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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.

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Global Marina Institute meeting at METS 2021

14 Oct 2021

The Global Marina Institute will be holding a networking and Continued Professional Development session for all Certified Marina Managers and Certified Marina Professionals at METSTRADE on 17 November

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Looking for finance to export? Book now to meet a trade adviser from the Department for International Trade

14 Oct 2021

British Marine is partnering with the Department for International Trade (DIT) to provide its members with the opportunity to meet a dedicated trade adviser and discuss export plans, including the department’s own Internationalisation Fund.

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.

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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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ICOMIA has released the latest edition of the Sustainability Guide

07 Oct 2021

Within this guide, any areas which have had a change with either new information or updates, have been highlighted in blue. The guide features clear and concise outlines of the latest environment legislation affecting the EU, US, Asia and Australia, plus international organisations such as the International Maritime Organisation.

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ICOMIA releases its 2021 Quarterly Economic Statistics Report Q1 and Q2

07 Oct 2021

ICOMIA (The International Council of Marine Industry Associations) have released the latest Quarterly Economics Report, covering Quarter 1 (Q1) & Q2 2021, is ready to download. The content is presented in a more complicated format, bringing across more relevant information.

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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.

British Marine News for your sector

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Selling CE marked products into the EU? New rules come into force on 16 July

12 Jul 2021

British Marine wants to ensure that all UK exporters to the EU are aware that the EU Regulation on Market Surveillance and Compliance of Products (2019/1020) will apply from 16 July 2021.

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Rescheduled: Join the Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) conference – FREE for British Marine members

21 Jun 2021

On 13 July from 14:00-16:00, British Marine and the MIA will bring our two communities together, online via the Zoom Platform, to share an update on the programme so far and also talk through the energy-efficient and technical solutions that are still required by the marine sector.

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British Marine reacts to Spring Budget 2021 Red letter day for the marine industry

03 Mar 2021

After months of extensive consultation and discussion with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), I am delighted that the Chancellor has today announced that the entitlement to use red diesel will be maintained for all commercial boat operators and for private pleasure craft users in Great Britain.

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2021 dates announced for Southampton International Boat Show

04 Dec 2020

British Marine, the organiser of the Southampton International Boat Show, confirms that the 52nd edition of the UK’s largest watersports festival will take place from 10th - 19th September 2021

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British Marine Digital Autumn Expo hailed a success

16 Nov 2020

The British Marine Digital Autumn Expo 2020 drew to a close yesterday (12 November) after freshly energising the UK industry with three days of learning and networking. In a year when meeting in person has been difficult, 404 participants from across the industry and the United Kingdom came together online to collectively reflect on the past year, discuss current challenges and prepare for future opportunities.


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Another great day at the British Marine Digital Autumn Expo! Join the last day tomorrow.

11 Nov 2020

The second day of the British Marine Digital Autumn Expo saw 124 participants join in. It included another well-attended morning networking session and a fantastic workshop on how to secure free financial business support.

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British Marine Digital Autumn Expo kicks off in style​

10 Nov 2020

British Marine Digital Autumn Expo kicks off in style​. Day 1 of the British Marine Digital Autumn Expo drew to a close, 156 participants logged on throughout the day to take part in a packed schedule of webinars.

ore guidance needed, urges RYA and British Marine, as HM Treasury announces 12-month extension on Returned Goods Relief

RYA and British Marine request further guidance on Returned Goods Relief

19 Oct 2020

RYA and British Marine jointly persevere in asking Government to increase 1 year Returned Goods Relief extension period and supply further detail for recreational boaters and leisure marine industry as end of transitional period approaches.