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NEW: Marine Technologies qualifications available from September

22 Nov 2018

A new part time HNC/FdEng (Marine Technologies) being developed by Bournemouth and Poole College in collaboration with Bournemouth University.


International marine training company moves into state-of-the-art Plymouth facility

15 Nov 2018

Member news

British Marine member SeaRegs, a training provider that runs commercial maritime training courses has moved into a brand new, state-of-the-art facility at Turnchapel Wharf on Plymouth’s waterfront.

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Record new exhibitors in METSTRADE British Pavilion

15 Nov 2018

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At 2018’s METSTRADE Show, the British Pavilion (Hall 3) showcased the latest marine equipment to be pioneered in the UK as it presents over 70 exhibitors. Of these, a record 12% have unveiled their products at this global exhibition for the first time.

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Don’t miss biennial Passenger Boat Association conference

15 Nov 2018

Are you a Passenger Boat operator in the UK or do you provide support, products or services to this sector? Don’t miss this exciting event next week.

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Register for the British Marine Apprenticeship webinar next week

15 Nov 2018

On Thursday 22 November at 1pm, the British Marine Training Team will be holding a webinar on Apprenticeships, giving a general overview and then talking about the latest details of the new Standards we have been developing in Boat Building, Marine Engineering, Marina & Boatyards and the newest one in development, Marine Electrical.


UK and EU issue draft agreement on Brexit

15 Nov 2018

British Marine provides an update on the UK/EU draft withdrawal agreement.


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.

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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.


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.