The Maritime Archaeology Trust (MAT) (formerly the HWTMA) is a non-profit making organization that promotes interest, research and knowledge of maritime archaeology and heritage. Our remit includes research, fieldwork, training, education and outreach. We investigate a wide range of marine heritage assets - submerged landscapes, shipwrecks, and coastal instillations - in addition to undertaking broader strategic studies. The HWTMA was formed in 1991 and MAT is now involved in many nationally and internationally significant projects.
Maritime Archaeology Ltd is a maritime archaeological consultancy owned by MAT, specialised in Environmental Impact Assessments, strategic studies, marine geophysical survey, diving and field investigations, plus education and outreach.