Merchant Shipping: Crew

Department for Transport written question – answered on 30th March 2021.

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Photo of John Hayes John Hayes Conservative, South Holland and The Deepings

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.

Photo of Robert Courts Robert Courts Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

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.

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