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British Marine Marina Conference 2017: Improving the state of the nation

18 May 2017

Read how this year’s successful Conference emphasised the importance of ‘Tomorrow’s Customer’ for members, as well as offering key updates on the latest marina and boatyard apprenticeship, marina health and safety, the fast track marine licence service from the MMO, the BCF’s anti-fouling initiative and business rates.

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Extend the summer and enjoy life on the water at Southampton Boat Show 2017

15 May 2017

Returning for its 49th year, read how the Southampton Boat Show is planning to get more people than ever before participating in boating and watersports activities with an array of exciting on the water features at this year’s biggest festival of boating.


City Cruises acquires York River Boat Cruises

11 May 2017

Member news

Read how British Marine member, City Cruises, has made its second acquisition outside of London by acquiring fellow British Marine member, York River Boat Cruises.

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Draft International Standard - comments sought

10 May 2017

Find out how British Marine members can have their say on a draft International Standard which specifies the requirements for determining the maximum propulsion power rating using manoeuvring speed for engine-driven craft with length of the hull (LH) between 8m and 24m. The deadline for comments is 1 June 2017.

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Red Ensign Group requests information for the new REG Large Yacht Code

10 May 2017

Read how British Marine members provide their feedback on several areas of the new code, including chart table designs, documenting fire prevention treatments and man riding cranes and lifting appliances.

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Revision of ICOMIA Superyacht Refit Group Standard Framework Contract

10 May 2017

General News

Read how the latest Standard Framework Contract from ICOMIA’s Superyacht Refit Group addresses matters such as performance, subcontracting, redelivery, liability, warranty and insurance and speeds up the process of contractual settlement.


New toolkit to support recruitment of female STEM apprentices

10 May 2017

General News

Read about this new toolkit which will be launched on International Women in Engineering Day, offering practical advice and tips to employers and training providers.


New sponsor for the Marina of the Year Awards

10 May 2017

Read how the 2018 Awards will be sponsored by one of the leading providers of insurance solutions and re-branded the NMU Marina of the Year Awards. Voting is now open - make sure your berth holders now.

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James Ward named new Chairman of British Marine's Membership & Marketing Committee

09 May 2017

Read how James Ward, Managing Director at Marine Resources, has been appointed Chairman of British Marine’s Membership & Marketing Committee at an important time for the membership organisation, as it sets out clear goals for the future.

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Thames Rockets wins VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2017

03 May 2017

Member news

Read how British Marine member, Thames Rockets, picked up the accolade of Family Friendly Attraction of the Year - sponsored by Family Traveller, beating off strong competition from across the UK’s thriving tourism sector.

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