Isle of Man Maritime Joins Maritime UK.

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Isle of Man Maritime has joined Maritime UK, the umbrella body and collective voice for the UK’s maritime sector.

The maritime industries come together through Maritime UK to make progress on key areas of shared interest. Maritime UK’s national priorities are people, competitiveness, regional growth, environment, and innovation.

Isle of Man Maritime are the latest organisation to join the national umbrella body, aligning with a variety of organisations who work together to champion and enable a thriving maritime sector. 

Isle of Man Maritime is a not-for-profit organisation, which was formed to develop, support and promote the Isle of Man’s growing maritime sector.

The key objectives of Isle of Man Maritime are:

  • to provide a forum to discuss ideas, opportunities and issues related to the Isle of Man Maritime sector;
  • to provide unified industry perspective and feedback to the Isle of Man Government on proposed legislative changes and government initiatives affecting the Isle of Man maritime sector;
  • to protect and promote globally the interests of the Isle of Man maritime sector;
  • to maintain a continuing dialogue and work closely with the Isle of Man Ship Registry.
Lesley Walker, Director of Isle of Man Maritime said:

“Isle of Man Maritime is proud to join Maritime UK, a leading industry association that brings together the best in British maritime expertise. This collaboration marks a significant milestone for us and is testament to our commitment in supporting and developing our maritime sector, fostering innovation, sustainability, and growth.

 We believe that through this partnership, we can collectively address the challenges and opportunities facing the maritime sector, and together, we can contribute to the continued success of the maritime industry in the Isle of Man and the broader United Kingdom. We look forward to working closely with Maritime UK and its members to drive positive change and enhance the maritime industry's standing in the UK and beyond." 

Chris Shirling-Rooke, Chief Executive of Maritime UK added: 

"We’re excited to welcome Isle of Man Maritime as an associate member of Maritime UK and look forward to working with the team and members to make progress toward our shared ambitions.”

Read more about joining Maritime UK as a member here

Read more about Isle of Man Maritime here