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Get ready for the online British Marine Autumn Expo 2020

22 Oct 2020

British Marine members are invited to the Autumn Expo taking place online on 10-12 November 2020.

Join British Marine at BOOT Düsseldorf

22 Oct 2020

One of the world’s premier international boat shows is set to take place on the 23-31 January 2021 in Düsseldorf, Germany.

BREXIT: Register now for our member-only VAT webinar and learn how your responsibilities will change from January 2021

22 Oct 2020

British Marine is pleased to confirm its next webinar will outline the changes to VAT which will take effect from January 2021.

Chancellor announces further COVID-19 support for businesses and the self-employed

22 Oct 2020

Earlier today the Chancellor announced further support for businesses and the self-employed.

BREXIT: Find out how the importation of post, parcels and the treatment of professional qualifications will change from 1 January 2021

22 Oct 2020

This week the UK Government has provided further clarification on professional qualifications following the end of the Transition Period.

Autumn issue of British Marine magazine out now

22 Oct 2020

The autumn issue of the British Marine magazine has landed on member’s doorsteps this week. A digital version is also available to read here.

MCA consultation on proposed changes to passenger counting on domestic passenger vessels

21 Oct 2020

This consultation seeks your views on a new Statutory Instrument (SI) which is required to amend The Merchant Shipping (Counting and Registration of Persons on Board Passenger Ships) Regulations 1999) (“SI 1999/1869”).

The MCA releases MGN 644 for all newbuild sub 15m fishing vessels

21 Oct 2020

MGN 644 has been released by the MCA providing guidance on how to determine positive freeboard and clear height at side for all newbuild UK under 15m fishing vessels.

The MCA replaces M notice 1386

21 Oct 2020

MGN 643 describes the Master’s responsibilities in relation to emergency information, including emergency signs, information, notices, announcements and public address systems on Classes III to VI(A) passenger ships and directs the reader to relevant legislation.

Promarine Finance marks 10 year anniversary with substantial year-on-year growth during spring and summer 2020

21 Oct 2020

British Marine member and marine finance lender, Promarine Finance has reported a 30% year-on-year increase in the number of finance deals from April to the end of September 2020, as they celebrate their 10 year anniversary.