Category Archives: British Marine

New HSPV Voluntary Code ensures balance between passenger safety and fun

By | February 25, 2019

Last week saw the launch of the new and improved High Speed Passenger Vessel (HSPV) Voluntary Code of Practice. It delivers an updated and simple guide to best practice of high-speed charters, passenger sightseeing and adventure trips to ensure a balance between safeguarding welfare whilst still allowing passengers to enjoy their time on the water.… Read More »

MCA’s new Chief Executive to give keynote speech at Superyacht UK Technical Seminar 2019

By | February 25, 2019

The 2019 Superyacht UK Technical Seminar’s keynote speech will be delivered by the Maritime Coastguard Agency’s new Chief Executive, Brian Johnson. He will be sharing his thoughts of the importance of the superyacht market to the global fleet. Superyacht UK will be hosting the 9th edition of this now established annual event on 27 March… Read More »

Registration now open for highly anticipated British Marine Expo

By | February 20, 2019

Registration for the inaugural British Marine Expo is now open and delegates can secure their place online at Taking place on 26-27 March 2019 at the impressive St. Mary’s Stadium in Southampton, the Expo brings together some of British Marine’s most popular events with fantastic opportunities to learn, network and sell. Delivering a two-day schedule… Read More »

British Marine sees Marine Showcase sell out at brand new Expo

By | February 15, 2019

Stand space for British Marine Expo’s brand new Marine Showcase is fully sold out following overwhelming interest from companies looking to promote their brand at the one-of-a-kind, two day event. Taking place on 26-27 March 2019 at the impressive St. Mary’s Stadium in Southampton, British Marine Expo is the Association’s new flagship trade event, delivering… Read More »

Brexit latest: guidance for products falling under EU directives

By | February 11, 2019

British Marine has previously highlighted the preparations that boat builders should be undertaking to ensure that they are prepared should there be a ‘no deal’ Brexit. This article will highlight the other areas of the marine industry in which a ‘no deal’ Brexit will affect the certification of other products. European certification affects a significant… Read More »

MDL Marinas announces latest accreditation for top-level manager

By | February 7, 2019

MDL Marinas is delighted to announce that Kerry Marriott, MDL’s Head of Operations (Central and Chichester), has achieved her Certified Marina Professional accreditation under the umbrella of British Marine and Global Marina Institute. After completing her Advanced Marina Manager’s course in Athens, Greece in 2018, Kerry was presented with her professional certification in January at… Read More »

Busy new year for British Marine

By | February 1, 2019

The team at British Marine has had a busy start to the New Year working hard on all fronts. The BM Expo is taking shape with 31 exhibitors confirmed, planning is very much on the way for Southampton Boat Show 2019, and over 100 new British Marine members joining in January. The technical team has… Read More »

Government announces historic commitment to UK marine industry

By | January 25, 2019

Thursday 24 January 2019 marks an historic moment for Britain’s marine industry with the launch of Maritime 2050, the UK Government’s first ever long-term strategy to support and grow the sector. Described as both visionary and aspirational, Maritime 2050 highlights the Government’s recognition of the importance of maritime – worth over £40bn to the UK… Read More »