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02122021

Get ready for next years new Plastic Packaging Tax

02 Dec 2021

A new Plastic Packaging Tax will take effect from 1 April 2022 and will encourage the use of recycled rather than new plastic within plastic packaging.

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Environment Act achieves Royal Assent and becomes law

02 Dec 2021

The purpose of the Environment Act 2021 is to increase the level of environmental protection and introduce quantifiable performance targets which can be monitored.

The winners of the British Yachting Awards were announced

Winners of the 2021 British Yachting Awards announced

01 Dec 2021

The winners of the British Yachting Awards were announced during a celebratory evening held at the Royal Thames Yacht Club on 30 November, which drew together many notable figures from the racing and cruising worlds.

21-11-2021

Are you up to date on the Recreational Craft Regulations and the new EU Export rules

25 Nov 2021

Recreational Craft Regulations (RCR) awareness and the new EU export rules - are you up to date? Could learning how to address these changes effectively help you expand your business? Let British Marine help.

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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has published updates to the designated standards list for the RCR

25 Nov 2021

These standards will be designated from 18 November 2021 with the previous versions losing their designation on 27 February 2023.

21-11-2021

Border Force provides new electronic form for pleasure craft arriving and departing from the UK

25 Nov 2021

The update now means that persons arriving or departing can notify Border Force electronically, instead of having to post a hard copy of the completed form.

21-11-2021

Life-saving signals leaflet for ships, aircraft or persons in distress published by the MCA

25 Nov 2021

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency has published a new leaflet for life-saving signals which will be used by ships, aircraft or persons in distress when communicating with life-saving stations, maritime rescue units and aircraft engaged in search and rescue operations.

21-11-2021

The MCA releases a list of doctors who have stopped offering ENG1 services

25 Nov 2021

This list contains the names of doctors who were previously approved but whose approval has lapsed during the last two years, showing the date when they ceased to be approved.

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BMIB chair receives Peter Millward Memorial Award during British Marine networking event

18 Nov 2021

Last Thursday British Marine, in association with British Marine Inland Boating and British Marine Midlands held the first “physical” networking event with members in over 18 months.

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The Office for Product Safety and Standards have released new statutory guidance updates, applicable to the marine industry

18 Nov 2021

The Office for Product Safety and Standards has updated a number of Statutory Guidance documents, which are all applicable to the marine industry for both Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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