Policy paper

Maritime growth study: report

Outcome report, produced from the maritime study, on the competitiveness of the UK maritime sector and recommendations for future growth.


Maritime growth study: keeping the UK competitive in a global market

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A report containing the findings of the Maritime Growth Study. It includes recommendations to both government and industry on:

  • maintaining the UK’s position as a world-leading maritime centre
  • exploiting opportunities to generate further growth in the sector

The study was chaired by Lord Mountevans, who recommends that action is taken in specific areas to provide:

  • leadership by both government and industry, including a more commercial and responsive UK maritime administration within government and an industry-led promotional body
  • more proactive action to replenish and develop the skills needed to maintain our position as a world-leading maritime centre
  • effective marketing by industry and government of what the UK maritime sector has to offer both domestically and internationally
Published 7 September 2015