The report by the Marine Science Coordination Committee (MSCC):
- assesses the UK requirements for large-scale research vessels for the next 5 years
- proposes cost effective options for the joint ownership and/or joint procurement of new vessels
- proposes efficient arrangements for the management and/or maintenance of the fleet
- identifies costed options for strengthened co-ordination of government vessel operation
You can read more information about the work of the Marine Science Co-ordination Committee.