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The Office for Product Safety and Standards have released new statutory guidance updates, applicable to the marine industry

18 Nov 2021

The Office for Product Safety and Standards has updated a number of Statutory Guidance documents, which are all applicable to the marine industry for both Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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The Office for Product Safety and Standards have released a recall on a Tribord LJ 150N & Harness Life Jacket.

18 Nov 2021

The Office for Product Safety & Standards released their weekly Product Safety Report which lists all of the products which are unsafe to be used and have subsequently been recalled. This report highlighted one product which is particularly applicable to the marine industry.

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Prepare for new Border Controls

18 Nov 2021

The Government's timetable for the full implementation of Border Controls on imports is scheduled to start on 1 January 2022 when full customs declarations and controls will be introduced.

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Rules of Origin grace period to end

18 Nov 2021

From 1 January 2022 businesses will have to demonstrate that they are compliant with the new UK - EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement rules and be able to prove the origin of their products.

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METS COVID update

15 Nov 2021

METSTRADE have implemented multiple measures, on top of the measures imposed by the Dutch government, to ensure a safe and responsible event

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BEIS releases ‘UKCA Implementation Guidance’, covering many important topics for goods which require UKCA marking

11 Nov 2021

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has released a guidance document intended to support businesses placing products on the market in Great Britain.

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Traffic Separation Schemes - Application of Rule 10 and Navigation in the Dover Strait updated

11 Nov 2021

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency has now released Marine Guidance Notice (MGN) 364 amendment 1 - Traffic Separation Schemes (TSS) - Application of Rule 10 and Navigation in the Dover Strait.

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The MCA releases a series of amended M’Notices on the construction and operation of fishing vessels

11 Nov 2021

There have now been several changes to the rules and regulations surrounding the design and constructions, as well as the operation of fishing vessels, and the MCA has just released as series of MGNs and MINs on these changes.

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New digital emergency Beacon Registry service goes online

11 Nov 2021

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency's new digital emergency Beacon Registry service has now gone live. The Beacon Registry self-service portal will make it easier and more convenient than ever for emergency beacon users to securely provide and update their ownership information.

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Back by popular demand! Book your export support now and meet a trade adviser from the Department for International Trade

11 Nov 2021

Following the success of the first international trade clinic held at the beginning of November, British Marine is once again partnering with the Department for International Trade to provide its members with the opportunity to meet a dedicated trade adviser.

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