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Hornblower UK Holdings Ltd acquires City Cruises

07 Nov 2019

Member news

British Marine member, City Cruises announced recently that the company has been acquired by Hornblower UK Holdings Ltd, an American dining and excursion cruise operator based in San Francisco.

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Successful networking event for British Marine South

31 Oct 2019

Last week, British Marine South had its annual social event with an afternoon of networking and clay pigeon shooting last week.

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The IPV Code and Safety Management Systems

31 Oct 2019

General News

The Intended Pleasure Vessels (IPV) Code has been in force since January 2019. British Marine worked with the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), Yacht Brokers Designers & Surveyors Association (YBDSA) and the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) to limit the burdens on industry whilst ensuring the MCA is satisfied the vessels are operating safely whilst in temporary commercial use.

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Another successful Advanced Marina Managers course completed with more GMI certified members recognised

31 Oct 2019

General News

The recent Advanced Marina Managers (AMM) course held in Sibenik, Croatia saw marina professionals from around the world come together including delegates from Turkey, Spain, Montenegro, Italy, Greece, Croatia, England and Scotland.

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British Marine returns to BOOT Düsseldorf 2020 in brand new location with new stand concept and design

31 Oct 2019

General News

BOOT Düsseldorf is one of the world’s largest indoor international boat shows, a meeting point for both boating and watersports enthusiasts, with over 250,000 visitors from 90 countries and 1900 exhibitors which takes place from Saturday 18 January to Sunday 26 January 2020.

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The Maritime Skills Academy Simulator Centre Opens with Visit from Virgin Voyages Executives

31 Oct 2019

Member news

Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, and Virgin Voyages CEO Tom McAlpin made a special visit to the Maritime Skills Academy (MSA) Solent on recently to open the centre officially with a ribbon cutting ceremony. During the visit, Branson tested the simulators for himself and met some of the Crew who will be sailing and training at the centre for Virgin Voyages.

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Brexit update from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

31 Oct 2019

General News

Following the announcement this week that the EU has adopted a decision to extend the deadline for Brexit to 31 January 2020, meaning the UK will no longer leave on Thursday 31 October. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has set out key considerations for UK manufacturers and trade associations.

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UK products account for a third of DAME Design Award 2019 nominations

29 Oct 2019

Nominations for the prestigious DAME Design Award 2019 have been announced with UK products making up a third (19) of the 59 selected entries, showing that British innovation and engineering continues to be at the forefront of the global industry.

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Successful British Marine Electrical & Electronic Association Conference

24 Oct 2019

Last week (15 October) saw the annual British Marine Electrical & Electronics Association (BMEEA) Conference take place. The Chairman, Derek Gilbert, opened the Conference by welcoming the speakers and special guests, including Lesley Robinson, CEO of British Marine; he also thanked the Event Sponsors, especially Victron Energy as Headline Sponsors of this year's event and welcomed a group of apprentices, invited to join the conference and to participate in a competition during the day.

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Rockley Watersports further develops its educational offering

24 Oct 2019

Member news

The new term saw British Marine member, Rockley Watersports, welcome new year one and returning year two BTEC students, as well as new Apprentices and NCFE Level 2 Diploma in Sport pupils to Rockley Point.

 

 

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