Technical and Manufacturing
As the membership organisation for the leisure, superyacht and small commercial marine industry, we know how important it is to get the details right, first time.
That’s why our Technical team is on hand to support you. We can help you ensure that your business is being run in a safe and compliant manner. Our Technical team is on hand to answer any questions our members may have.
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Latest Technical News
British Marine's Technical team is always busy dealing with the latest developments within the marine industry.
19 Sep 2019
The Workboat Code edition two was first released by the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) in December 2018, The MCA has now published its first revision with basic corrections to the text. These corrections do not contain any technical changes.
22 Aug 2019
The UK Government has published a set of six Marine Guidance Notes (MGN) to reinforce to managing agents, skippers and owners what is good practice in terms of safety when going out to sea, in a bid to to reduce the risk of any accidents occurring as a result of not following the most acceptable standards of safety required.
15 Aug 2019
The Technical Report 123 contains important updates on domestic, EU and international legislation, compliance and standards, MCA notices, HSE updates and funding opportunities.
25 Jul 2019
The EU commission has reviewed and updated the harmonisation of the ISO standards for lifejackets that are certified under the Personal protective equipment (PPE) regulations following an investigation into the failure of a lifejacket and a Formal Objection from Sweden.
27 Jun 2019
The regulations will come into force on 10th July 2019
28 Mar 2019
From 1 April 2019 at least one carbon monoxide (CO) alarm became a requirement on nearly all private and non-private boats in scope of the Boat Safety Scheme (BSS) Requirements. BSS Certifications will not be issued to boats without alarms.
21 Feb 2019
The report covers the IMO’s 6th session of the sub-committee on Ship Design and Construction held between Monday 4 – Friday 8 February. The items in the report are particularly relevant to the leisure and superyacht industries.
14 Feb 2019
The Health and Safety Executive is driving awareness on this issue and increasing its enforcement expectations.
10 Jan 2019
MCA has published the Workboat Code edition 2: The safety of small workboats and pilot boats - a code of practice.