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New trade restrictions with Russia and limitations on vessel movements in UK waters

03 Mar 2022

British Marine would like to reassure members that we are doing all we can to provide the latest information and guidance following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. We are in close contact with various government departments about the trade restrictions on Russia and the guidance issued to ports earlier this week.

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DON’T FORGET: 12.5 percent VAT on hospitality and holiday accommodation set to end this month

03 Mar 2022

From 1 April 2022 providers of hospitality and accommodation must charge the standard rate of VAT.

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Report from the IMO’s latest Human Element Training and Watchkeeping (HTW) is now available for British Marine members to download

03 Mar 2022

ICOMIA has now published a report following the 8th session of the HTW, which was held virtually from 7 to 11 February 2022.

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The Maritime and Coastguard Agency has published the MGN 580 (M) Amendment 1 – Fire protection – fire retardant treatments for fabrics

17 Feb 2022

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency has published the MGN 580 (M) Amendment 1 – Fire protection – fire retardant treatments for fabrics

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The Green Blue to shine a light on underwater habitats at RYA Dinghy and Watersports Show

17 Feb 2022

With the power of virtual reality (VR) headsets, visitors to the stand will be able to experience the wonder of underwater habitats from a diver’s perspective. Users will be able to witness first-hand the importance of seagrass to marine life such as pollock and seahorses - creatures that value the vegetation as both a feeding ground and a nursery.

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Special rate available for British Marine Members to attend MIA Energy-Efficient Motorsport Conference (EEMS) 2022 to discuss energy-efficiency solutions

17 Feb 2022

Now in its 19th year, EEMS2022 will combine a leading engineering conference with an interactive technology showcase allowing you to explore companies with innovative technology who are looking for new collaborative partners.

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West Midlands businesses: Book your export support now, with grants of up to £9,000 available

17 Feb 2022

Members will be able to discuss export plans and find out more about how the department’s Internationalisation Fund can be used to support attendance at overseas trade shows, as well as market research and consultancy.

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Businesscare Business Bulletin releases its January 2022 edition, which looks at the Green Claims Code

17 Feb 2022

The Bulletin included information on the Green Claims Code, which from January, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) will enforce.

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MCA releases a new consultation on an amendment to update MSN 1747(M) which sets out boundaries of sea areas around the UK coast

03 Feb 2022

This consultation seeks comments on a draft updated Merchant Shipping Notice (MSN) 1747(M) which designates waters which are considered by the UK to be Sea Areas C and D around the UK.

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There’s still time to register for the Green Blue webinar series

03 Feb 2022

Throughout the spring months, The Green Blue will be hosting a series of webinars focused on sharing sustainable anchoring and mooring best practice.

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