The latest news from around the world on regulatory issues and legislation affecting the boating industry including taxes, trade tariffs, standards and environomental restrictions.
Regulatory Issues and Legislation
One hundred and thirteen European and American associations have issued a joint statement ahead of the EU-US Summit in Brussels due to be held on 15 June 2021.
European Boating Industry (EBI) supports renewed leadership team and welcomes new sustaining members
The passport takes effect July 1
New code supports superyachts able to carry up to 36 passengers
South Africa is set to impose stricter safety measures for ski-boats, specifically around the use of kill-switches, the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) confirmed this month.
The Covid-19 certificate takes effect July 1
Following yesterday’s announcement that the US and European Union have reached an agreement to suspend the June 1 increase of tariffs on US boats entering the EU, EBI, ICOMIA and the NMMA have issued the following joint statement:
EU and US strike conciliatory note in aluminium/steel tariff war
The easing of the entry ban takes effect May 15
American boating industry urges Washington to intercede with the European Union to avoid further penalties on US boat and engine exports