The latest news and views from the marine sector
Thursday 05 August 2021
We were sad to hear that our partners, World Cruising Club, have cancelled World ARC 2022, with the next planned start now being in January 2023. However, ARC and ARC Plus are still scheduled to take place in November of this year and you can keep an eye on the latest updates from World Cruising Club here.
Ocean exploration organizations Nekton and Schmidt Ocean Institute have announced that they have entered into a new partnership to help advance public understanding of the ocean by engaging sectors such as fashion, food, and sports. You can find out more and read their white paper here.
Six new research projects that aim to build a sustainable future for the marine environment were announced at the end of July – Investing in a sustainable future for our coastal economies.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has released an updated list of Designated Standards, these standards provide the “Presumption of Conformity” for recreational craft products certified to the new UK Conformity Assessed (UKCA) mark. The new list can be found here – Designated standards: recreational craft.
An insight into the history of ROVs – by Hayes Parsons Insurance Brokers