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Brexit update: trading timber in the event of a ‘no deal’ Brexit

03 Oct 2019

General News

If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, businesses working with timber including boat builders, timber suppliers, deck suppliers and refit yards will need to follow different processes for trading timber and timber products (timber) currently covered by EU law.


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03 Oct 2019

General News

Highlights this year include a brand-new format for the editorial, new data entries from two of ICOMIA’s newest Marine Industry Association Members, the Israeli Marine Industry Association and the Association of Estonian Marine Industries, plus improved data on boating facilities provided by members of the ICOMIA Marinas Group.


Composites UK launch new composites monitoring event

03 Oct 2019

General News

Composites UK is the trade association for those working in the supply chain with fibre-reinforced polymer composites. The Association will be running a new, international event on 15 – 16 October 2019 in Oxford, UK, called Confidence in Composites.

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World Maritime Day 2019: Empowering Women in the Maritime Community

26 Sep 2019

General News

To celebrate World Maritime Day (26 September 2019) and its theme for the year - Empowering Women in the Maritime Community. British Marine has been looking at the career so far of Hollie Luff Certified Marina Manager (CMM) - Business Systems Manager at Premier Marinas.

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Boat Central launches and offers 10% discount to British Marine members

26 Sep 2019

Member news

Within weeks of launching, British Marine member, Boat Central has seen rapid expansion with 8,542 boat owners using the website. Boat owners have interacted with more than 1,700 UK marine businesses since the recent launch.

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Last call IBI-METSTRADE Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement

26 Sep 2019

General News

The IBI-METSTRADE awards are presented each year at a gala dinner in Amsterdam which is held during the METSTRADE Exhibition.

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Funding available up to £1,000 for women working in the marine sector

26 Sep 2019

General News

Women & Leadership International is administering a national initiative to support the development of female leaders across the UK’s marine sector.

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Fairline Yachts announces recruitment drive for 180 roles

26 Sep 2019

Member news

British Marine member, Fairline Yachts, announces it is recruiting for 180 positions across a variety of roles including carpenters, electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, GRP moulders and assemblers at its manufacturing facility in Oundle, Northamptonshire.

Monaco Yacht Show 2019

British superyacht industry celebrates 7th year of consecutive growth

25 Sep 2019

New figures released, by British Marine association Superyacht UK at the annual Monaco Yacht Show, show that Britain’s superyacht industry recorded its seventh year of consecutive growth in 2018/2019. The industry generated revenues rising to £660 million, representing an increase of 7.1% on last year.

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Southampton International Boat Show, powered by Borrow A Boat 2019 hailed one of the best ever

23 Sep 2019

Southampton International Boat Show, powered by Borrow A Boat 2019 drew to a close yesterday (Sunday 22 September) with organisers, exhibitors, sponsors and visitors all hailing the Show as one of the best ever.



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