The maritime sector includes people who work in commercial sea fishing, marine leisure businesses , ports and harbours, as well as those working in the Merchant Navy and Royal Navy.
Scotland has played an important role in maritime history and the maritime sector is still important to the Scottish economy. About 52% of jobs in sea fishing in Scotland are in the Highlands and Islands.
The maritime sector offers good opportunities for those who enjoy:
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