The study considered the opportunities and challenges that the UK faces in maintaining its position as a leading maritime centre. It looked at all aspects of the maritime sector and identified where action could be taken to generate growth.
The study was chaired by Lord Mountevans, a director at international shipbroker Clarksons and the chairman of Maritime UK. The chair of the maritime growth study was supported by an advisory group of 8 leading figures from industry.
The study made recommendations to government and industry to help the UK maritime sector continue to compete globally and identified opportunities for growth.