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SummerOnTheWater opportunities with British Marine members

05 Aug 2020

It has been great to see British Marine members getting behind the #summeronthewater campaign. As many people chose a staycation this year and are looking to take to the water, British Marine members are helping with opportunities to get afloat.

The MCA release MGN (M+F) 610 with guidance on meeting SOLAS Chapter V

05 Aug 2020

The Merchant Shipping (Safety of Navigation) Regulations 2020 (“the 2020 Regulations”) implement Chapter V of the Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974 (“SOLAS” or “the Convention”) and all outstanding amendments to Chapter V. Chapter V was negotiated and agreed in the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

Flagship Digital Week - Software tools for marine businesses

04 Aug 2020

British Marine member, Ben Taylor, is looking to deliver a series of four online digital sessions where you can learn about the software tools that are allowing marine businesses to automate and improve their business processes including; Marketing Automation, Payment Solutions, Ecommerce Personalisation and LinkedIn social media presence.

Exporting to Hong Kong? Latest revisions to Open General Export Licenses and Trade

04 Aug 2020

The Department for International Trade and the Export Control Joint Unit have updated their notices to exporters to reflect the ongoing political situation in Hong Kong.

Apply to become a Non-Executive Member for the Board of Belfast Harbour Commissioners

04 Aug 2020

The Department for Infrastructure has announced a recruitment campaign to appoint nine Non-Executive members to the Belfast Harbour Commissioners.

HMRC provides clarification on the temporary reduction in VAT for the leisure marine industry

04 Aug 2020

Last month, British Marine secured a welcome win for the holiday hire boat sector as HMRC confirmed that the temporary reduction to 5% for holiday accommodation does apply to those hiring out boats (inland and coastal) which are to be used for holiday accommodation.

HM Government seeks feedback on the introduction of a Carbon Emission Tax from January 2021

04 Aug 2020

The UK Government has published a draft consultation on the potential creation of a Carbon Emissions Tax to be implemented once the UK and the EU are no longer locked in the Transition Period.

Apprenticeships: what changed on 1 August?

03 Aug 2020

From 1 August 2020, all new apprenticeships must be in line with the Institute of Apprenticeships and Technical Education’s apprenticeship standards.

Growth in marine sector applications for Government R&D support

03 Aug 2020

The marine sector has seen an increasing number of companies looking to take advantage of the increased support the Government is providing.

British Marine members come together to help protect and sustain marine environments

30 Jul 2020

British Marine members Sunseeker International and Wave International are working together to ensure Sunseeker boat owners enjoy the finest quality fresh water on board whilst protecting and sustaining the marine environment through a range of filter systems now being fitted on all its new build boats.