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Merchant Shipping: Crew

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 174018, tabled on 23 March 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many merchant seamen from the UK have been (a) trained and (b) employed as merchant seamen in each of the last five years.

Answered on

30 March 2021

The Department for Transport openly publishes statistics on seafarers in the UK shipping industry annually which are available on the maritime and shipping statistics pages of the .gov website. The Department does not collect data on maritime apprenticeships.