Did you know that 90 % of world trade is transported by sea and that EU seas are the busiest in the world?
Shipping is also the cheapest, safest, greenest and most reliable means of transport.
Are you interested in a career in merchant shipping? Europe needs the skills of sailors and many jobs are available.
They offer better working conditions and continued professional development. European legislation has been reinforced to counter the risk of accidents and pollution along the coasts.
Europe is at the forefront of good quality maritime transport and must remain there. This is why a global and coherent strategy is necessary.
Would you like to find out more?
Go to the European Commission's website! Have a good journey!