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Passenger Boat Association - PBA

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.


UK and EU issue draft agreement on Brexit

15 Nov 2018

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


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.

Maritime 2050

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.

New Watersports

Have your say on new apprenticeship standards

15 Nov 2018

Pearson is seeking views from employers about two new outdoor and sports apprenticeship standards that have been developed


Government launches consultation reviewing Marine Licensing Requirements

08 Nov 2018

DEFRA has launched a consultation on proposed changes to marine licensing exemptions in the marine areas where the Secretary of State is the appropriate licensing authority, as administered by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO).


Have your say on the impact of late payment

08 Nov 2018

General News

Give your thoughts to the government on what more it can do to help create a responsible payment culture in the UK. Click on the article and respond to the Call for Evidence.


HMRC responds to British Marine on Red Diesel concerns

08 Nov 2018

General News

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has been in contact with British Marine, in response to its representations following the European Court of Justice’s decision to find the UK in breach of EU legislation on the use of red diesel. Click on the article for more information.

Harry Arnold

Remembering Harry Arnold MBE

08 Nov 2018

British Marine are saddened to report the death of Inland Waterway journalist, author, photographer and campaigner Harry Arnold MBE