Posts Tagged ‘British Marine’

Decision to remove red diesel subsidy “disappointing” says British Marine

Decision to remove red diesel subsidy “disappointing” says British Marine
Lesley Robinson Decision to remove red diesel subsidy “disappointing” says British Marine Yesterday the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt Hon Rishi Sunak MP, delivered his first Budget setting out the Government’s fiscal priorities. Speaking to MPs in the House of Commons, he pledged greater...
March 12th, 2020 | Associations, Health and Safety | Read More

Political uncertainty hasn’t held back the UK marine industry, with exports soaring above national average growth

Political uncertainty hasn’t held back the UK marine industry, with exports soaring above national average growth
Lesley Robinson Political uncertainty hasn’t held back the UK marine industry, with exports soaring above national average growth The UK’s marine exports have grown by 4% to £1.5bn, higher than national average export growth. The industry’s revenue has hit £4bn in 2018/19, a 10% increase on...
February 11th, 2020 | Associations, Trade and Commerce | Read More

British success at METSTRADE 2019

British success at METSTRADE 2019
Lesley Robinson British success at METSTRADE 2019  Last week brought success for Britain’s thriving marine equipment sector with UK companies picking up a string of accolades and revelling in a flourish of business opportunities at the world’s largest trade marine equipment exhibition, METSTRADE...
November 25th, 2019 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Wins for Spirit and Princess at IBI-METSTRADE Boat Builder Awards 2019

Wins for Spirit and Princess at IBI-METSTRADE Boat Builder Awards 2019
Lesley Robinson Wins for Spirit and Princess at IBI-METSTRADE Boat Builder Awards 2019 British Marine members, Spirit Yachts and Princess Yachts, had a fantastic night at the IBI-METSTRADE Boat Builder Awards 2019, which took place on Tuesday (19 November) at the National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam. Spirit...
November 21st, 2019 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Yachting | Read More

Edinburgh Marina drops anchor at this year’s Southampton Boat Show

Edinburgh Marina drops anchor at this year’s Southampton Boat Show
Edinburgh Marina drops anchor at this year’s Southampton Boat Show [London: 5 September 2019] Edinburgh Marina Holdings, the developer of Scotland’s premier waterside destination, has today confirmed that it will be exhibiting at the Southampton International Boat Show for the first time from Friday...
September 5th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

UK marine industry faces increased challenges to long-term growth and profitability

UK marine industry faces increased challenges to long-term growth and profitability
Lesley Robinson UK marine industry faces increased challenges to long-term growth and profitability Only 22% of marine businesses reported an increase in revenue, 10% less than six months ago and 15% less than the pre-Brexit high five years previous Just 6% of companies enjoying an increase in profits,...
September 3rd, 2019 | Associations, Reports | Read More

Boat Show makes waves with community beach clean

Boat Show makes waves with community beach clean
Boat Show makes waves with community beach clean The boating community is being called upon to take part in a beach clean next Saturday (24 August 2019) to protect and support the iconic coastal habitat and wildlife. The clean, organised by Southampton International Boat Show, powered by Borrow A Boat,...
August 15th, 2019 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Pollution | Read More

Paying tribute to Robert Braithwaite CBE, DL

Paying tribute to Robert Braithwaite CBE, DL
.. Paying tribute to Robert Braithwaite CBE, DL British Marine was saddened to hear that Robert Braithwaite CBE, DL, Founder of Sunseeker International, passed away in the early hours of this morning (7 March 2019) at the age of 75. He was the man behind one of the industry’s most iconic brands who...
March 7th, 2019 | Maritime Tourism, News, Obituaries, Sports, Yachting | Read More

British Marine sees Marine Showcase sell out at brand new Expo

British Marine sees Marine Showcase sell out at brand new Expo
Lesley Robinson 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,...
February 14th, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, News | Read More

Hooray hooray, the Panamaxes clinched a point…

Hooray hooray, the Panamaxes clinched a point…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost just five points earlier on today and now stands at 629; Geopolitics still sour and the London Yacht Show makes waves. John Faraclas’ brief market recap: The Capes’ BCI  lost 12 points and now stands at 972… The Panamaxes,  even with just one...
February 5th, 2019 | Associations, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Exhibitions, Markets, Military, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

London Yacht Show announces first wave of exhibiting brands

London Yacht Show announces first wave of exhibiting brands
l to r: Lesley Robinson, Andrew Williams and Paul Tetlow Tuesday 5 February (London, UK) – In the two weeks since the event was relaunched as London Yacht Show, Sunseeker, Princess and Fairline have joined more than 10 brands that have signed up to exhibit their boats & yachts including: Azimut;...
February 5th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

British Marine supports UK business at boot Düsseldorf

British Marine supports UK business at boot Düsseldorf
Lesley Robinson British Marine has reported an increased level of interest from UK businesses looking to exhibit on its prominent Showcase stand at boot Düsseldorf 2019 with space selling out in record time and a waiting list of companies who missed out on securing space. In total, 88% of the companies...
January 17th, 2019 | Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

