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Time to renew your British Marine membership

18 Jun 2020

For 2020/21 fees are being frozen at the same level as last year, and furthermore members have the option to renew membership now but defer payment until October 2020.

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MCA releases contingency plans for surveys during the COVID-19 outbreak

19 Mar 2020

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has released a Marine Information Note (MIN) on ‘Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the MCA’s approach to survey and certification of UK vessels’

Tell us what you think: Inquiry launched into the impact of COVID-19 on UK Businesses

Inquiry launched into the impact of COVID-19 on UK businesses

19 Mar 2020

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee has now launched an inquiry into the impact of COVID-19 on UK businesses and workers.

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The IMO agree SOLAS amendments and changes to guidelines from the latest subcommittee meeting on Ships Systems and Equipment

12 Mar 2020

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has held the 7th session of the Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment (SSE), held from 2 - 6 March 2020.

Looking at business opportunities through tender systems? Make sure you read the new British Marine guidance document on tendering

05 Mar 2020

A lot of new business must go through the tender system, whether this is Government purchases or new business backed by financial grants or simply businesses trying to get several quotes and find the best or most suitable company to purchase from.

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The MCA revert back to the 2005 Bridge Visibility regulations for domestic passenger vessels

05 Mar 2020

Following a recent court case, the Department for Transport has published a written ministerial statement on Review of Merchant Shipping Regulations.

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ICOMIA release two reports from the IMO subcommittee meetings NCSR and SDC

20 Feb 2020

ICOMIA has released two International Maritime Organisation (IMO) reports from subcommittee meetings on Navigation, Communication and Search and Rescue (NCSR), held from 15 - 24 January 2020 and Ship Design, and Construction (SDC), held from 3 - 7 February 2020.

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Success for British boatbuilders at the IBI METSTRADE Boat Builder Awards 2017

16 Nov 2017

Find out which British Marine members tasted success at the 3rd edition of the IBI-METSTRADE Boat Builder Awards 2017, picking up four of the nine awards on offer.

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The Green Blue's Boating Wildlife Awareness Week

05 Jun 2020

Watching wildlife carrying out their daily lives and enjoying their natural habitat is a rare treat that many of us boaters may take for granted. Whether you are sailing in the Solent or boating down the River Wey, there are always a plethora of animal sights and sounds to enjoy...

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Get a grant to improve your manufacturing process

11 Jul 2019

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Boatbuilders, marine engineers and marine equipment manufacturers are just some of the businesses who can benefit from newly available grants through the Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP).

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MCA releases second consultation on implementation of the review of Domestic Passenger Vessels “Grandfather Rights”

06 Jun 2019

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This second consultation on the review of “Grandfather Rights” seeks your views on the proposals as revised since the first consultation. These requirements are intended to be applied retrospectively to the Domestic Passenger Fleet.

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Join British Marine at Crick Boat Show

15 May 2019

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Crick Boat Show, now in its 20th year, takes place Friday 24 May – Monday 27 May showcasing the inland waterways sector. British Marine will have a dedicated membership stand at the Show which will be located within the Waterways World Boating Marquee, stand number WW86.

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Marine industry invited to enter inaugural Maritime UK Awards

09 May 2019

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British Marine calls on the marine industry to enter the inaugural Maritime UK Awards. A brand-new, national awards programme celebrating the breadth of the UK’s £37.4bn maritime sector was launched recently by Maritime UK.

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Nominations for the National Apprenticeship Awards now open

09 May 2019

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Entering their 16th edition, nominations for The National Apprenticeship Awards are now open. Once again they are set to recognise and celebrate the best apprentices, employers and apprentice champions across various sectors in the UK.

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Have you completed your turnover declaration form?

02 May 2019

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The deadline for submitting your turnover declaration form is this Friday.

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ICOMIA releases updated Brexit guidance

02 May 2019

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Following the agreed extension delaying the UK's exit from the EU, ICOMIA has released updated guidance on Brexit for manufacturers of products that require EU certification.

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Join the trailblazer group for composite level 2 apprenticeship standard

04 Apr 2019

Express your interest in the cross industry trailblazer group to start developing a level 2 composite laminator engineering apprenticeship standard.

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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.