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New Package Travel Regulations - know your legal responsibilities

05 Jul 2018

British Marine issues a reminder to its membership about the new Package Travel Regulations that came into effect on 1 July 2018. Find out more about these important changes and what you need to check to remain compliant.

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Marine companies honoured at British Marine Trades Association Awards dinner

11 Jan 2018

The British Marine Trades Association Awards Dinner took place on Wednesday 10 January. Find out which companies collected one of the prestigious awards on offer on the night.

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Inland boating to make an impressive return to London Boat Show 2018

06 Dec 2017

Inland boating is set to make an impressive return to the London Boat Show 2018 and British Marine provides more information on these exciting plans.

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CRT launches online mooring policy review

10 Nov 2017

The Canal & River Trust is reviewing its online moorings policy and this may have an impact on British Marine member businesses. Find out more about the plans and how members can get involved with British Marine's work on this review.

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British Marine Trades Association Awards Nominations 2018

23 Oct 2017

Nominations are now invited for the all the coveted awards up for grabs at the British Marine Trades Association Awards 2018. To find out more and how to nominate, read on.

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British Marine Trades Association Awards Dinner 2018

12 Oct 2017

The British Marine Trades Association Awards Dinner is returning to London in 2018, back by popular demand. Taking place at The Pearson Room, Canary Wharf on Wednesday 10 January, the dinner will play host to some much coveted awards from two British Marine associations. Read on for your chance to nominate a potential recipient.

British Marine News for your sector


Department for Education looking for T Level feedback

11 Oct 2018

The DfE are looking for feedback on the Industry Placement part of the Engineering and Manufacturing T Level.

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British Marine release Technical Report 121

11 Oct 2018

The Technical Report 121 contains updates on domestic, EU and International legislation, Compliance and Standards, MCA notices, HSE updates and funding opportunities.

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Opportunities for British Marine members to expand into the US market

11 Oct 2018

As opportunities for British Marine members in the US market continue to grow, we are looking at ways to support interested businesses.


Launch of The Historic Vessel Our Lizzie

11 Oct 2018

Following a two- and half-year restoration and refit the beautiful historic fishing vessel “Our Lizzie” is due to be launched at The International Boatbuilding Training College, Lowestoft on Tuesday 16th October 2018.


A new Safety Standard for Ladders

11 Oct 2018

New Standard has replaced current legislation, British Marine members are advised to review equipment and training.

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Join British Marine at Boot Dusseldorf 2019

11 Oct 2018

British Marine would like to offer members the opportunity to join British Marine at Europe’s latest boat show, BOOT Dusseldorf 2019.

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Remembering David Wain

04 Oct 2018

British Marine are saddened to report the death of Inland Waterways Association Vice President David Wain at the age of 91.

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British Marine Membership Webinar Register now

04 Oct 2018

General News

British Marine’s Head of Member Relations, Hayley James-Harris, will be hosting a webinar on the topic of Member Benefits & Services at 1pm on Thursday 18 October. All British Marine members and non-members, welcome to join in.

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Meet the Regional Membership Executives

04 Oct 2018

The Member Relations team headed up by Hayley James-Harris, is delighted to introduce the newly formed regional team. The team are in place to help members make the most out of membership and understand more about the real benefits that the organisation offers.


Celebrate your apprentices and nominate them for the Semta Skills Awards 2019

04 Oct 2018

Be one of the first to enter the semta Skills Awards which celebrate talented individuals and companies that make the advanced manufacturing and engineering sector one of the highest skilled sectors in the UK.