Maritime Employment Grant Program

The Maritime Employment Grant Program provides funding to support new employment opportunities, including traineeships, in the marine sector. 

What the grant covers

  • The Maritime Employment Grant Program offers up to $50,000 or 50% of the total employment costs for a new position (whichever is the lesser) per year for 2 years.
  • Multiple grants have been awarded to eligible employers in the maritime industry through a merit based competitive application and selection process.

Applications are now closed and successful applicants have been notified. 

Successful applicants

The awarded grants are:

Maritime region

Successful applicant

New maritime roles supported


ASP Ship Management Pty Ltd



Smit Lamnalco Towage (Australia) Pty Ltd


For more information on maritime regions please refer to the Queensland Maritime Regions document.

Maritime Safety Queensland would like to acknowledge all of those organisations who submitted a Maritime Employment Grant application and thank you for your interest in the Backing Queensland Maritime Jobs Initiative.

Last updated
01 August 2023