Thousands of people gathered on the banks of the River Mersey in Liverpool to watch three cruise liners mark the 175th anniversary of the founding of the Cunard shipping line this weekend.
The Queen Mary 2, the Queen Victoria, and the Queen Elizabeth performed a series of manoeuvres on the Mersey.
The UK cruise market is worth billions to the National economy and provides around 70,000 jobs, growing so much over the last year that the UK market is now the biggest in Europe.
The latest figures from the industry association Cruise Lines International show that an extra 25,000 Brits hopped on board a cruise liner last year, taking the total passenger number to over 1.7 million.
That helped the sector contribute more than £2.5bn to the UK economy and create more than 4,000 new jobs.
WRS Tech are a specialist Shipping consultancy and our seagoing division specializes in the recruitment and retention of Deck, Technical, Hotel and Medical Officers onboard the full spectrum of floating assets.
WRS Tech’s Seagoing Consultant Dale Law is a cruise specialist and has previously worked with Carnival UK as Crew Scheduling Manager where he was responsible for resourcing and retention of the Deck, Technical and Medical areas along with Hotel and Entertainment and joined WRS Tech in Oct 2014.
If you are interested in discussing the implication in the growth of the national and international cruise industry please get in touch.
Our Seagoing Recruitment Team can be reached anytime on +44 (0) 2392 633952 or via Info@wrstech.co.uk