Hard hitting video shows what would happen to Britain if every ship on our seas suddenly vanished....
Imagine what would happen if every ship on our seas suddenly vanished. What impact would that have on our island nation? Our fishing ports, freight dockyards and ferry terminals would fall silent and there would be no Royal Navy to protect our merchant ships and shores.
Pretty soon there would be little fuel for our cars, power cuts, chronic food shortages and riots in our streets. That is the message of a hard-hitting campaign for Seafarers Awareness Week (6-12 June) to remind us how reliant we are on ships and the 80,000 British men and women who work at sea.
To mark the campaign, a thought-provoking video has been commissioned by Seafarers UK, the leading charity for our maritime community. It paints the nightmare scenario of what would happen if every ship suddenly disappeared and highlights just how important seafarers are.
For more information visit www.noships.com