diamond sponsors

kays medical

Kays Medical are complete occupational health providers and one of the UK’s largest and most trusted independent suppliers of first aid, medical supplies, emergency response equipment and Ofqual regulated training.

With a catalogue of more than 10,000 products and services, ranging from workplace assessments and psychological health support to first aid kits and defibrillators, Kays Medical can improve the health and wellbeing of your workforce, helping you to protect your most valuable resource – your people.

liverpool john moores university

LJMU is an inclusive civic university transforming lives and futures, placing our students at the heart of everything we do.  Our values underpin our commitment to providing opportunities for people of all backgrounds and supporting them to flourish. In every corner of the Liverpool City Region, you will find someone with a connection to the university. We couldn’t exist anywhere else and, for 200 years, have shaped this place to which we belong. We believe in leading by example.  With world-leading research in every part of our university, we are developing practical, real-world solutions to the challenges and opportunities we face on a local, national and global scale. 

peel ports group

At Peel Ports we’re more than just a series of ports, we are an integral part of our customer’s supply chain.

As the second largest port group in the UK, each year, we safely handle over 70 million tonnes of cargo from across the globe and whether it is finding efficient routes and well-connected services, close to end-destination ports or storage and freight options, we add-value to every step of the process.

We enable businesses to benefit from innovative and sustainable port centric solutions, via our strategically located ports, terminals and state of the art technology. What sets us apart is the way we work with customers to extend and transform their supply chain, adding value at every touchpoint.



BAE Systems provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions.

They employ a skilled workforce of more than 93,000 people in around 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, BAE Systems develop, engineer, manufacture, and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

brookes bell

The maritime and energy sectors are the engines of the global economy. Without them, the goods we buy, the heating we use and much more besides simply wouldn’t be available to us. The maritime and energy sectors support our way of life.

But who supports them when they need help? Brookes Bell.

Since 1903, Brookes Bell has been providing multidisciplinary technical and scientific consultancy to the biggest names in maritime and energy.


cammell laird

Cammell Laird is the fabric of Britain’s maritime heritage providing shipbuilding, ship repair, fabrication and conversion services to the international defence and commercial marine sectors for more than 200 years.

Situated on the River Mersey, our operations cover 130 acres including four dry docks, non-tidal wet basin and one of the largest modular construction halls in Europe.

We undertake numerous repair, dry-docking and engineering projects annually on every type of vessel.

carmet tugs company

50 years spent supporting the UK’s marine industry.

A family business built upon a foundation of family values, we provide a range of towage and workboat services which add immense value to some of the world’s largest and most recognisable marine organisations. 


D Morgan plc, a company established in 1950 with a wealth of experience delivering value engineering solutions as Principal Contractor, Alliance Partner and Plant & Transport services. We meet your requirements from conception to completion.

D Morgan was established in 1950 by Denis Morgan and is a diverse family-run business with a national reputation. We have a dedicated in-house team of more than 220 people, ranging from Plant Operators through to Contracts and Design Management. 

denholm logistics group

The Denholm Group operates in the fields of Shipping, Logistics, Seafoods and Industrial Services. Our businesses are committed to meeting their customers’ requirements and exceeding their expectations, and work under the ‘Denholm Standard’ of upholding the law, integrity, fairness and respect.


A.P. Moller – Maersk’s vision is to become the Global Integrator

Increasing complexity in global supply chains is making them inefficient, vulnerable and unsustainable. At Maersk, our strategic vision is to become the Global Integrator, offering truly integrated logistics solutions that connect, protect and simplify our customers’ supply chains.



The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) was established in 2010 as an independent Research & Technology Organisation (RTO) with the objective of bridging the gap between academia and industry – often referred to as ‘the valley of death’.

It represents one of the largest public sector investments in UK manufacturing and, after four years of planning and a 16 month build, the facility opened at Ansty Park in Coventry at the end of 2011.

nautilus international

Nautilus International is an independent, influential, global trade union and professional organisation that works with members, the maritime community, national governments and international agencies to create change and promote the sector, improving the lives of maritime professionals. We represent 20,000 maritime professionals including ship masters (captains), officers, officer trainees (cadets) and shipping industry personnel, such as ship pilots, inland navigation workers, vessel traffic services operators, harbourmasters, seafarers in the oil and gas industry, and shore-based staff.

royal haskoningdhv
Royal HaskoningDHV is an independent consultancy which integrates 140 years of engineering expertise with digital technologies and software solutions. As consulting engineers, we care about our people, our clients and society at large. Through our mission Enhancing Society Together, we take responsibility for having a positive impact on the world. We constantly challenge ourselves and others to develop sustainable solutions to local and global issues related to the built environment.
royal navy

The Royal Navy defends the United Kingdom by promoting our prosperity and projecting our influence at home and abroad, working with our allies every day.   As a modern and responsible employer, the Royal Navy embraces the future and is  a driving force for investment in our people though skills and digitisation. The Royal

Navy’s ships, submarines, aircraft and people are deployed at sea and ready for anything – using the best technology and thinking innovatively so we remain ready to fight and win.

Events Micro Standard Executive Sponsor Partner
Invitation to 12 Face-2-Face breakfast events
Opportunity to attend workshops, forums and meet the buyers’ events (priority access dependant on membership level and business relevance)
Opportunity to present at Face-2-Face and networking events
Opportunity to attend executive dinners and drinks
Opportunity to meet VIP guests, industry leaders and stakeholders
Opportunity to attend The Maritime Exchange Conference
Priority booking for tickets / tables at Mersey Maritime Industry Awards
Opportunity to have 1-2-1 with Mersey Maritime board members
Opportunity to host specific events at your own facilities
Creation of bespoke events programme to support your business focus / priorities
Opportunity to attend Maritime UK and other national trade bodies events and forums
Communication / PR Micro Standard Executive Sponsor Partner
Opportunity to feature in social media marketing campaigns where appropriate
Opportunity to promote your news, events and job vacancies via the Ezine
Receive regular updates, news, events and Ezine (tailored to membership level)
Opportunity to be Ezine Member of the Month
Digital Micro Standard Executive Sponsor Partner
Logo and website link on Mersey Maritime website
Website link on Mersey Maritime email signature
Relationship Management Micro Standard Executive Sponsor Partner
Dedicated account manager
Quarterly meetings and reporting
Business Support Micro Standard Executive Sponsor Partner
Creation of bespoke package of business support, marketing and events tailored to your business
Access to funding, support, guidance and expertise from Dr Matt Fulton, Chief Innovation Officer (additional resource from Liverpool John Moores University, University of Liverpool and MTC)
Direct access to Government elected and officials - local, regional, national and international
Facilitation of B2B introductions
Discounted rates for use of conference facilities at Mersey Maritime
Access to Maritime UK and other national trade bodies through Chris Shirling-Rooke, Mersey Maritime CEO’s role as Assistant Chair of Maritime UK
Bespoke Requirements Micro Standard Executive Sponsor Partner
Bespoke services and solutions