Blue Growth Support Scotland

The maritime economy makes a substantial contribution to the Scottish and UK economies. It is estimated that the maritime sector in Scotland provides £9.3 billion in turnover, £3.6 billion in GVA and 39,300 jobs in Scotland in 2015(CEBR (2017). The largest constituent industry is the offshore oil & gas sector, which directly contributed £2.9 bn in GVA and 30,900 jobs in 2015. The country fiche for Scotland sets out regional priorities and support for Blue Growth.

By Stig Marthinsen