Technical and Manufacturing

As the membership organisation for the leisure, superyacht and small commercial marine industry, we know how important it is to get the details right, first time.

That’s why our Technical team is on hand to support you. We can help you ensure that your business is being run in a safe and compliant manner. Our Technical team is on hand to answer any questions our members may have.

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Latest Technical News

British Marine's Technical team is always busy dealing with the latest developments within the marine industry.




Welding fumes from mild steel work reclassified as carcinogenic to humans

14 Feb 2019

The Health and Safety Executive is driving awareness on this issue and increasing its enforcement expectations.

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MCA publish the Workboat Code - Edition 2

10 Jan 2019

MCA has published the Workboat Code edition 2: The safety of small workboats and pilot boats - a code of practice.


Government launches consultation reviewing Marine Licensing Requirements

08 Nov 2018

DEFRA has launched a consultation on proposed changes to marine licensing exemptions in the marine areas where the Secretary of State is the appropriate licensing authority, as administered by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO).

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Register for the British Marine IPV Code webinar

01 Nov 2018

On Thursday 8 November British Marine technical department will be holding a webinar to raise awareness and discuss the new proposed IPV Code.

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Save the Date: Webinar on the new IPV Code Under Consultation

25 Oct 2018

On Thursday 8 November at 12.00pm, the British Marine Technical Team will be holding a webinar on the proposed new IPV code, talking about the details of the code and how to comply. Registration details will be published in Latest News next week.


WRAS Consultation on water system compliance guidance

25 Oct 2018

The updated guidance aims to assist responsible parties with their legal obligations under the Water Supply (fittings) Regulations and offer guidance on best practice.

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British Marine discusses Brexit preparations in Parliament

25 Oct 2018

Watch British Marine’s Head of Technical, Ross Wombwell, give evidence to a House of Lords Select Committee inquiry into how the Department for Transport is helping the maritime industry prepare for Brexit.

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New Regulations for Non-Road Mobile Machinery

18 Oct 2018

After detailed consultations with the industry, the Statutory Instrument relating to Non Road Mobile Machinery Regulation (emissions) 2018 has come into force.

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British Marine release Technical Report 121

11 Oct 2018

The Technical Report 121 contains updates on domestic, EU and International legislation, Compliance and Standards, MCA notices, HSE updates and funding opportunities.


A new Safety Standard for Ladders

11 Oct 2018

New Standard has replaced current legislation, British Marine members are advised to review equipment and training.


Technical Report 121

Members price: Free

Technical Report 120

Members price: Free

ICOMIA Environment Guide - November 2017

Members price: Free