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Marina Conference 2019

British Marine Marina Conference sponsored by Walcon successfully delivered in Bournemouth

09 May 2019

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Ahead of the boating season, nearly 100 marina professionals gathered in Bournemouth to share knowledge, learn and network.

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ICOMIA seeks feedback on International Certificate for Operators of Pleasure Craft

09 May 2019

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The UNECE Working Party on the Standardisation of Technical and Safety Requirements in Inland Navigation (SC.3/WP.3) is seeking feedback about national practice on the education and training principles.

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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.

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British Marine responds to CRT's revised Online Mooring Policy

21 Mar 2019

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Nearly 15 months after the draft Online Mooring Policy consultation closed, the Canal & River Trust has published its long awaited Online Mooring Consultation Report and revised Online Mooring Policy.

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British boating sector celebrates 7th year of consecutive growth despite Brexit uncertainty

14 Mar 2019

New figures out today from British Marine, the trade association leading the UK leisure, superyacht and small commercial marine industry, highlight a 1.7% growth in industry revenue, marking seven years of consecutive progress.

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ICOMIA releases its report from the IMO's 6th session of the Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment

14 Mar 2019

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The report covers the IMO’s 6th session of the Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment held between Monday 4 to Friday 8 March 2019. The items in the report are particularly relevant to the leisure and superyacht industries.