San Diego Maritime Industry Report

In collboration with the San Diego Workforce Partnership and the San Diego Regional EDC, The Maritime Alliance published the 2012 San Diego Maritime Industry Report.

Understanding the importance of BlueTech and Blue Jobs is crucial for the U.S. economy. To understand the impact and importance of the Blue Economy in San Diego, the first ever San Diego Maritime Industry Report was pubished in 2012.

From the report's executive summary: "The more that San Diego's policy and maritime business leaders can understand their shared interests, opportunities, and challenges in the face of these technological changes, and the more understanding and collaboration that can develop in an industry which is both driven by and drives globalization, the more an individually distinct source of regional strength will grow."

Click here to view the full pdf version, which includes information about San Diego's maritime cluster industries, maritime industry occupations, maritime employer preceptions, a Blue Economy overview, explanations of the different markets of interest in the Blue Economy, and policy recommendations.

A new report will come out with a big focus on workforce development.