Articles from Maritime UK

Maritime Skills Commission releases Seafarer Cadet Review Report

Seafarer training must be funded by government to remain internationally competitive

Maritime is a home for those who want to address the climate crisis

This year and the last will be remembered for many things. From lockdowns and Line of Duty, to Tik Tok and the Tiger King. Perhaps the most crucial trend of all, however, has been green.

The Suez Canal block sheds light on the importance of UK maritime careers

When the Ever Given, a 200,000-tonne Panama-flagged ship, ran aground in the mouth of the Suez Canal, trade between Europe and Asia ground almost to a halt. By 28th March, at least 369 ships were queueing to pass through the canal. The value of those ships in trade terms was close to £6.9 billion.

Freeports will create some 170,000 jobs in the coming five to ten years

Renewable energy, cybersecurity, naval architecture – why job seekers should consider maritime  For Chancellor Rishi Sunak, the eight English freeports announced last month will ‘exemplify the future economy’, and ‘unlock billions' in investment, trade, and jobs. Indeed, these ports – special economic zones with simpler planning and customs, as well as other incentives – will create some 170,000 jobs in the coming five to ten years, according to the ports’ own calculations.

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