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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

National Maritime announced as UK partners of the European Internationalisation Maritime Consortia

Consortex Project

We will be working to help improve the competitiveness of the shipbuilding sector with the aim to form at least five export consortia formed by European interregional SME’s who specialise  in the manufacture of certain built-in packages for marine vessels and structures (bridge, engine room, accommodation and deck) including offshore vessels, marine power plants, cruise ships, scientific vessels and naval.

The project involves partners from five member states of the Atlantic Area Programme (Portugal, Spain, France, Ireland & UK), with a total budget of €1.6 m for two years. If you are a UK maritime business located in the UK, Atlantic Area (Cumbria; Cheshire; Greater Manchester; Lancashire; Merseyside; Gloucestershire, Wiltshire & Bristol/Bath area; Dorset & Somerset; Cornwall & Isles of Scilly; Devon; West Wales & The Valleys; East Wales; South Western Scotland; Highlands & Islands; Northern Ireland) & are interested in this opportunity please contact peter.green@nmdg.co.uk

Visit http://www.consortex.eu/ to find out more about the project

News updates

Mar 31,2019

See the latest Offshore Challenges posted on the new KTN- iX portal

Are you looking for new business opportunities for your technology? Do you have the radical technology needed by global players in rapidly growing sectors? Find out what large innovation challenges

Mar 31,2019

‘Mind the Gap’ – Learning and Development an essential element of any successful maritime business

This edition Sue Potter the former Training and Development Manager of DP World and now Managing Director, S Potter Talent Limited writes about how Learning and Development (L&D) is an

Mar 30,2019

National Historic Ships UK are looking for people who are passionate about a career working on historic boats

SHTP 2 offers a total of sixteen bursaried 12-month training placements at eight partner sites around the UK between 2018-2020. The project will provide trainees with the opportunity to learn

Mar 30,2019

Have fun this Easter – Map the anchors of the world

Help the Nautical Archaeology Society to record historic anchors and learn about their place in our maritime history. Although anchors are considered symbols of the maritime world, it is surprising


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