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SeaSafe Systems donates bespoke lifejackets to assist Virgin Radio raise money for Children in Need

30 May 2019

Member news

British Marine member, SeaSafe Systems, has generously donated 100 yellow Michael Bublé lifejackets and 30 black staff lifejackets to help Chris raise £3m for BBC Children in Need on his Virgin Radio UK Breakfast Show.

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REMINDER: British Marine five year plan webinar Thursday 13 June

30 May 2019

General News

Join British Marine CEO, Lesley Robinson, online at the final British Marine Roadshow webinar held next week Thursday 13 June 2019.

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British Marine enjoys successful Crick Boat Show

30 May 2019

General News

British Marine enjoyed the most successful Crick Boat Show to date. Over the four days, the team visited over 70 British Marine members to support the inland sector, discuss membership benefits and answer questions on the new British Marine Strategic Plan.

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New Royal Patron for Wetwheels Foundation

30 May 2019

Member news

The Trustees of the Wetwheels Foundation, the charity dedicated to providing the opportunity for disabled people to access the sea, are delighted to announce that Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, has generously agreed to become Patron of the Wetwheels Foundation.

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MCA releases consultation on MSN 1870 (M+F) personal protective equipment regulations 1999

30 May 2019

General News

The MCA has released a consultation on the draft MSN 1870 (M+F) amendment 1 - the merchant shipping and fishing vessels (personal protective equipment) regulations 1999. This consultation seeks your views on the updated references contained within annex A of this consultation on standards for personal protective equipment (PPE).

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BS EN ISO draft standards for public consultation

30 May 2019

General News

A number of ISO standards currently in review have been released for consultation, industry can take this opportunity to review these standards and feed any comments into the revision process.

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ICOMIA releases IMO report on the Marine Environment Protection Committee’s 74th session

30 May 2019

General News

ICOMIA has released an IMO (International Maritime Organization) report following the 74th session of the Committee on Marine Environment Protection (MEPC), held recently from the 13 to 17 May 2019 at IMO in London, UK.

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Last chance: Sign up to the British Marine Roadshow webinar

23 May 2019

General News

Join British Marine CEO, Lesley Robinson, online at the final British Marine Roadshow webinar held on Thursday 13 June 2019.

Chris Watts

TYHA announces new Chairman

23 May 2019

General News

Colin Watts was elected the new Chairman of The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) at the association's recent AGM and takes over from Simon Haigh of Quay Marinas. His appointment coincides with his 20th year as a TYHA director.

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Rockley Watersports announces environmental pledge

23 May 2019

Member news

Following a company-wide beach clean at the three UK activity centres for Plastic Free Day on 8 May 2019, British Marine member Rockley Watersports has announced its five-year pledge to eliminate single-use plastics entirely from the business and significantly reduce its carbon footprint.

 

 

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