WORKBOAT SECTOR CHAMPION, NORMAN FINLAY, RECEIVES MBE IN NEW YEAR HONOURS LIST

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Monday 8th January 2018

Norman Finlay, a highly respected marine surveyor and the founder of the National Workboat Association (NWA), has been awarded an MBE for ‘Services to UK Shipping’. Following the Lifetime Achievement award presented to Mr Finlay at Seawork in 2013, this MBE is further recognition of the dedication and commitment he has shown, throughout a long and illustrious career, to the maritime and workboat industries.

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TELL US WHAT YOU THINK!

Thursday 21st December 2017

Following on from the Members Survey earlier this year, we have been working on refining the ways in which we communicate with our members – and updating our newsletter has been a key element of this. To ensure that we’re providing a service that best meets your needs and interests, we’d like to give you the opportunity to provide your feedback.

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MEMBER PROFILE: DAVE MCNAUGHTAN, DELTA MARINE

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Thursday 21st December 2017

In our final ‘Member Profile’ of 2017, we catch up with Dave McNaughtan, General Manager at Delta Marine, for his view on where opportunities lie for growth in the marine energy sector.

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WORKBOAT CREWMEMBER APPRENTICESHIP STANDARD: FINALLY APPROVED!

Thursday 21st December 2017

After months of wrangling with officialdom we have finally had the Workboat Crewmember apprenticeship standard for England approved and published on the Institute for Apprenticeships website.

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USELESS UNLESS WORN: LIFEJACKETS

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Thursday 21st December 2017

The RNLI have released a dramatic new video that provides a stark reminder for all crew members on the need to wear a lifejacket when there is a risk of falling into the water.

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JANUARY AGM AND SAFETY FORUM: DRAFT AGENDA

Thursday 21st December 2017

We’re looking forward to welcoming you all to the combined Annual Dinner, AGM and Safety Forum, taking place on Thursday 18th and Friday 19th January at the Lakeside Hotel, Windermere.

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SCOTTISH MODERN WORKBOAT APPRENTICESHIP – AVAILABLE Q2 2018

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Tuesday 28th November 2017

Having got the Scottish version of the Workboat Apprenticeship approved some time ago, we are delighted to announce that Stream Marine Training Ltd (SMT) are well advanced in their preparations to offer the Modern Workboat Apprenticeship for Scottish-based operators, starting in Q2 2018.

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MCA RENEWABLES SAR COURSE – 2018 DATES

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Tuesday 28th November 2017

The MCA has announced a series of dates in 2018 for its Renewables Offshore Search and Rescue (SAR) Management courses.

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SURVEY: EFFECT OF BRIDGE ALARMS ON WATCH KEEPERS

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Tuesday 28th November 2017

NWA members have been invited by Shipowners P&I Club to participate in a short online survey to inform a study on the effects of bridge equipment alarms on watch keepers.

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WORKBOAT SECTOR CHAMPION, NORMAN FINLAY, RECEIVES MBE IN NEW YEAR HONOURS LIST

Norman Finlay, a highly respected marine surveyor and the founder of the National Workboat Association (NWA), has been awarded an MBE for ‘Services to UK Shipping’. Following the Lifetime Achievement award presented to Mr Finlay at Seawork in 2013, this MBE is further recognition of the dedication and commitment he has shown, throughout a long and illustrious career, to the maritime and workboat industries.


Read More

TELL US WHAT YOU THINK!

Following on from the Members Survey earlier this year, we have been working on refining the ways in which we communicate with our members – and updating our newsletter has been a key element of this. To ensure that we’re providing a service that best meets your needs and interests, we’d like to give you the opportunity to provide your feedback.


Read More

MEMBER PROFILE: DAVE MCNAUGHTAN, DELTA MARINE

In our final ‘Member Profile’ of 2017, we catch up with Dave McNaughtan, General Manager at Delta Marine, for his view on where opportunities lie for growth in the marine energy sector.


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