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MAC

What are the skills shortages in the marine industry?

15 Nov 2018

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) is carrying out a review of the job roles the UK struggles to fill. Respond to the MAC’s call for evidence and help ensure that the marine industry can access the talent it needs.

Maritime 2050

Marine industry to benefit from Maritime 2050 and Sector Deal

15 Nov 2018

Through the hard work of British Marine, its members and the UK marine industry are going to benefit from wide-ranging collaborative work between the Government and maritime industry partners – Maritime 2050 and a Maritime Sector Deal. Help British Marine focus this support where it’s needed most and where it will deliver the most value.

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Government launches consultation reviewing Marine Licensing Requirements

08 Nov 2018

DEFRA has launched a consultation on proposed changes to marine licensing exemptions in the marine areas where the Secretary of State is the appropriate licensing authority, as administered by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO).

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Marlow Ropes Introduces the Eco Conscious 100 Recycled Blue Ocean Dockline at METs Trade

08 Nov 2018

Member news

British Marine member Marlow Ropes, the Leisure Marine rope manufacturer announces the introduction of their latest ‘technically better’ environmentally conscious innovation; the Blue Ocean Dockline made using 100% recycled waste plastic bottles.

DBEIS

Have your say on the impact of late payment

08 Nov 2018

General News

Give your thoughts to the government on what more it can do to help create a responsible payment culture in the UK. Click on the article and respond to the Call for Evidence.

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HMRC responds to British Marine on Red Diesel concerns

08 Nov 2018

General News

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has been in contact with British Marine, in response to its representations following the European Court of Justice’s decision to find the UK in breach of EU legislation on the use of red diesel. Click on the article for more information.

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Troon Yacht Haven celebrates 40th year

08 Nov 2018

Member Only

One of the first marinas to be built on the Firth of Clyde has celebrated its 40th year, with one employee also celebrating his 40th year of employment at the popular Scottish haven.

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Remembering Harry Arnold MBE

08 Nov 2018

British Marine are saddened to report the death of Inland Waterway journalist, author, photographer and campaigner Harry Arnold MBE

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British Marine to meet with Education Minister to discuss improvements to the Apprenticeship Levy

08 Nov 2018

British Marine will be meeting with the Rt Hon Anne Milton MP, the Minister responsible for apprenticeships and skills at the Department for Education, and Nusrat Ghani MP, the Maritime Minister at the Department for Transport, with responsibility for apprenticeships and skills in the sector.

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British Marine Expo dates announced

06 Nov 2018

British Marine Expo kicks off at Southampton’s St. Mary’s Stadium