Design and manufacturing
From handcrafted yachts to highly technical naval systems, the UK offers a complete range of top-quality design, shipbuilding and manufacturing.
The UK’s unrivalled expertise in insurance, legal, financial and educational services helps businesses in today’s complex regulatory and financial environment.
The UK has a business-friendly culture, with planned government investment through its Maritime 2050 programme and a competitive tax regime, including an attractive tonnage tax for shipping.
A joint venture between Associated British Ports and Siemens has resulted in a £310m investment in the manufacture of wind turbine blades at Hull’s Alexandra Docks. There are similar manufacturing, energy and high-tech logistics opportunities at ports across the UK.