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

Event Description

UK Shipping Minister the Rt Hon John Hayes MP visited Liverpool on the 20th October 2016 to view key maritime projects for the city region.

Starting the day at Liverpool John Moores University to officially open the new maritime bridge and engine simulator training facility in the Byrom Street Campus, the minister then travelled to the docks to witness the first royal christening of a ship in Liverpool for 50 years; The Atlantic Sea, an ACL ship, was christened by HRH Princess Anne.

After this it was over to see the developments at Liverpool 2 with Peel Ports before heading back to the Maritime Knowledge Hub for am evening reception hosted by Mersey Maritime, at which it was announced that Liverpool John Moores University will be working in collaboration with Mersey Maritime to deliver a Maritime Graduate Programme.

Event Detail

  • Ministerial Visits
  • October 2016