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The MCA has released amended guidance on the sea areas associated with the Merchant Shipping (Passenger Ships on Domestic Voyages) Regulations 2000.

24 Mar 2022

Although the UK has now left the EU, the sea areas designated are still required, to enable the continued functioning of UK maritime law which references them.

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The MCA has released amended guidance for designers and operators of small passenger ships to take into account passengers with disabilities, and mobility issues.

24 Mar 2022

This Amendment to MGN 306(M) includes changes in legislation and general updating, including contact details for useful organisations.

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Passenger Vessel Grandfathering process moves forward with the Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport) issuing a Written Ministerial Statement (WMS)

24 Mar 2022

This WMS effectively paves the way for the next stage in the process of passing the legislation. This is subject to affirmative action so there will be debates on it in both houses after it is laid before parliament.

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Government announces new £206 million fund for clean maritime technologies R&D as part of its refresh to the National Shipbuilding Strategy

24 Mar 2022

As part of the government's refresh of the National Shipbuilding Strategy, it has launched a new unit, known as the UK Shipping Office for Reducing Emissions (UK SHORE), to tackle shipping emissions and advance the UK towards a sustainable shipping future.

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The UK Beacon Registry has created an online portal for the registration of EPIRBs and 406 MHz PLBs

24 Mar 2022

The UK Beacon Registry has created an online portal for registration of EPIRBs and 406 MHz PLBs, and this is now live and very user friendly. Offline registration is also still available.

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Bringing the very best of luxury yachting to the heart of the capital

17 Mar 2022

British Marine, the team behind the hugely popular Southampton International Boat Show, is delighted to unveil London Luxury Afloat a brand-new showcase event aimed at the discerning boat buyer featuring more than 30 well-appointed sailing, motor and super yachts from leading brands including Oyster, Sunseeker, Fairline, Pearl Yachts and Azimut.

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Inaugural British Marine National Conference heralded a great success

17 Mar 2022


The inaugural British Marine National Conference concluded yesterday (16 March) following a jampacked two days full of inspirational speakers, networking opportunities and celebrations.

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Winners of the British Marine and Boating Business Awards 2022 revealed

17 Mar 2022


As part of the inaugural British Marine Conference, marine businesses and professionals from across the UK were celebrated at the British Marine & Boating Business Awards.

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Get your ticket to the inaugural British Marine National Conference 2022

08 Mar 2022

With less than a week to go until the inaugural British Marine National Conference (15-16 March, NCC, Birmingham) additional tickets have now been made available due to popular demand, so make sure you don’t miss out on all the conference has to offer.

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Introducing the British Marine HUB

08 Mar 2022

British Marine have handpicked a selection of cutting-edge third-party companies and industry experts to bring attendees at the National Conference (15-16 March, National Conference Centre, Birmingham) the British Marine Members Hub offering FREE business advice and guidance sessions.

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