IPV Code removes the red tape of boat testing and delivery

IPV Code removes the red tape of boat testing and delivery
Lesley Robinson A new code came into force on 1 January 2019 allowing pleasure craft to be in temporary commercial use at sea for a number of defined purposes.  The Intended Pleasure Vessels (IPV) Code, which permits the temporary use of craft at sea for businesses purposes and as race support without...
January 10th, 2019 | Associations, Regulatory, Sailing, Yachting | Read More

British excellence dominates DAME Award finalists

British excellence dominates DAME Award finalists
More than a quarter of products nominated are designed and manufactured by British Marine members The nominations for the prestigious DAME Design Award 2018 have been announced, with British design and innovation shining through as UK products account for 28.6% (18) of the 63 selected entries. As the...
October 19th, 2018 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

British Marine Awards winners shine at a gala dinner

British Marine Awards winners shine at a gala dinner
British Marine paid tribute to its membership at the fifth edition of its British Marine Awards, hosted at a gala dinner sponsored by Dominion Domains on Monday night (17 September), during the 50th anniversary celebrations of TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show. Seven British Marine member companies...
September 20th, 2018 | Associations, Awards | Read More

British Marine appoints CEO

British Marine appoints CEO
Lesley Robinson British Marine is delighted to announce that Ms Lesley Robinson has been appointed as CEO and will take up the position on 16 July 2018. Lesley is a high calibre, proven, Chief Executive with both UK and international experience in numerous public, non-marine as well as leisure marine...
July 2nd, 2018 | Associations, Person Profiles | Read More

Participation in boating activities hits highest levels since 2002

Participation in boating activities hits highest levels since 2002
Howard Pridding Watersports participation increased by 3.4% on last year, reaching the highest volume since this survey was first undertaken.  According to the latest research released today, a record 3.96m UK adults (7.4% of the UK adult population) participated in one or more of 12 core boating activities1 in...
April 11th, 2018 | Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

British Marine says “Apprenticeships are working for the marine industry”

British Marine says “Apprenticeships are working for the marine industry”
National Apprenticeship Week (5 – 9 March) is bringing together employers and apprentices from across England to celebrate the success of apprenticeships whilst encouraging even more people to choose them as a pathway to a great career. British Marine is championing apprenticeships and their worth...
March 7th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Confidence high as British Marine looks to support exporting companies at boot Düsseldorf

Confidence high as British Marine looks to support exporting companies at boot Düsseldorf
British Marine returns to boot Düsseldorf this year (20-28 January 2018) to promote British excellence overseas and facilitate exhibiting and exporting for six-member companies. Following the 4.7 per cent growth of UK marine industry exports to £924m in 2017, the membership organisation for the...
January 18th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

British Marine launches ‘Futures’ project on opening day of London Boat Show 2018

British Marine launches ‘Futures’ project on opening day of London Boat Show 2018
l to r: Sarah Dhanda, Chief Officer of Membership & Services, British Marine; Liz Rushall, Rushall Marketing; David Pougher, President, British Marine; Sarah Treseder, Chief Executive Officer, Royal Yachting Association; Jon Eads, Project Manager, ‘Futures’ Project British Marine launched its...
January 11th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sailing, Ship Supplies, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Smooth sailing for British boating sector as industry posts sixth consecutive year of growth

Smooth sailing for British boating sector as industry posts sixth consecutive year of growth
Howard Pridding Revenues grow by 3.4%, as firms navigate Brexit headwinds Demand soars for UK boating getaways, as plunging pound encourages families to holiday at home THE UK’s leisure marine industry has achieved its sixth consecutive year of growth, according to research conducted by British...
January 10th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, News | Read More

British Marine comments on General Election and Brexit negotiations

British Marine comments on General Election and Brexit negotiations
British Marine’s Senior External Relations Executive, Andrew Harries, provides an update on the General Election result, the Queen’s Speech and the start of the Brexit negotiations. Two weeks on from a rather staggering General Election result, the UK has started Brexit negotiations with the EU,...
June 22nd, 2017 | Jobs, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

British Marine report at the LBS 2017: UK’s leisure marine industry grows for fifth consecutive year

British Marine report at the LBS 2017: UK’s leisure marine industry grows for fifth consecutive year
London Boat Show 2017: An impressive entrance New figures released by British Marine at the 2017 London Boat Show report UK’s leisure marine industry grows for fifth consecutive year Six months since the Brexit vote, confidence amongst British Marine members has bounced back Industry now calling for...
January 9th, 2017 | Marinas, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, Statistics, Yachting | Read More

British innovation prominent across the DAME Design Awards 2016

British innovation prominent across the DAME Design Awards 2016
After accounting for over a quarter of the entrants shortlisted for what was a record year for nominations of the DAME Design Awards 2016, British businesses were rewarded yesterday (15 November 2016) seeing their latest innovations go on to receive a combined 40% of the accolades presented. At the...
November 16th, 2016 | Associations, Awards | Read More

Britain’s future marine workforce celebrated at Southampton Boat Show

Britain’s future marine workforce celebrated at Southampton Boat Show
Apprentices at the 2016 Apprenticeship Graduation Awards Fifty eight young people have been honoured yesterday by British Marine, the membership organisation for the UK leisure, superyacht and small commercial marine industry, at its annual Graduation Ceremony at the 2016 Southampton Boat Show.  Now...
September 21st, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, HR | Read More