Mersey Maritime - A driving force for the maritime industry on merseysideMersey Maritime - A driving force for the maritime industry on merseyside

Liverpool John Moores University

Ranked in the top 400 universities world-wide in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-14, the exceptional student experience LJMU offers is founded on high quality teaching, ground-breaking research and dedicated staff throughout the University.

LJMU’s ethos captures our aims as the University faces the diverse challenges of the 21st century. Founded in 1825 and granted university status in 1992, LJMU employs 3,000 staff and has 25,000 students studying from a range of 250 degree courses; with such a significant presence in the Liverpool landscape, the University has a deep appreciation of its responsibilities.

Students are given full academic and pastoral support throughout their university experience, and the individual contributions of all our staff to the University’s success are highly-valued. LJMU is a university committed to equality and diversity; we have consistently been one of Stonewall’s Top 100 employers and the highest-ranking university.

Contact

T: +44 (0)151 231 2121 (main switchboard)
T: +44 (0)151 231 2083 (out of hours)
W: www.ljmu.ac.uk

Testimonials

Back in 2008, the average age profile of the workforce at Cammell Laird was 47; so we recognised the need to address a potential skills gap up ahead. As a result of close collaboration with Mersey Maritime we‘ve committed to a long-term training programme that has seen our apprentice numbers rise from zero to more than 100. It’s put us in a much stronger position. We’re in better shape to plan for growth, we’re fulfilling a commitment to provide jobs for young people in this region and we’re revitalising the way we run our business.
John Syvret, CEO, Cammell Laird Group
Mersey Maritime has brought the community together tremendously well.
Colin Kershaw, Brookes Bell
Around 30% of our turnover comes from the maritime travel market including crew and security business, so we were extremely keen to be part of something with a specific maritime industry focus. We don’t currently have a Liverpool base however we do have significant business interests in the region and a Liverpool base is part of our future business plan. Membership is therefore a great way for us to grow our business in the area and stay in touch with what’s going on.
Sally Crotty, Client Services Director, Incorporate Travel Management
Mersey Maritime provides excellent networking opportunities, allowing people to meet people, and they do exceptionally well on training and skills. My only criticism is that companies want more!
James Douglas, ContainerPort
Mersey Maritime is unique, there’s nothing else like it!
Phil James, Weightmans LLP
As a fledgling business with big aspirations for success, joining Mersey Maritime has been absolutely the right move for us. It’s meant we haven’t had to start from scratch, knocking on doors and trying to get access to the right people. Through Mersey Maritime, we’ve attended business events like Face-2-Face and have already been able to meet everyone who’s anyone in this region. It’s the best investment we have made this year!
John Bean, Managing Director, Geo Data Systems
Mersey Maritime is doing so much for the community and its succession planning for business is vitally important. It’s great to see Liverpool coming back as a global player – all power to your elbow!
Simon Reynish, Chairman, CILT North West
I come out of Mersey Maritime’s meetings with a bit of a buzz. Lots of people with the same energy and we can see what’s ahead and we want to be ready for it, be a part of it.
Tom Coyle, Managing Director, DT Engineering Limited
Royal HaskoningDHV is a global engineering and project design consultancy with 6500 staff working in 150 companies, but we’ve been something of a sleeping giant in Liverpool. We decided to upgrade our membership to the Executive Club this year because that’s where we need to be: fully engaged in the cluster, with a place at the table and positioned as first choice company for new business opportunities within our areas of expertise.
Jamie Gray, Associate Director, Royal HaskoningDHV

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