Shipping: Crew

Department for Transport written question – answered on 24th June 2019.

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Photo of Karl Turner Karl Turner Shadow Minister (Transport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to Table SFR0101 in his Department's statistical series, Estimated UK Seafarers active at sea by type: 1997 to 2018, what estimate he has made of the number of UK (a) Ratings and (b) Officers employed by companies that are not members of the UK Chamber of Shipping.

Photo of Nusrat Ghani Nusrat Ghani Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport), Assistant Whip (HM Treasury)

While an attempt was made to collect information from companies who are not members of the UK Chamber of Shipping, the response rate was not sufficient to allow a robust estimate of the number of ratings and officers employed by these companies to be produced.

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