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Join Superyacht UK at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

25 Jul 2019

Superyacht UK, the group association within British Marine dedicated to supporting the interests of UK superyacht businesses, will be hosting a Showcase Stand, located within the Superyacht Pavilion and invite British Marine members take part in this exciting opportunity.

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Princess Royal supports UKSA's Building Better Futures campaign

25 Jul 2019

Member news

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, hosted a reception at St James’s Palace recently to celebrate the success of fundraising efforts for new facilities at UKSA’s centre in West Cowes. Her Royal Highness thanked guests, including UKSA graduates who now work on yachts and in watersports and emphasised the importance for further fundraising as the next phase of the Building Better Futures landmark campaign begins.

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British Marine launch year two of Show Environmental Pledge

25 Jul 2019

General News

Following from last year’s Boat Show, British Marine is continuing and improving its long-term commitment to the environment with year two of its Environmental Pledge at Southampton International Boat Show, powered by Borrow A Boat.

Innovate UK

NEW: £19m funding available for businesses wishing to develop electrification solutions in the marine supply chain

25 Jul 2019

General News

Following recent announcements, including the Clean Maritime Plan and their call for evidence on emissions from all vessels operating in UK waters, Government have today (25 July 2019) announced that businesses can apply for a share of £19m to develop supply chain processes that will help deliver electrification in seven sectors – including the marine sector.

The Yacht Harbour Association

TYHA awards Yacht Haven Grande Marina - St Thomas the first 5 Gold Anchor Platinum in North America

25 Jul 2019

General News

The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) has announced this week that its international member, IGY’s Yacht Haven Grande Marina - St. Thomas, USVI has become the first North American marina to ever be awarded 5 Gold Anchor Platinum Level accreditation.


ICOMIA releases the IMO report of the Maritime Safety Committee 101st session

25 Jul 2019

General News

ICOMIA has released an IMO (International Maritime Organisation) report following the 101st session of the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC), held recently at IMO in London, UK.

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British Marine to lead training development of marine LPG

25 Jul 2019

This week, British Marine, held a meeting with some of its members and stakeholders connected with LPG training and assessment, including Energy & Utility Skills and Gas Safe, it established a plan to making the training and assessment process for engineers working with LPG on boats, more compatible with marine requirements.

Department for education

Big changes proposed for HNDs and Foundation Degrees

25 Jul 2019

The Department for Education (DfE) has published a consultation document with potentially significant proposals for the future management of Higher Technical qualifications such as HNDs and Foundation Degrees in England.

European Commission

The EU publishes an update on Lifejackets CE certification

25 Jul 2019

The EU commission has reviewed and updated the harmonisation of the ISO standards for lifejackets that are certified under the Personal protective equipment (PPE) regulations following an investigation into the failure of a lifejacket and a Formal Objection from Sweden.

MIA event

Successful start to cross industry innovation for British Marine members

25 Jul 2019

General News

On Tuesday 23 July 2019, British Marine members and Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) members met to discuss how the motorsports industry can collaborate with our marine industry to face the new challenge of designing new vessels to have zero emission capability by 2025.



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