In a week of controversial government announcements, it was reassuring to see that on World Maritime Day, the UK government made the welcome decision to invest further in green maritime innovation.

The new Transport Secretary, Anne-Marie Trevelyan, confirmed a third round of its Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition, backed by £60m of funding.

We look forward to seeing this investment help the UK maritime sector decarbonise and boost economic growth.

"This World Maritime Day we’re announcing funding to harness the best innovations the UK has to offer – proving that tackling climate change can go hand-in-hand with business innovation, job creation and supercharging economic growth."