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New rules for towing a trailer from 15 November 2021

21 Oct 2021

The UK Government is changing the rules for towing a trailer for individuals that passed their driving test after 1 January 1997.

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Have your say: Complete Maritime UK's mental health survey

21 Oct 2021

Maritime UK published its second Mental Health in Maritime Survey this month, to analyse how employers support good mental health in the maritime sector.

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Plymouth to host UK first charging network for electric maritime vessels

14 Oct 2021

Plymouth is set to install a network of shore-side charging facilities for its expanding fleet of electric maritime vessels. The project is led by the University of Plymouth, in partnership with Plymouth City Council, Princess Yachts Limited and Aqua superPower.

Quality Accredited Boatyard

Time for members to get their QAB up to date

14 Oct 2021

The Quality Accredited Boatyard (QAB) Scheme is a hire boat operation assessment which is run by British Marine, in partnership with Visit England. Following the pandemic, we are now working to ensure all British Marine members who hire vessels on inland waters, have a valid QAB certificate in preparation for next year's season.

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Representing the Marine industry at COP26 this November

14 Oct 2021

British Marine will be represented at COP26 by Maritime UK, which has partnered with City of Glasgow College to showcase green technology, innovation and capabilities from across the UK maritime sector to the world, at an International Maritime Hub.

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Mental Health and Health and Safety Responsibilities

14 Oct 2021

Now that people are returning to work, the scope of the Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) spot check programme has been widened to include questions relating to work-related stress.

Marine flare disposal

British Marine set to advise government on the creation of a new marine flare disposal network

14 Oct 2021

The UK government has now published its response to the consultation on the future disposal of pleasure vessel marine flares. British Marine will be working with the government and other stakeholders over the coming months to discuss.

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British Marine spotlight course - Welcome Afloat - the online live workshop

14 Oct 2021

Welcome Afloat is an online live course teaching ‘Customer service for marine industry professionals’. Following on from almost five successful years of delivering the ‘Welcome Afloat’ programme face to face, British Marine, together with Welcome to Excellence, have decided to offer an online version as well.

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Harnessing the potential of LinkedIn for Business

07 Oct 2021

Online course hosted by British Marine and taking place on Wednesday 3 November, don't miss this educational opportunity to learn all about what LinkedIn can do for your business! Explore all of LinkedIn's powerful features, pick up day-day strategies for success and create a personalised strategy for your business.

Port, UK

Maritime UK and British Marine have partnered with the government to deliver a series of online workshops focused on Free Trade Agreements in Canada, Mexico, and India

07 Oct 2021

These workshops will provide an opportunity for maritime business to share their views on the UK’s maritime trade policy objectives within the three countries.

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