Mersey Maritime has been a not-for-profit organisation at the public-private sector interface since 2003, working with hundreds of businesses whose activities span the 33 sub-sectors that make up the industry in the Liverpool City Region. In 2015, the region’s Marine and Maritime Sector comprised some 1250 businesses making a combined contribution of £3.47bn, or 13% of, the regional GDP.
These statistics – and the some of the massive infrastructure developments currently nearing completion across Merseyside – projects such as Liverpool2, Peel’s new £400m deep water container terminal at the Port of Liverpool – ensure that the Maritime Sector is recognised as a key economic driver for the region.
Mersey Maritime works across four main areas of activity:
- Sector Growth
- Knowledge and Skills
Exis Technologies works with Mersey Maritime to help with education and safety in dangerous cargo handling in the port.