The London & South East National Maritime Development Group

About the London & South East National Maritime Development Group

The Thames & Channel National Maritime Development Group at the National Maritime Training Centre, North West Kent College, represents a maritime 'cluster' of more than 4000 businesses, employing 105,000 people, with a turnover of £5 billiion per annum.

They promote and develop excellence in all maritime related activities in the region and to represent the interests of existing and new members who offer a wide range of capabilities from primarily eight key sectors; International Shipping, Port Operations and Business, Marine Engineering & Renewable Energy, Fisheries, Heritage, Offshore Oil, Water-sports and Leisure.

The group has been formed through the commitment of private and public sector partners across the region with a shared vision to build a strong partnership network that best uses partner's expertise and experience to offer the best solutions for the sector whilst driving local skills and employment opportunities.

The group meets on the last Thursday of each month at various venues through the region and welcomes all business, large and small, from across the London, Essex, Kent and Sussex areas of the Thames Gateway, Estuary and Channel corridor.

The annual membership fee is £100 + VAT.

Price for breakfasts are £12 + VAT for Members and their paid-for guests and £15 + VAT for non-members.

Notes: The National Maritime Training Centre at North West Kent College is a leading provider of maritime education and practical training, providing up to date equipment and expert training using dedicated classrooms, a Fire Training ground and Thameside jetty.  Located at North West Kent College's Gravesend and Thameside campuses, it provides flexible training opportunities for individuals and companies in the Maritime industry.


Held the last Thursday of every month including guest speakers. The group welcomes all businesses from across the London, Essex, Kent and Sussex areas of the Thames Gateway, Estuary and Channel corridor.

Please see below for details of forthcoming breakfast meetings OR News updates and other events taking place.

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