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Merchant Shipping Bridge Visibility Regulations for Small Passenger Ships

27 Jun 2019

The regulations will come into force on 10th July 2019


Act now: Carbon monoxide alarms to become mandatory from April

28 Mar 2019

From 1 April 2019 at least one carbon monoxide (CO) alarm became a requirement on nearly all private and non-private boats in scope of the Boat Safety Scheme (BSS) Requirements. BSS Certifications will not be issued to boats without alarms.


ICOMIA releases its report from the IMO's 6th session of the subcommittee on SDC

21 Feb 2019

The report covers the IMO’s 6th session of the sub-committee on Ship Design and Construction held between Monday 4 – Friday 8 February. The items in the report are particularly relevant to the leisure and superyacht industries.


Welding fumes from mild steel work reclassified as carcinogenic to humans

14 Feb 2019

The Health and Safety Executive is driving awareness on this issue and increasing its enforcement expectations.

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MCA publish the Workboat Code - Edition 2

10 Jan 2019

MCA has published the Workboat Code edition 2: The safety of small workboats and pilot boats - a code of practice.


Government launches consultation reviewing Marine Licensing Requirements

08 Nov 2018

DEFRA has launched a consultation on proposed changes to marine licensing exemptions in the marine areas where the Secretary of State is the appropriate licensing authority, as administered by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO).

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Register for the British Marine IPV Code webinar

01 Nov 2018

On Thursday 8 November British Marine technical department will be holding a webinar to raise awareness and discuss the new proposed IPV Code.

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Save the Date: Webinar on the new IPV Code Under Consultation

25 Oct 2018

On Thursday 8 November at 12.00pm, the British Marine Technical Team will be holding a webinar on the proposed new IPV code, talking about the details of the code and how to comply. Registration details will be published in Latest News next week.


WRAS Consultation on water system compliance guidance

25 Oct 2018

The updated guidance aims to assist responsible parties with their legal obligations under the Water Supply (fittings) Regulations and offer guidance on best practice.

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British Marine discusses Brexit preparations in Parliament

25 Oct 2018

Watch British Marine’s Head of Technical, Ross Wombwell, give evidence to a House of Lords Select Committee inquiry into how the Department for Transport is helping the maritime industry prepare for Brexit.