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Supporting Organisations
Department for Transport
We plan and invest in transport infrastructure to keep the UK on the move. To encourage economic growth through trade and travel we are working to encourage commercial development by ports, effectively regulating vessels in the UK’s waters and improving maritime security and safety, including search and rescue capabilities.
Maritime UK
Maritime UK brings together the UK’s shipping, ports, services, engineering and leisure marine industries to promote
the sector, in uence government and drive growth. The maritime sector is the fundamental enabler of British global trade. With cutting-edge technology, high-quality design & manufacturing, unparalleled expertise in services and major investment opportunities, the UK is the natural home for global maritime business. We support just under one million jobs and contribute around £40bn to UK GDP.
Shipping Innovation
Shipping Innovation Limited is an independent joint venture company that brings together two of the most creative, energetic and well-connected media companies in the maritime, transport and energy industries, Elaborate Communications Ltd and Petrospot Ltd.
Baltic Exchange
The Baltic Exchange is the world’s only independent source of maritime market information for the trading and settlement of physical and derivative contracts. Our international community of more than 600 members encompasses the majority of world shipping interests and commits to a code of business conduct overseen by the Baltic.
British Marine
As the leading trade association for the UK’s marine industry, British Marine represents over 1,500 members drawn from the leisure marine, superyacht, small commercial marine and passenger boat sectors, with most member companies being small and medium-sized businesses. From technical support and expert advice to training, lobbying and high-pro le events, British Marine delivers its members a host of services and business opportunities.
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