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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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Winners of the prestigious British Marine Awards announced

21 Sep 2019

Yesterday (19 September 2019), nine outstanding marine companies were recognised for excellence within the industry picking up a prestigious British Marine Award 2019.


Vat Paid Status Brexit advice

19 Sep 2019

General News

We are over half way through Southampton International Boat Show 2019, powered by Borrow A Boat, the Brexit date of 31 October looms, but with continuing uncertainty as to whether this will indeed go ahead or if there will be a delay until the New Year and in either event, whether this will be a ‘hard’ Brexit or some form of transitionary deal.


Attention exporters! Are you ready for Brexit? DIT host free nationwide events

19 Sep 2019

General News

The Department for International Trade (DIT) is running a number of Brexit-readiness events for exporters – Starting earlier this week, there are 100 events around England covering topics such as the impact to supply chains, changes to regulations and contracts, where to find tariff information, and what companies might need to speak to customers/employees about. Attendees will leave the event with a personalised plan of actions to take to prepare for Brexit.



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