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Caravan, Camping & Motorhome Show a great success for British Marine Members

24 Mar 2022

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In a bid to support members who offer entry level watersports experiences and opportunities with a unique cross-selling opportunity and to reach new audiences, the show, which attracts thousands of outdoor enthusiasts, didn’t disappoint.

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Member Turnover Declarations: Be Prepared

24 Mar 2022

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It is nearly time to redeclare your marine turnover - the online form will open for submissions on Monday 28 March.

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UK announces end to additional tariffs imposed on imports of US goods and vessels

24 Mar 2022

The announcement follows extensive engagement between British Marine and the Department for International Trade on the additional tariffs for US vessels.

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The MCA has released amended guidance on the sea areas associated with the Merchant Shipping (Passenger Ships on Domestic Voyages) Regulations 2000.

24 Mar 2022

Although the UK has now left the EU, the sea areas designated are still required, to enable the continued functioning of UK maritime law which references them.

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The MCA has released amended guidance for designers and operators of small passenger ships to take into account passengers with disabilities, and mobility issues.

24 Mar 2022

This Amendment to MGN 306(M) includes changes in legislation and general updating, including contact details for useful organisations.

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British Marine Scotland Workforce, Skills & Training Survey

24 Mar 2022

British Marine Scotland is keen to hear your views in relation to marine sector careers, skills and training in Scotland.

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The EU updates the list of harmonised standards to the RCD with ISO 8847:2021

24 Mar 2022

The publication of the standard in the journal means that this version of the standard is now harmonised (if followed gives automatic presumption of conformity to the relevant essential safety requirement of the recreational craft directive).

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Passenger Vessel Grandfathering process moves forward with the Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport) issuing a Written Ministerial Statement (WMS)

24 Mar 2022

This WMS effectively paves the way for the next stage in the process of passing the legislation. This is subject to affirmative action so there will be debates on it in both houses after it is laid before parliament.

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The MCA releases an update to its quick-reference guide to UK regulations and procedures

24 Mar 2022

The purpose of the guide is to provide easy to use information regarding United Kingdom merchant shipping regulations and administrative procedures.

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Studland Bay users encouraged to engage with Marine Management Organisation (MMO) on Voluntary No Anchor Zone

24 Mar 2022

This voluntary no anchor zone will help mitigate damage to the seabed and help protect the precious seagrass and other important species including seahorses in Studland Bay.