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Apprenticeship Week 2022

National Apprenticeship Week 2022

25 Nov 2021

The National Apprenticeship Week 2022 theme of ‘Build the Future’ continues from 2021, and focuses on the benefits apprenticeships can have on individuals, businesses and local communities.


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.

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.


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.


British Marine members take overall and category wins in the 30th anniversary DAME Awards held at METSTRADE 2021

18 Nov 2021

The winners were announced during the Breakfast Briefing on the opening day at METSTRADE. In a tribute to the DAME Awards’ 30th anniversary the ceremony featured all 29 previous winners, many of them British Marine members.


Prepare for new Border Controls

18 Nov 2021

The Government's timetable for the full implementation of Border Controls on imports is scheduled to start on 1 January 2022 when full customs declarations and controls will be introduced.


Rules of Origin grace period to end

18 Nov 2021

From 1 January 2022 businesses will have to demonstrate that they are compliant with the new UK - EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement rules and be able to prove the origin of their products.


New collaboration offers greener canal holidays

18 Nov 2021

Ortomarine and Cafwin Cruises are pleased to announce that from April 2022, people wishing to experience cruising the inland waterways in a Serial Electric Hybrid narrowboat will be able to do so, via a collaboration between the two companies.


Berthon Lymington Marina Manager takes on the challenge of a lifetime

18 Nov 2021

Luke Machin, Berthon Lymington Marina Manager, will be taking on one of the greatest challenges of his life after selection to be part of The Tour 21 team for 2022 on Friday, taking on the full Tour de France route raising over £1m for Cure Leukaemia.



15 Nov 2021

METSTRADE have implemented multiple measures, on top of the measures imposed by the Dutch government, to ensure a safe and responsible event

British Marine News for your region

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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.


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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