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British Marine Electrical and Electronics Association Secretary, Tony Johns, retires after 26 years

18 Dec 2019

Tony Johns has retired from his role as Secretary of the British Marine Electrical and Electronics Association (BMEEA). Over 26 years, Tony has been central to the association, organising its annual conference and providing essential support to members.

BMEEA Lesley Award

Successful British Marine Electrical & Electronic Association Conference

24 Oct 2019

Last week (15 October) saw the annual British Marine Electrical & Electronics Association (BMEEA) Conference take place. The Chairman, Derek Gilbert, opened the Conference by welcoming the speakers and special guests, including Lesley Robinson, CEO of British Marine; he also thanked the Event Sponsors, especially Victron Energy as Headline Sponsors of this year's event and welcomed a group of apprentices, invited to join the conference and to participate in a competition during the day.

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Join British Marine Electrical and Electronics Association at this year’s annual Conference

01 Aug 2019

British Marine Electrical and Electronics Association (BMEEA) invites apprentices and fellow British Marine members to visit the exhibition area of its popular annual Conference.

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British Marine Electrical Electronic Association Conference 2018

18 Oct 2018

The British Marine Electrical & Electronic Association held yet another successful conference at the Novotel Hotel in Southampton on the 10th October.

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Get a grant to improve your manufacturing process

11 Jul 2019

General News

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).


R&D tax relief advice from Smith & Williamson

13 Jun 2019

Member news

Research & Development (R&D) tax relief applies to more business processes and design work in the marine industry than many companies are claiming for.

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

06 Jun 2019

General News

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

General News

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

General News

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

General News

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.


Have you completed your turnover declaration form?

02 May 2019

General News

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


ICOMIA releases updated Brexit guidance

02 May 2019

General News

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.


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.