New shipping boss makes passionate defence of immigration

The new President of the UK Chamber of Shipping, Marcus Bowman, has made a passionate defence of immigration today on his first day in office. Speaking in his inaugur...

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What we do

Maritime UK brings together the shipping, ports and maritime business services sectors in the UK to speak with a single voice on key strategic and practical issues of joint interest. Its intention is to create “joined-up” industry positions between these sectors so that the maritime message can be heard clearly and with greater weight by legislators and other audiences.

Maritime UK represents a substantial part of the British economy:

  • The Maritime UK sectors contribute a total of around £31.5 billion to UK GDP.
  • Maritime UK sectors support around 537,000 jobs and contributes £8.5bn in tax revenues

 

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