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Awards 2022

Britain’s ship-building boom: 10,000s of jobs could turn coastal areas into power houses

BRITAIN'S ship-building industry is on the threshold of a resurgence that could create tens of thousands of jobs and transform economically stagnant communities into coastal power houses, Maritime UK said last night.

The federation, which represents a million maritime-related jobs, is “optimistic” at being given a £1billion boost in the upcoming autumn spending review. “It is the first time in many years that the Department for Transport has been so enthusiastic about the sector and we’re working hand in glove with them to put forward a compelling and transformative bid for the spending review,” said director Ben Murray.

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