News

See the latest news and press releases from British Marine and from around the industry:

apprentice

The new Marina and Boatyard Operative Standard is now approved and published for delivery

20 Dec 2018

General News

The British Marine employer group has developed the new standard in line with the Government’s apprenticeship reforms.

BSS

Proposed BSS Requirements for carbon monoxide alarms approved

20 Dec 2018

General News

Following a public consultation on proposed changes to the Boat Safety Scheme (BSS), the BSS Management Committee has decided that new BSS Requirements for carbon monoxide (CO) alarms on boats will be introduced from next April.

brexit

Is a ‘No Deal’ Brexit on the horizon?

20 Dec 2018

General News

The UK Government and EU are ramping up preparations for the UK to leave the EU with no immediate deal on the future relationship. British Marine provides an overview of all the latest updates and what other business sectors are saying.

sunseeker 74

How to comply with the Recreational Craft Regs in a ‘No Deal’ Brexit scenario

20 Dec 2018

General News

British Marine looks at the detail and highlights the key areas for members, as the UK Government publishes draft legislation confirming how Recreational Craft Regulations compliance will be delivered should the UK leave the EU without a deal.

Passport

British Marine looks at the UK's new immigration proposals

20 Dec 2018

General News

British Marine takes a look at the Government’s proposals for the UK’s new immigration system. It is aimed at enabling employers to have access to the skills they need from around the world, following an end to free movement as the UK leaves the EU.

partnership

Benefit from a business-academic partnership

20 Dec 2018

General News

Funding is available to help UK businesses partner with academic institutes. The funding is to improve competitiveness and productivity by bringing new knowledge and skills into businesses that are looking to innovate and do things differently. Find out more about Knowledge Transfer Partnerships here.

SYUK Christmas

Round-up of the Superyacht UK Christmas Reception

13 Dec 2018

Catch up on the Superyacht UK Christmas Reception which took place on Tuesday evening. The event was attended by over 100 guests and saw a presentation about the new generation of cyber defense systems available for luxury yachts, shipping, ports and businesses. The event also raised over £3,500 for Natasha Lambert BEM, read the full story here.

Passenger Boat Association - PBA

Do you operate a passenger boat? Then you need to get involved with the MCA's Grandfathering Review

13 Dec 2018

General News

British Marine and the Passenger Boat Association (PBA) are drafting an industry response to the MCA’s Grandfathering Review, on behalf of passenger boat operators in membership. The response must be evidence-based and British Marine needs PBA members to provide important information.

SOGB

Sponsorship Opportunity to Support SOGB Sailing Squad

13 Dec 2018

Member news

British Marine Scotland member, Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park Castle Semple Centre has helped the Special Olympics Great Britain (SOGB) Sailing Squad prepare for the World Games in Abu Dhabi in 2019.

nextgen

NEXT GEN Innovative Safety Workshops Announced

13 Dec 2018

Member news

NEXT GEN 2019 is a series of specialist one-day workshops run ‘back to back’ on 2 3 4 April 2019. The programme combines hot topics and international maritime experts with dynamic panel discussions.

 

 

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