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Boating sector meets with HMRC to discuss Red Diesel

22 Nov 2018

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British Marine and its boating partners - the Cruising Association, the Inland Waterways Association and the Royal Yachting Association - have met with HMRC officials to discuss the future of red diesel use in private pleasure craft in the UK.

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The MCA seeks feedback on the draft MSN for the Workboat Code Edition 2

22 Nov 2018

The MCA is asking for industries opinion on if the draft MSN (Marine Surveyors Note) 1892 which fully explains the general purpose and accurately reflects the provisions of the Workboat Code Edition 2.

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NEW: Retention of Title Clauses in Supply Contracts

22 Nov 2018

Following questions on Retention of Title, British Marine have drawn up a guidance document that members can use in their Terms and Conditions.

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NEW: Marine Technologies qualifications available from September

22 Nov 2018

A new part time HNC/FdEng (Marine Technologies) being developed by Bournemouth and Poole College in collaboration with Bournemouth University.

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Record new exhibitors in METSTRADE British Pavilion

15 Nov 2018

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At 2018’s METSTRADE Show, the British Pavilion (Hall 3) showcased the latest marine equipment to be pioneered in the UK as it presents over 70 exhibitors. Of these, a record 12% have unveiled their products at this global exhibition for the first time.

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Don’t miss biennial Passenger Boat Association conference

15 Nov 2018

Are you a Passenger Boat operator in the UK or do you provide support, products or services to this sector? Don’t miss this exciting event next week.

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Register for the British Marine Apprenticeship webinar next week

15 Nov 2018

On Thursday 22 November at 1pm, the British Marine Training Team will be holding a webinar on Apprenticeships, giving a general overview and then talking about the latest details of the new Standards we have been developing in Boat Building, Marine Engineering, Marina & Boatyards and the newest one in development, Marine Electrical.

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UK and EU issue draft agreement on Brexit

15 Nov 2018

British Marine provides an update on the UK/EU draft withdrawal agreement.

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What are the skills shortages in the marine industry?

15 Nov 2018

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) is carrying out a review of the job roles the UK struggles to fill. Respond to the MAC’s call for evidence and help ensure that the marine industry can access the talent it needs.

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Marine industry to benefit from Maritime 2050 and Sector Deal

15 Nov 2018

Through the hard work of British Marine, its members and the UK marine industry are going to benefit from wide-ranging collaborative work between the Government and maritime industry partners – Maritime 2050 and a Maritime Sector Deal. Help British Marine focus this support where it’s needed most and where it will deliver the most value.