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Current future confidence from UK superyacht companies buoyed by Government visit

03 Oct 2017

The success of the UK superyacht industry was high on Government’s agenda last week as British Marine and its association Superyacht UK hosted a significant visit by International Trade Minister, Mark Garnier to UK companies showcasing at the Monaco Yacht Show.

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UK's superyacht industry posts fifth consecutive year of growth with highest ever revenue figures

25 Sep 2017

New figures released this week in a report by Superyacht UK, an association within British Marine, show continued growth in the sector. The report was launched in the same week as the Monaco Yacht Show, where UK exhibitors are showcasing their products and services to the rest of the superyacht world.

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MCA Consultation on Recasting The Merchant Shipping (Load Line) Regulations

06 Jul 2017

Read updated rules on the merchant shipping (load line) regulations and find out how you can be part of the consultation, which closes on 24 August 2017.

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Are you a Superyacht UK member? Have you got your Proud Member plaque?

06 Jul 2017

Like the British Marine 'Proud Member' plaques, these new Superyacht UK plaques act as a stamp of approval which can be showcased in your office or on your stands at international exhibitions. They promote your business as part of an organisation which symbolises a badge of excellence within the international community, highlighting your credibility within the superyacht sector and promoting Superyacht UK. To find out how to acquire your own plaque, read on.

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The Superyacht UK Annual Survey for 2017 in now open

05 Jul 2017

The Superyacht UK Annual Survey for 2017 is now open and we are asking all Superyacht UK members to spare no more than 10 minutes to complete the survey. Your opinions are valuable to us and will help British Marine to accurately analyse the state of the superyacht sector across all key business activities and allow us to provide you, our member, with an important planning tool for your business.

Boat Distribution & Retail

Guidance from the European Maritime Safety Agency

29 Jun 2017

Read the latest expert advice on the inventory of hazardous materials onboard ships in context to the EU ship recycling regulations.

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Superyacht UK Young Designer crafts exclusive yacht for smash hit Sky Atlantic drama Riviera

23 Jun 2017

Former crowned Superyacht UK Young Designer, Dastinas Steponenas, has unveiled an eye-catching superyacht called ECTHETA designed in honour of new Sky Atlantic series, ‘Riviera’. Approached by Sky Atlantic with this project, British Marine, through its association Superyacht UK, took the opportunity to promote this young talent. The winner of the 2016 edition of the prestigious design competition was hand-picked to design an exclusive yacht befitting of the new smash hit drama.

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British Marine's Technical Executive completes ISM Internal Auditors Course

15 Jun 2017

Read how the British Marine Technical team are keeping their expertise at the highest-level to ensure they are able to provide the best possible advice to members on ISM matters. This is of particular interest to Superyacht UK and Passenger Boat Association members.

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Don’t miss out! Last chance to exhibit with Superyacht UK at Monaco Yacht Show

08 Jun 2017

With only one stand remaining and four spots on the Superyacht UK lightwall left, make sure you don’t miss the opportunity to be part of this key event in the global superyacht calendar.

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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.

British Marine News for your sector

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UK's superyacht industry posts fifth consecutive year of growth with highest ever revenue figures

25 Sep 2017

New figures released this week in a report by Superyacht UK, an association within British Marine, show continued growth in the sector. The report was launched in the same week as the Monaco Yacht Show, where UK exhibitors are showcasing their products and services to the rest of the superyacht world.

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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.

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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.

Scottish Landscape

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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