Policy paper

Maritime growth study: report

Outcome report from the maritime study with actions for maintaining the UK as a world-leading maritime centre and exploiting further growth opportunities.



This report makes recommendations 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

The report, the outcome of the call for evidence, was created from the:

The government response to the report was issued in December 2015 and the recommendations of this report we’re reviewed in February 2018.

Published 7 September 2015