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<p>National Maritime, is the maritime network for industries influenced by the sea and waterways. 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.</p>

National Maritime, is the maritime network for industries influenced by the sea and waterways. 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.


Membership opens the door to new business opportunities, it is corporate, meaning that all your staff join, not just one individual within a business.

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.

Job-site & Recruitment

Jobs in Maritime, the global maritime job-site and recruitment service of National Maritime. Start your executive search with us.


Maritime industries respond best to a  single approach and brand experience, no matter how they choose to engage. So, now let’s talk about you.




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

business support
business support

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


Seawork - 11 to 13 June 2019

The prestigious Innovations Showcase, which offers the latest in equipment, services, projects and vessels has a new sponsor, National Maritime HSSMI.

The Seawork feature gives exhibitors the chance to demonstrate the results of their hard work in research and development during the past year, with every entry in the Innovations Showcase being offered the chance to win the overall ‘Spirit of Innovation’ trophy, as well as awards in individual categories. An Award and Certificate of Commendation will be presented to the winner of each category.

National Maritime is the UK’s maritime business engagement group for industries influenced by the sea and waterways and HSSMI is a manufacturing innovation institute. Together they support UK maritime business through funding, expertise and talent.

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News updates

Jun 8,2019

A Simple Guide to the Apprenticeship Levy for UK Maritime Industries

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

Jun 8,2019

MBNA Thames Clippers turns 20

Proof that London should make more of the River Thames in its transport strategy. MBNA Thames Clippers has been on an incredible journey over the last two decades and come

Jun 8,2019

Inn2POWER – Connecting Offshore Wind Businesses across the North Sea Region

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

Jun 8,2019

Marine energy rides the tide in Wales

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


Supporting UK Maritime business through funding, expertise and talent

Your business doesn’t stand still – it evolves. Whether you’re looking to expand, improve your competitiveness and productivity, optimise profitability, get the right team in place, raise financing or exit – we connect you to the right specialists to help your business thrive and grow.

  • 1-2-1 business advice
  • Business clinics
  • Specialist workshops
  • Access to finance
  • Marine insurance advice and solutions
  • Degree Apprenticeships

Part-funded projects

  • 3-12 month project support (KEEP+ European business support)
  • 12-36 month UK project support (Knowledge Transfer Partnerships)
  • Academic Research (KEEP+)

We work with businesses of all sizes, through all life-cycle stages. We link clusters, experts and networks.

Please contact peter.green@nmdg.co.uk or l.hyder@gre.ac.uk for more details.


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.

Mark Button, Senior Engineer, Arup