Facts & Figures

UK ships, boats, marine systems and equipment, skills and expertise are recognised throughout the world.

The ‘marine industries’ manufacture and provide support services in the Leisure, Naval, Commercial, Offshore Renewable Energy and other sectors. They:

  • Include over 5,000 companies across the UK, not just on our coasts
  • Employ nearly 90,000 people
  • Generate nearly £10bn turnover, and
  • Contribute over £3.5bn Gross Value Added to the nation’s GDP