As a forum for the industry to meet and discuss topical issues, Mersey Maritime is unique. There is nothing else like it!Phil James - Hill Dickinson
Mersey Maritime has a national presence and can help HSE to get our message to its stakeholders. It's collective working for a safer industry.David Bosworth - Health and Safety Executive
Mersey Maritime facilitates networking not just at a local level, it provides an excellent support function for SMEs in particular. You bring potential clients to the table that wouldn't necessarily have been obvious to us. You have widened our vision.Eamonn Lynch - Liverpool Fresh Produce Terminal
Mersey Maritime provides excellent networking opportunities, allowing people to meet people, and it does exceptionally well on training and skills. My only criticism is that companies want more!James Douglas - Container Port
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 - CILT
A unique business initiative that has been created by the maritime industry on Merseyside to enable our region to consolidate on its successful past and build for a sustainable future.Jim Teasdale - Mersey Maritime
Because Mersey Maritime regularly brief MPs on ports and maritime issues they had an established network and helped to open doors we had been pushing against for monthsJens Nielsen - DFDS Torline
The Port of Workington entirely supports the work of Mersey Maritime in representing a maritime cluster. Colin Sharpe - Port of Workington
Business Support Services
Strong partnerships with the local authorities' key business support teams in Liverpool, Sefton, Wirral, Knowsley, St. Helens and Halton mean we can help point you in the right direction for access to information and assistance packages for your business. Contact us for more information.
Maritime Sector Development Programme:
Mersey Maritime is the representative organisation for the Ports and Maritime Sector on Merseyside, representing approximately 1000 companies and 26,000 employees across the region.
We currently have funding to support maritime businesses in improving their performance. The support consists of a minimum of 12 hours fully funded consultancy time in one or more areas including:
Who is eligible for this support?
A business must be classified as a Small to Medium sized Enterprise (SME) in the maritime sector and be based in the Merseyside area. An SME is defined as having less than 250 employees, an annual turnover of less than EUR 50m and a balance sheet total of less than EUR 43m.
How Can I Access this Support?
If you are interested in our free business assistance, please contact the Mersey Maritime team on telephone: 0151 647 4747 or email Tim Morgan on: firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional information is included in our Development Brochure pdf below, plase click to download.
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