Workers November/December 2017
- 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.
- 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.
- Maximise the employment of British seafarers in UK shipping.
- Develop a national maritime strategy with support from trade unions, government and industry.