YMP Forum events

Young Maritime Professionals Forum 2015
The Young Maritime Professionals Forum provides guidance to Nautilus Council on the challenges facing young people in the shipping industry and on the issues that matter to them.

'A good platform for younger members to discuss our specific issues, and understand how Nautilus fits into the wider Union movement'  a Nautilus Young Maritime Professional member's perspective.

In particular, the Nautilus Forum provides an opportunity for young members to engage in discussions on the specific challenges facing young workers in the maritime profession; on how to promote the maritime career to young people; to identify the organising needs of young members and to encourage their participation in the Union’s activities; and to provide guidance to the Council on these issues. 

Find out more about the YMP Forum in the Who we are section. Members can read minutes from forum meetings in the membership section and find out how to get involved.

Open to all young members (UK, NL, CH).

Upcoming YMP Forum meetings

DATE: Monday 2 October 2017

TIME: 10:00 - 12:00

This YMP forum will be held during the Union's sixth UK branch conference in Hull, so the scheduled meeting is shorter than usual.

PLACE: Mercure Hull Grange Park Hotel, Willerby, Hull HU10 6EA


  • the meeting will vote on a new YMP Forum chair. That position is now vacant as the previous chair, Martyn Gray, has joined the Union as a Strategic Organiser, supporting the Ferry Sector
  • following the forum's meeting, a 'Mentoring Lunch' will be held with for all interested members  from 13:00. The guest speaker is senior research fellow, Dr Kate Pike, who is based at the Warsash maritime school, Southampton Solent University. Dr Pike will also attend both YMP and Women's Forum meetings being held as part of the UK branch conference.
  • the UK branch conference also include a symposum on 'Automation in Shippping', being held on Tuesday 3 October.

CONTACT: Members who want to attend either meeting date should email to Danny McGowan at [email protected] or tel +44 (0)208 989 6677.



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