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The Gas Appliance Directive to be replaced by a New Gas Appliance Regulation

22 Jun 2017

Are you a gas appliance manufacturer or distributor? Read how the new regulation, which comes into force on 21 April 2018, includes several important updates to the existing requirements in the Gas Appliances Directive 2009 /142/EC which could impact your business.

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New Technical Report 116

27 Apr 2017

The new Technical Report is out, issue number 16. Containing information on the new and now only applicable Recreational Craft Directive 2013/53/EU, an up-to-date list of Harmonised Standards, news from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, health and safety advice and much more.

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Big names signed up for London Boat Show 2018

11 Sep 2017

Since the re-imagined five day London Boat Show was unveiled, we have signed up some big names, including International Paint, Beneteau, Sealine, Topper International and Cosmos Yachting. Read on to find out more.


MCA consultation on the Ship Recycling Regulations 2017

27 Jul 2017

The MCA has released a draft statutory instrument bringing into force the EU’s ship recycling regulations ahead of the IMO’s Hong Kong convention. It is calling for your feedback on these new regulations. The deadline for comments is 15 September 2017.

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Further details announced on British Marine Scotland Opportunities for the Scottish Marine Sector workshops

27 Jul 2017

The workshops will identify opportunities to take forward the key actions and activities of British Marine Scotland for the next three years. It is essential the priorities for British Marine Scotland are shaped by the businesses involved in the industry. Are you a Scottish member? If so, come along, have your say and get involved in how marine tourism is developed across the country.


Porto Montenegro named first marina in the world to receive Platinum status

27 Jul 2017

Last year, TYHA and the MIA launched a new 5 Gold Anchor Platinum accreditation, designed to recognise a small but increasing number of marinas in the world which cater for a very discerning customer base. In many cases, these house facilities to cater for superyachts and importantly, owners and their crew. This week, Porto Montenegro was been announced as the first marina ever to be awarded this status, the highest for any marina across the world.


Member supports maritime search and rescue awards

19 Jul 2017

Member news

British Marine member, McMurdo, has announced its support of the H.E.R.O Awards. Organised by the International Maritime Federation (IMRF), these Awards raise awareness and recognition of the hard-working individuals and organisations making maritime Search and Rescue (SAR) possible.


Birchwood Marine is looking for an investor

19 Jul 2017

Member news

Vick Marine Ltd, (the Group Holding Company) and the owners of Birchwood Marine International Ltd, is seeking an investor/purchaser for the International Property Rights (IPR) of the Birchwood brand.

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Interested in an exclusive Superyacht Marketing Masterclass?

19 Jul 2017

General News

British Marine has joined forces with British Marine member, Nancarrow Partnership, to offer a marketing masterclass exclusively for Superyacht UK members. Before finalising the date of the session, we want to hear from members interested in attending this event.

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British Marine Scotland announces series of workshops

19 Jul 2017

Over the coming months, British Marine Scotland will be hosting workshops across Scotland. Each will identify future project areas and priorities for British Marine Scotland going forward, as well as provide an update on the Marine Tourism Strategy, “Awakening the Giant”. These sessions offer Scottish British Marine members a fantastic opportunity to learn about areas for business growth and network with fellow members. Simply find a workshop near you.

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City and Guilds publishes a new marine engineering qualification to support the new Marine Engineering Apprenticeship Standard

19 Jul 2017

General News

Do you or are you looking to take on marine and engineering apprentices? If so, ensure you know all there is to know about the new Level 2 Diploma in Marine Engineering (Foundation) (2473-12). This qualification will support the delivery of the new Marine Engineer Apprenticeship Standard, which overtime will replace the existing apprenticeship framework pathways.


New RSG Guidelines is now available

19 Jul 2017

General News

The Recreational Craft Sectoral Group (RSG) was established to assist in the uniform application and interpretation of the RCD by all notified bodies and other parties with a valid interest. The new RSG Guidelines provides invaluable insight into the RCD and its application.

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