Why the UK?

The UK is a leading, outward-looking, global trading maritime nation. We are the world’s maritime centre and are proud to offer a unique and complete package for maritime business. With cutting-edge technology, high-quality design & manufacturing, unparalleled expertise in services and major investment opportunities, the UK is the natural home for your maritime business.

Design and manufacturing

From handcrafted yachts to highly technical naval systems, the UK offers a complete range of top-quality design, shipbuilding and manufacturing.

Comprehensive services

The UK’s unrivalled expertise in insurance, legal, financial and educational services helps businesses in today’s complex regulatory and financial environment.

Business incentives

The UK has a business-friendly culture, with planned government investment through its Maritime 2050 programme and a competitive tax regime, including an attractive tonnage tax for shipping.