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Brexit Business Readiness - EU Guidance released

11 Aug 2020

The  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has provided key information for businesses as the UK draws closer to the end of the Brexit transition period.

Brexit Business Readiness Article - eCommerce

11 Aug 2020

At the end of 2020, the Brexit transition period will come to an end. It is imperative to take action to get ready for the new rules taking force in January 2021.

‘Ben Fogle: Make a New Life in the Country’ looking for boating businesses

10 Aug 2020

Do you know of any adventurous people who are considering or have recently quit a traditional city lifestyle and are relocating to the coast to start a brand new business venture?

Brexit Business Readiness Article - Northern Ireland Protocol

10 Aug 2020

The UK has left the EU, and the transition period comes to an end this year.

Maritime UK

Maritime UK launches Mental Health Benchmark Survey

10 Aug 2020


Maritime UK, the umbrella body for the £46bn maritime sector, is partnering with Safer Highways to launch its first survey into how employers support good mental health in the maritime sector.

Boats 2020

Boats 2020 presented by Southampton International Boat Show Ltd

06 Aug 2020

British Marine is delighted to announce that Southampton International Boat Show Ltd will present Boats 2020 at Mayflower Park, Southampton from 11 – 20 September 2020. This outdoor and on the water event will be a not-for-profit showcase of boats and equipment. The health, safety and security of exhibitors, visitors and colleagues will be its number one priority.

Conservation project to recreate habitat for ocean superheroes around the UK coastline

06 Aug 2020

British Marine along with partners at the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and the Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE) celebrated a win for wildlife on World Oyster Day (5 August) after they received an award of £1,180,000 to boost British native oyster populations – the biggest project of its kind in the UK.

Partner with Dee Caffari in double-handed sailing quest

05 Aug 2020

In this current climate, double handed sailing lets you enjoy a #SummeronTheWater whilst social distancing. One person who has taken to this new discipline is Dee Caffari MBE.

SummerOnTheWater opportunities with British Marine members

05 Aug 2020

It has been great to see British Marine members getting behind the #summeronthewater campaign. As many people chose a staycation this year and are looking to take to the water, British Marine members are helping with opportunities to get afloat.

The MCA release MGN (M+F) 610 with guidance on meeting SOLAS Chapter V

05 Aug 2020

The Merchant Shipping (Safety of Navigation) Regulations 2020 (“the 2020 Regulations”) implement Chapter V of the Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974 (“SOLAS” or “the Convention”) and all outstanding amendments to Chapter V. Chapter V was negotiated and agreed in the International Maritime Organization (IMO).