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Merchant Shipping Bridge Visibility Regulations for Small Passenger Ships

27 Jun 2019

The regulations will come into force on 10th July 2019

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Don’t miss biennial Passenger Boat Association conference

15 Nov 2018

Are you a Passenger Boat operator in the UK or do you provide support, products or services to this sector? Don’t miss this exciting event next week.

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The Passenger Boat Association is Seeking Sponsorship for Annual PBA Conference

18 Oct 2018

Four opportunities for suppliers to the Passenger Boat Industry and a sponsorship opportunity for the drinks reception and networking event.

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Boatmaster apprenticeship development underway

31 Jan 2018

A new Boatmaster Level 3 apprenticeship standard is in the pipeline and the employer group (supported by British Marine) responsible for its development is looking for industry guidance to make sure it is fit for purpose. Find out how you can make a difference here.

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Updated Inland Waters Passenger Ship Code comes into force

04 Jan 2018

British Marine provides an update on the revised Inland Waters Passenger Ship Code, which comes into effect from 1 January 2018.

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Inland waterways working time regulations come into force

21 Dec 2017

British Marine updates members involved in passenger boat and hotel boat operations on inland waterways on the new working time regulations, which will come into force in January 2018.

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PLA seeks feedback on its Air Quality Strategy for the tidal Thames

14 Dec 2017

The Port of London Authority is consulting on its new Air Quality Strategy for the tidal Thames. British Marine would like any member with an interest in operations on the tidal Thames to review the consultation and provide their input to ensure that boat operations are not unnecessarily targeted. More information, including how to respond, is available here.

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Get a grant to improve your manufacturing process

11 Jul 2019

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Boatbuilders, marine engineers and marine equipment manufacturers are just some of the businesses who can benefit from newly available grants through the Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP).

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R&D tax relief advice from Smith & Williamson

13 Jun 2019

Member news

Research & Development (R&D) tax relief applies to more business processes and design work in the marine industry than many companies are claiming for.

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MCA releases second consultation on implementation of the review of Domestic Passenger Vessels “Grandfather Rights”

06 Jun 2019

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This second consultation on the review of “Grandfather Rights” seeks your views on the proposals as revised since the first consultation. These requirements are intended to be applied retrospectively to the Domestic Passenger Fleet.

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TYHA announces new Chairman

23 May 2019

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Colin Watts was elected the new Chairman of The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) at the association's recent AGM and takes over from Simon Haigh of Quay Marinas. His appointment coincides with his 20th year as a TYHA director.

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Don’t miss this year’s THYA Summer Marinas Networking Tour, sponsored by Inland & Coastal Marina Systems

15 May 2019

This year’s The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) Summer Marinas Networking Tour, sponsored by Inland & Coastal Marina Systems will take place in the West Country from Wednesday 19 - Thursday 20 June 2019. It will consist of visits to seven marinas via VIP coach, followed by a fantastic boat trip around Plymouth Sound.

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Join British Marine at Crick Boat Show

15 May 2019

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Crick Boat Show, now in its 20th year, takes place Friday 24 May – Monday 27 May showcasing the inland waterways sector. British Marine will have a dedicated membership stand at the Show which will be located within the Waterways World Boating Marquee, stand number WW86.

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Suffolk Yacht Harbour installs Seabin & EV charging point

09 May 2019

Member news

Suffolk Yacht Harbour (SYH) has installed a Seabin and two electric vehicle (EV) charging points at its marina located on the River Orwell in Suffolk.

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TYHA AGM - 15 May 2019

09 May 2019

The Yacht Harbour Association’s (TYHA) annual AGM takes place next week on Wednesday 15 May in Shepperton and is open to all TYHA members.

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Marine industry invited to enter inaugural Maritime UK Awards

09 May 2019

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British Marine calls on the marine industry to enter the inaugural Maritime UK Awards. A brand-new, national awards programme celebrating the breadth of the UK’s £37.4bn maritime sector was launched recently by Maritime UK.

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New campaign focuses on antifouling

09 May 2019

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Boat owners are being urged to ‘Protect, Collect and Dispose’ as part of a new initiative promoting best practice for antifouling vessels.