Maritime growth study information

The background, purpose, terms, consultation timeline and announcements of the 'Maritime growth study'.

Maritime growth study final report and review

The outcome policy paper produced from the study containing the findings and recommendations plus reviews of the progress of the report.

  1. Maritime growth study: report
  2. Maritime Growth Study review

About the maritime growth study

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 supported an advisory group.

  1. Maritime growth study: terms of reference

Call for evidence and timetable

A call for evidence was launched on 16 January 2015 seeking contributions to inform the study and closed on 27 February 2015.

The study reported in September 2015 and made recommendations that could benefit areas including:

  • ship financing, ownership and operation
  • maritime education, skills, research and technology
  • the government administration of maritime activities, including ship registration and other policies
  1. Maritime growth study: call for evidence

Speeches and announcements

Communication activity during the study.

Supporting documents

Documents informing the study.

  1. UK Ship Register Advisory Panel report
  2. UK maritime sector: international competitiveness
Published 23 March 2015
Last updated 1 February 2018 + show all updates
  1. 'Maritime Growth Study review' published.
  2. Added 'Maritime growth study: keeping the UK competitive in a global market' report.
  3. Summary of responses to call for evidence published and links added to new international competitiveness and UK Ship Register Advisory Panel reports.
  4. First published.