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MCA consultation for the inclusion of new guidance for meeting the needs of persons with reduced mobility on small passenger vessels

06 Jan 2022

The reason for looking to publish an Amended version of the MGN is to update it in certain areas due to changes in legislation (as bits are now outdated), documentation, practice and also obtain the views of interested parties.

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Wellness Over Waves unique project vessel to return home

06 Jan 2022

The only surviving Operation Dynamo sailing yacht built in the boatyard of David Hillyard of Littlehampton is to return to its home port as the principle project vessel for the British Marine member Wellness Over Waves foundation’s work in the UK.

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BEIS releases guidance documents on UKCA marking for overseas businesses placing goods on the UK market

06 Jan 2022

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has released guidance and information to help raise more awareness about the UK’s new regulatory regime for manufactured goods to ensure that overseas businesses can continue to place goods on the UK market.

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Wellness Over Waves becomes a British Marine member

23 Dec 2021

Wellness over Waves (WOW) is a charitable marine foundation with operations in the UK and throughout the EU.

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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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Canal and River Trust publishes consultation on managing London’s moorings capability

23 Dec 2021

The consultation is running until March 2022. British Marine would encourage its members which use London moorings to familiarise themselves with the proposals and respond to the consultation.

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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.

New customs and VAT changes affecting boat owners from 1 January

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17 Dec 2021

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

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The Wild Oysters Project publishes a ‘How-to’ guide

16 Dec 2021

The British Marine supported Wild Oysters Project – a collaboration between British Marine, Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE) and Zoological Society of London (ZSL) has published an oyster restoration ‘how-to’ guide.

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