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[Member News] UKSA launches new Workboat Apprenticeship Programme in partnership with Williams Shipping

03 Jun 2021

The new scheme will offer specialist training combined with practical experience, and the prospect of employment with this highly professional marine company.

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[Member News] Promarine Finance hires new Business Development Manager

27 May 2021

"Steve comes with a wealth of business development experience including business acquisitions, mergers and spearheading lead generation strategies." - Stuart Austin, Director of Promarine Finance

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UK Government confirms that US imported vessels will not be subject to 50% tariff from June with the existing tariff expected to be removed in the coming months

27 May 2021

The department has also launched a formal consultation on rebalancing measures on a range of products in response to US section 232 tariffs on steel, aluminium and derivatives.

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ICOMIA releases new report following the 103rd Maritime Safety Committee meeting

27 May 2021

This report follows on from the 103rd session of the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) held from the 5 to 14 May 2021, which can be found on the ICOMIA Intranet, in the Superyacht Division.

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New updates from the MCA following the open consultation on the MGN 645 (M) Load Line Length

27 May 2021

This MGN clarifies the policy for vessels under 24m Load Line Length, on vessel hull forms featuring cut-outs, removable end sections and bathing platforms.

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Interim MAIB report published on fatal collision between the high-speed passenger craft Seadogz and a navigation buoy

27 May 2021

The Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has produced an interim report highlighting a number of safety lessons that were identified within the investigation, in an effort to reduce the possibility of a recurrence this summer.

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Innovate UK releases funding opportunities and resources for the marine industry

27 May 2021

One of the funding opportunities published is the Clean Maritime Demonstration: Strand 1. This is a grant up to £10,000,000 for innovative clean maritime and smart shipping projects, which has been co-founded by the Department of Transport.

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Small to medium sized business? Register now for the 12-week ‘Help to Grow: Management’ programme

27 May 2021

The government programme will help small and medium-sized businesses across the UK to develop their strategic skills with key modules covering financial management, innovation and digital adaptation.

Post-Brexit: RYA certificates for boats are reinstated in Spain

Post-Brexit: RYA certificates of competence are to be reinstated in Spain

27 May 2021

This announcement is a result of persistent and coordinated consultations from the UK Government with Spain’s General Directorate for Merchant Marine (DGMM).

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British Marine to lead Sustainability Workshop at MarineAM Conference

27 May 2021

Participants at the MarineAM (Advanced Materials) conference will be invited to join a British Marine-led sustainability workshop allowing the marine and composites industry to consider options for the future.