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delivering a sustainable programme to support communities
National Maritime – Supporting SMEs in the UK maritime sector through funding, expertise and talent. We are the business engagement group for the UK maritime sectors small and medium sized businesses (SMEs). We bring together members of the UK’s maritime sector from engineering, ports and logistics, services, heritage and social sciences, fisheries, shipping, offshore energy, superyacht and leisure.
As a powerhouse of UK maritime SMEs we focus on the development of supply chains that help drive trade, productivity and economic growth and we contribute to the sustainable growth of the UK’s estuarine and coastal communities. We help members realise their business visions and address targeted business challenges. We work to promote and develop excellence in all activities related to business, skills and education.
Events & Networking
Business is all about making the right connections and building the relationships that lead to further business. Make the maritime connection and start networking today.
Widely recognised for our high quality events with leading speakers, National Maritime holds over 42 events each year enabling your business to make new connections and do business, including sector support workshops, seminars and trade events to support key sectors
Representing our members, we draw on our expertise to assist policymakers to promote the issues and interests raised, ensuring government and stakeholders understand the views and needs of industry, to drive economic growth
Whether you are a start-up or an established business looking to grow, we offer professional advice, guidance and information required to help you succeed
Did you know? The apprenticeship levy was implemented on 6th April 2017, to support the Government’s commitment to improving productivity by increasing the quantity and quality of apprenticeships and their
The leading offshore wind clusters of the North Sea Region have joined forces to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in engaging in innovative cross-border collaboration and business opportunities. The
The Welsh Government announced their continued support to marine energy in Wales following the award of €14.9 million of EU funding for the next phase of Minesto’s tidal energy scheme
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
Thanks for a great event and all you do to promote our great maritime sector.
Rt Hon Anna Soubry, Minister of State (Minister for Small Business, Industry and Enterprise)
Tall Ships Festival 2017 – We are very pleased to be supporting National Maritime/ Jobs in Maritime at this prestigious event, and on behalf of VolkerStevin and our guests, I would like to thank you once again.
Eddie Tattersall, Business Development Director, VolkerStevin
Tall Ships Festival 2017 – It was a pleasure! Thank you for inviting us and for giving us such a superb spot. It was a very successful event for us where we managed to attract a good number of new supporters and spread some MCS love around the wonderful setting of Greenwich.
Nicola Greaves, Head of Marketing, Marine Conservation Society
Tall Ships Festival 2017 – A huge thank you for your hospitality last night. It was a great treat to travel up through Tower Bridge on a Tall Ship, a unique opportunity. Great to meet you Peter and fabulous to spend time with you Sezen. A really good evening and event.
Matthew Beckwith, Operations Director, City Cruises PLC
Thank you very much for the event. It was a great success! If only there were even more events like that in the industry.
Anna Cebaseva, CSC
Many thanks – I’m very happy it hit the spot. I enjoyed the various interactions before, after the presentation and there were a lot of good connections made.
Roger Bailey, Tideway
Thanks again also for the high quality event hosting and facilitating on the day. The venue is excellent and you ran things very professionally which made a positive impression on all involved.
Stewart Cutchey, CEFAS (Centre for Environment Fisheries Aquaculture Science)
Thank you, Sezen, for an excellent meeting, which I attended in some trepidation, being something of a backroom person, but it was very useful and I made some good contacts.
Bob Telford, Faversham Creek Trust
Thank you Peter, your team have been amazing. We are really appreciative of your support.
KATHARINE SCHÄFLI, Global Head of Brand Clipper Round the World
Tall Ships Festival 2017 – Thanks for all your support which has meant a great deal. Until next time…
Cllr Denise Hyland, Leader, Royal Greenwich
Coastal Development Seminar 2018 – Great event yesterday, nice one. Thanks again for the invite.
David Knapp, Business Development and Marketing Manager, J T Mackley & Co Ltd
Thanks for putting on the Coastal Development Seminar last night, it was very interesting.
Our purpose is to serve and support our members to help them grow and increase business. We promote the UK as a world class location central to the country’s global maritime aspirations and work with those industries ambitious to drive trade, productivity and economic growth.