Welsh Government has commissioned this powerful film to help promote the Welsh Seafood industry across the world.

Celebrate the coast, dramatic seascapes, and active inland waterways, all teeming with life, adventure and legend.

Wales welcomes the Volvo Ocean Race. In 2018, sailing takes centre stage in Cardiff as the ultimate sailing marathon stops in the UK for the first time in over a decade.

Marine Wales

The stunning scenery and rich culture makes Wales an attractive place. Our marine area is larger than our land area and hugely important to us. Over 60% of the population live and work on the coast.

Our beautiful coastline is home to several major ports, harbours and coastal communities. Coastal and marine businesses are vitally important contributing over £6.8bn to the economy of Wales.

Our seas and coast need to be protected for future generations. Our vision is to have clean, healthy, safe, biologically diverse and productive seas. Wales offers numerous exciting opportunities for ‘Blue Growth’. We want our coastal businesses and communities to thrive in our wonderful diverse country.

See development grants available

Marine Planning is to be based upon the best available evidence. The portal presents data from a variety of sources in a spatial way.

Interested in joining the industry

The seafood and fishing industry in Wales offers a wide range of opportunities from conservation and marine management to cooking the catch landed in Wales within the hospitality sector.

Wales Clean Seas Partnership

Wales has joined the United Nations #CleanSeas campaign to turn the tide on plastic.  Pledge your commitment here.


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