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  • Start Date: 11 Jun 2024 - 13 Jun 2024
  • Start Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Location: Mayflower Park, Town Quay, Southampton, Hampshire, UK, SO14 2AQ

​Will you be joining us from Tuesday the 11th to Thursday the 13th of June, for the exhilarating Seawork 2024 event? Set to take place at Mayflower Park in Southampton, Hampshire, this event is a must-attend. It provides an essential platform for professionals in the commercial marine and workboat sectors to expand their business networks with a global audience. Faststream Recruitment is excited to attend and participate in Seawork’s action-packed itinerary.

Meet us at Seawork 2024

Why attend?

Seawork 2024 is set to be a global hub, with over 7,200 visitors from more than 60 countries converging to network, learn, and explore the latest in the marine industry. It’s a compact yet comprehensive event for professionals to connect with government bodies, experience the latest innovations, and celebrate industry excellence at the European Commercial Marine Awards. A not-to-be-missed event for anyone in the marine sector. Will we see you there?

View the programme of events here

What to Expect?

Seawork 2024 - Europe Commercial Marine Awards

Europe Commercial Marine Awards

The European Commercial Marine Awards (ECMAs) honour the commercial marine industry’s excellence and innovation, with the ceremony taking place at Seawork’s Waterfront restaurant on Tuesday the 11th of June 2024, featuring an expert panel and sponsored by Siemens Financial Services.

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Seawork 2024 - Innovation Showcase

Innovation Showcase

The Seawork Innovations Showcase is a platform for the latest marine industry advancements, displayed at Seawork and judged at the ECMAs on Tuesday the 11th of June 2024. Winners receive awards and the top innovation earns the “Spirit of Innovation” trophy. It’s a chance for exhibitors to highlight their unique solutions and gain industry recognition. Entries must be market-released after June 15th, 2023. Seawork exhibitors enter for free, while others pay £520. The entry deadline is Friday the 4th of May 2024.

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Seawork 2024 - Conference Programme

Conference Programme

Seawork’s conference sessions and business briefings, which are free to attend, span the event’s three-day duration. These conferences encompass a diverse range of topics within the Commercial Marine and Marine Civils sectors, including contributions from their Supporting Associations. Participants can look forward to listening to engaging talks on decarbonisation, the future of the marine industry, the expansion of offshore wind farm capabilities, WISTA & Seawork women in marine sectors, the Zero Emission Network of Workboats, advancements in green technology, and much more.

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Seawork 2024 - Training & Career Day

Training & Careers Day

Seawork 2024 will host a dynamic Training & Careers Day on Thursday the 13th of June, in collaboration with Maritime UK Solent. The event will highlight the commercial marine industry’s varied career options and the importance of skill development. Attendees can explore opportunities, receive expert advice, and learn about apprenticeships at the Training & Careers Pavilion. Reflecting on the previous year’s fair, it successfully connected students to the marine sector, offering them a glimpse into potential careers.

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Seawork 2024 - Speed@Seawork


Speed@Seawork is set to celebrate its 5th edition in Cowes, Isle of Wight, on Monday the 10th of June, 2024. This prestigious event, hosted by the Royal Ocean Racing Club, showcases an international array of high-speed vessels dedicated to security, intervention, and search and rescue operations. In collaboration with the Society of Marine Industries, it provides a platform for defence and specialist sector delegates to engage in sea trials, witness dynamic equipment demonstrations, and attend presentations by procurement and MOD experts. Last year’s event featured delegates from over ten nations, including Bahrain and the United States. Opportunities to participate are available for exhibitors, sponsors, and delegates seeking a cost-effective entry into this sector-specific feature of Seawork, Europe’s premier commercial marine exhibition by Mercator Media.

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Seawork 2024 - Seawork Cardboard Boat Regatta - sponsored by Knighthood Marine

Seawork Cardboard Boat Regatta - sponsored by Knighthood Marine

Curious about a unique and creative challenge? Why not participate in the Seawork Cardboard Boat Regatta, sponsored by Knighthood Marine? The event features live music, a bar, and food on the quayside, taking place on Wednesday, June 12th, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.

Participants are encouraged to get creative with cardboard boat designs, channelling Long John Silver or other metallic inspirations. Prizes will be awarded for the Fastest Boat, Best Bedecked Boat, and the Spectacular Sinking Award. It’s a relaxed and entertaining networking opportunity for clients and staff, with no ticket required. Food and drink will be available for purchase onsite. Seawork exhibitors can enter the regatta via the online Exhibitor Manual.

Learn more about the requirements and how to enter here

The theme for this year’s regatta is SILVER, celebrating Seawork’s 25th anniversary. Faststream Recruitment is also proudly celebrating our own 25-year journey as Faststream Recruitment Group, serving as Global People Specialists in the maritime industry.

Please click here to read ‘A Message from our CEO & Founder’

Meet us at Seawork 2024

Meet Us

Faststream Recruitment looks forward to attending Seawork 2024.

We'd love to meet up at the show or at our office which is a 5-minute walk away, so please do get in touch with Adam Graves, Director of Marine and Energy at Faststream Recruitment and arrange a meeting in advance.

Get in touch with Adam to discuss a meet-up

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Meet us at Seawork 2024

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