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

Event Description

FUELLING THE NORTHERN POWERHOUSE –  THE CASE FOR THE MARITIME KNOWLEDGE HUB – With UK Shipping Minister Robert Goodwill MP

Date: 25 May 2016
Time: 7:30am – 9:00am
Venue: Hill Dickinson LLP, The Broadgate Tower, 20 Primrose Street, London, EC2A 2EW

The event launched – in the presence of UK Shipping Minister Robert Goodwill MP – of a new, independent report into the size, contribution and influence of the Marine and Maritime sector in the North. The report had been commissioned to evaluate demand for, and potential contribution from, the Maritime Knowledge Hub and came hot on the heels of independent research published in April 2016 by the City of London Corporation which showed that the UK is the world’s leading maritime business services hub.

Speakers at the event included:

  • Robert Goodwill MP, UK Shipping Minister, Department For Transport
  • Gary Hodgson, Chief Operating Officer, Peel Ports Group
  • Chris Shirling-Rooke, CEO, Mersey Maritime
  • Bernard Molloy, Chair, Superport
  • Maria Pittordis, Business Group Leader, Hill Dickinson LLP

Event Detail

  • Ministerial Visits
  • May 2016