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Privateers survive by state subsidies

27 October 2017

The Carillion construction and outsourcing giant is not alone in crisis. Other major privatisation and outsourcing companies – Mitie, Interserve Capita – now also face a perilous situation of their own making,

Nautilus’s Charter for Jobs

  1. Provide 100 per cent financial support for the cost of training UK-resident seafarers to avoid a serious maritime skills shortage within the next decade.
  2. Review ship-owner tax relief schemes (Tonnage Tax), so the UK remains attractive to owners whilst promoting the training and employment of UK-resident seafarers.
  3. Maximise the employment of British seafarers in UK shipping.
  4. Develop a national maritime strategy with support from trade unions, government and industry.