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UKSA sees 150 percent increase in women taking part in its Superyacht Cadetship course

06 Jan 2022

UKSA has reported a 150 percent increase in the number of women undertaking its Superyacht Cadetship from 2020 to 2021, a trend that sees a positive shift towards increased diversity in the superyacht sector.

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The MCA releases an update to conformity assessment procedures for marine equipment

23 Dec 2021

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has released an amendment to Merchant Shipping Notice (MSN) 1874 – “Marine Equipment - United Kingdom conformity assessment procedures for marine equipment, Other Approval and Standards”.

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New rules for towing a trailer take effect

23 Dec 2021

The UK Government has changed the licensing rules for towing a trailer for individuals that passed their driving test after 1 January 1997.

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British Marine Announcement: BOOT Düsseldorf

23 Dec 2021

Following the news that only German citizens and residents may travel from the UK to Germany, British Marine would like to provide members who may be exhibiting at BOOT Düsseldorf with information

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New LOGOS December 2021 Quarterly EU Reports for ICOMIA and IMEC now available

23 Dec 2021

LOGOS has released two reports for its December 2021 Quarterly EU Updates, for ICOMIA and IMEC, which are now available for British Marine members to download.

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British Marine Sentiment Poll 2021: Have your say!

23 Dec 2021

British Marine is conducting research on the performance and outlook of businesses operating in the UK marine industry.

New customs and VAT changes affecting boat owners from 1 January


17 Dec 2021

Boat owners are being urged to prepare for new customs reporting changes that will come into force in the New Year.


New updates announced to the export control regime

16 Dec 2021

The new Strategic Export Licensing Criteria will be applied to all license decisions on goods, software, and technology which are subject to export, transfer, trade or transit.


MCA updates the guidance to the regulations on Category C medical kits in line with the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) regulations

16 Dec 2021

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has released amendment 1 to Marine Guidance Note (MGN) 524 life-saving appliances – Category C medical kits.


National Apprenticeship Week 2022

16 Dec 2021

The National Apprenticeship Week 2022 theme of ‘Build the Future’ focuses on the benefits apprenticeships can have on individuals, businesses and local communities.

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