The development and manufacture of a diverse range of high quality marine equipment and systems has provided the UK with a reputation for innovation and cost-effectiveness. The UK marine equipment sector has a strong export track record serving global commercial shipping, leisure and naval/defence markets. There are few ships or boats operating in the world today that do not have UK equipment on board. The equipment industry includes everything from classic ship and boat mechanical systems through to class-leading electronic equipment. Underpinned by extensive research and development experience and finely-honed design and manufacturing expertise, the UK marine equipment industry remains a major export success.
The UK has a wide range of companies that have the knowledge and expertise: