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Maritime Transport

Volume 472: debated on Tuesday 4 March 2008

12. To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what steps her Department is taking to encourage people to take up careers in maritime transport. (190983)

The Department continues to support the excellent work of the Merchant Navy Training Board and Sea Vision in promoting maritime careers around the country.

In addition, the Government provide support for seafarer training through the Tonnage Tax core training commitment and the Support for Maritime Training scheme.