwell to be published. Autumn 2011. Wright P. Chapter 7 (2011) 'Ensuring Safe and Sustainable Cruise Operations.’
The Cruise Industry; Emerging Issues Problems and Solutions Ed. Gibson P
Gabler Research. to be published . July 2011.
Watson R., and P. Wright (2010). ‘Shipping.’
Marine Climate Change Impact Partnership (M CCIP) Annual Report Card 2010-11.
MCCIP Science Review. 6pp. www.mccip.org.uk/arc
Wright P (2008). ‘Shipping.’
Marine Climate Change Impact Partnership (MCCIP) Annual Report Card 2007-2008
MCCIP Science Review.12 pp. www.mccip.org.uk/media/5086/shipping.pdf
Wright P.G. et al. (2007) Port & Terminal Management (Editor)
Lesson 2. Cargoes & Ships
Lesson 5. Legal Aspect of Port Management
Lesson 9 Port Equipment
Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers. Witherby:
Wright P. G. Manning and Crewing – Issues and Actions.
Maritime Review: Pacific Publishing. In Press Winter 2006.
Wright P.G. Improving Standards of International Ship Manning and Training
Maritime Review. Pacific Publishing. Autumn 2005. pp9-13. ISSN 1365 7542 .
Wright P.G. Ensuring Quality in Supply Chain Management - the Maritime Sector
Logistics Research Network Conference 2005. Chartered Institute of Transport. pp 497 - 505 ISBN 1-904564-13-5.
Wright P.G. The European Ships' Officer - Opportunities for Future Generations
Maritime R eview. Pacific Publishing. Winter 2003/04 pp57-69 ISSN 1365 7542 .
Wright P.G . Gross Tonnage and Container Loss
Paper presented to the Quality Shiping Group of the Alliance of Maritime Regional Interests in Europe (AMRIE) November 2001
Wright P.G. Marketing and Promoting Graduate Training for a Career in the Maritime Industry.
Second International Maritime Training & Education Seminar, London. Lloyds List Events.
Wright P.G . Meeting the Challenges Facing Maritime Education
Lloyds Nautical Yearbook 1999 ISBN 1-85978-840-8 pp108-110.
Wright P.G. Maritime Education Supporting the Needs of Harbour and Port Management .
1st Congress of the International Harbour Masters Association. Amsterdam.May 1998.
The Fatal Flaw Collisions at Sea & Failure of the Rules of the Road - D Thomas
ISBN 0-9541981-0-7 Reviewed in Shipping & Transport Lawyer May 2002
The Making of the University of Plymouth - A Kennerley
ISBN 1-84102-060-9 Reviewed in Seaways 2001 p31
Eddystone 300, The Finger of Light - M Palmer
ISBN 0 9534621 0 2 Reviewed in South West Soundings No 45 p38-39
Reports & invited lectures
Shipping Quality – Meeting the Challenges
Seaberth Conference, Cirrus Logistics.
Cranfield University, July 2006.
Education and Training in the Plymouth Maritime Sector
Enterprise Plymouth. November 2004
Marketing Undergraduate Training
Keynote paper presented to the Merchant Navy Training Board
Chamber of Shipping London February 2002
The Third International Port Investors Forum 2005
Executive Summary lloyds List Events London April 2005
Erika - A Defining Event
Seaways February 2002 p34-35
Navigating the Future - IT in Shipping - Bridge Needs
Nautical Institute Publication 1997
Allocation of Bunker Fuel Emmissions
Report for the Department of the Environment 1996