Association News

TR 116 Front

New Technical Report 116

27 Apr 2017

The new Technical Report is out, issue number 16. Containing information on the new and now only applicable Recreational Craft Directive 2013/53/EU, an up-to-date list of Harmonised Standards, news from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, health and safety advice and much more.

British Marine News for your sector


First attraction announced for new Boating and Watersports Holiday Show

25 May 2017

We’re excited to unveil our first attraction for the brand new Boating & Watersports Holiday Show, which forms part of 2018's London Boat Show! At the centre of this innovative new Show will be an interactive area dedicated to inland holidays. If you are interested in exhibiting, make sure you don't miss out on the 31 May deadline for the Early Commitment Discount!


Drew Marine Signal & Safety appoints new Vice President

25 May 2017

Member news

Read how British Marine member, Drew Marine Signal & Safety, has announced the promotion of Claire Newland to Vice President, Business Development and General Manager UK.


Be aware - Health & Safety are paying close attention to the marine sector

25 May 2017

British Marine has a close relationship with the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) ensuring your concerns are heard. Do you have any issues you would like addressing? If so, read on.


Guidance for vessels undergoing trials - pleasure vessels while they are in the possession of a broker, ship repairer or other such person for the purpose of their business

25 May 2017

Find out how you can get further clarification on the regulations which are applicable to vessels subjected to seagoing equipment and systems trials, demonstrations and positioning voyages within the existing legislative system.

British Marine

Heads of British Marine, MCA and UKSR met to discuss the interests of members and the industry

25 May 2017

General News

Read how British Marine’s Chief Executive, Howard Pridding, and Technical Manager, Ross Wombwell, had a valuable meeting with decision-makers in the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) and the UK Ship Register (UKSR) to examine topics which could affect the way you operate your business and the growth prospect of the industry.

London Boat Show 2018

Big names signed up for London Boat Show 2018

18 May 2017

Since the re-imagined five day London Boat Show was unveiled, we have signed up some big names, including International Paint, Beneteau, Sealine, Topper International and Cosmos Yachting. Read on to find out more.

Passenger Boat Association

PLA request information from Lower Thames PBA members

18 May 2017

Following a recent Port of London Authority (PLA) consultation on the changes to Bye Law 49 and a workshop on sewage discharge prevention, the PLA has requested information from Lower Thames passenger vessel operators. Read how you can get involved. The deadline is 29 May 2017.


MCA releases a consultation on amendments to safety rules and standards for seagoing passenger vessels not engaged on international voyages

18 May 2017

This consultation relates to the UK’s implementation of Directive (EU) 2016/844 amending Directive 2009/45/EC “on Safety Rules and Standards for Passenger Ships”. British Marine is asking for your views on the amended standards and whether they will have any impact on your business, positive or negative. The deadline is 22 June 2017.

Marina Operatives

Are you a marina, boatyard, harbour or other boat storage provider? Then we need your opinion!

18 May 2017

Only with your feedback to a confidential short survey can we provide you and fellow members with a robust view of the current health of the market and identify key challenges faced by the sector, as well as opportunities.


Are you ready for changes in data protection?

18 May 2017

The General Data Protection Regulation will be one of the strictest and most far-reaching data protection regulations ever passed and will come into force in May 2018. Make sure you are prepared.

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