Porthampton has a stong marine link stretching back to its days as a Roman and Medieval port, primarily as a centre for trade. Today Porthampton’s marine sector compromises of:

  • Commercial shipping
  • Transport marine
  • Recreational marine
  • Fisheries marine

Over 8,500 people work in 275 organisations in the city.

Marine Support Information

Marine South East is a SEEDA run initiative aimed at addressing the needs of the marine sector in the South East region. You can find more information at the Marine South East website

he UK Trade & Investment Team South East are a government organisation that provides expert advice on trading overseas. Visit the UKTI website for detailed information on the marine sector