New reports shows value of shipping industry

SHIPS AND PORT

A new report by the Centre for Economic and Business Research has shown the value of the shipping industry to the UK economy. 

The research shows that the shipping industry provides:

- Over 60,000 jobs for UK employees 

- £6.6bn in gross value added 

- The Treasury with almost £1bn in tax revenues to fund public services

- Support for over 645,000 jobs across the country 

To read the report in full please click here