About Us


The Prime Maritime Transport Group at Newcastle University focuses on research and teaching in the areas of maritime business, economics and logistics, with a particular focus on the interface between shipping and the wider systems within which shipping operates. Areas of particular expertise include port economics; ports and intermodality; competitiveness and regulation of ship building, sale and purchase, ship repair and recycling; indices and connectivity in global logistics; smart shipping; and sustainability. The Group's research has been funded by a variety of sources including the UK government's RCUK energy programme, the John Prime Foundation and Lloyd's Register. The Group's focal taught programme is the MSc in Marine Transport Management which each year attracts students from countries all over the world.

2016-17 - student group

Prof John Mangan, Mr Paul Stott, Dr Alessio Tei with Marine Transport Management MSc 2016/2017