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Irish Marine Federation
Marine Federation
The Irish Marine Federation (IMF) is promoting a necklace of over 60 Irish coastal marinas and pontoons as a central theme of its London Boat Show promotion that opens at ExCeL in London's Docklands on Friday morning. As Afloat.ie reported…
Marine Federation
The Irish Marine Federation (IMF) is to give Irish marinas and sailing schools a boost in 2016 by taking an 'Irish Marine Stand' at January's London Boat Show 2016 in Excel. Aimed specifically at attracting visiting UK boaters, the IMF…
Irish Marine Federation Welcomes Changes to Foreshore Act
Marine Federation
#foreshore – The Irish Marine Federation (IMF) has given a cautious welcome to much heralded changes to the foreshore bill that is designed to streamline the development consent process. The government has published its Legislation Programme for Spring/Summer 2015 and the Maritime…
Irish Marine Federation Meets to Discuss Marine Leisure Industry Priorities
Marine Federation
#irishmarinefed – The Irish Marine Federation (IMF) meets in Dublin tomorrow to address priorities for the marine leisure industry after what has been a torrid time for marine trades in Ireland. In a notice to members, Federation Chairman David O'Brien says…
Marine Federation Meet to Discuss Credit Squeeze, Boat Registration
Marine Federation
#irishmarinefederation – Today's Irish Marine Federation (IMF) agm at the Maldron Hotel, Portlaoise will hear that bank lending or the lack of it, continues to be a problem for boat sales. It's just one of a number of key issues…
Lough Ree Water Level Lowering Would 'Disrupt Navigation' – Irish Marine Federation
Marine Federation
#loughree – Any threat to the water levels on Lough Ree would mean disruption to the navigation in a number of places say the Irish Marine Federation (IMF) in its latest newsletter in response to farming demands for lower water…
Irish Boat Sales, Chandlery & Boat Hire Badly Hit by Recession
Marine Federation
#marine – Although there has been a small but steady recovery the Irish Marine Federation (IMF) says in its latest bulletin to members, a reliable barometer of boating actiivty, the Irish boating trade is still a long way from getting…
Irish Marine Federation Makes Representations on 'Green Diesel'
Marine Federation
#greendiesel – The Irish Marine Federation (IMF) has made representations to the Revenue Commissioners in relation to a proposed ban on the use of so called 'Green Diesel', (or Red Diesel in Northern Ireland) for leisure boats pointing out difficulties…
Marine Federation agm for Dun Laoghaire
Marine Federation
#BOATSHOW–The Irish Marine Federation (IMF) holds its Annual General Meeting at 18.00 on Wednesday, 30th November at the National Yacht Club, Dun Laoghaire. Top of the agenda, in these challenging times, is the staging of next year's boat show which…
Single Maritime Authority 'Essential for an Island People'
Marine Federation
The new Government's plans to merge marine responsibilities into a single department has received a guarded welcome from Ireland's maritime bodies. In today's Irish Times, the Irish Marine Federation is quoted as saying a "single maritime authority is essential for…
Conference Reveals State of Marine Leisure Industry
Marine Federation
With boat sales falling by as much as 80%, marina business down 20%, retail sales in chandlery down up to 38%, insurance down 12.5% the marine industry in Ireland and Wales had to take some action to ensure the marine…
Marine Leisure Conference Aims to Combat Downturn
Marine Federation
Over 120 marine trade and leisure companies from Ireland and Wales are coming together in Dun Laoghaire this week to examine ways to combat the current economic downturn on both sides of the Irish Sea. Speakers at the conference at…
Dublin Boat Show Goes Afloat
Marine Federation
The 2011 Dublin Boat Show is going on the water in 2011 if a new approach to promote boating in Ireland takes off. The Irish Marine Federation (IMF) aims to include as many boating activities as possible in the national boat…
Irish Marine Federation Hold Dublin Talks with European Boating Industry
Marine Federation
The Irish Marine Federation (IMF) is in high level talks with the European Boating Industry tomorrow on EU Boating Licences and a new European Directive for Recreational Craft. There will also be discussion on the new EU Tourism policy.The Irish…
Ireland's First Irish Sea Marine Leisure Conference Planned
Marine Federation
The Irish Marine Federation in its role as  lead partner in the Interreg Programme, irish-sea.org, is currently working on the following projects. Executive Steve Conlon gives the following update to afloat.ie: Marine Leisure Conference:A conference to assist marine leisure companies…
Irish Brokers on Look Out for More Boats to Sell
Marine Federation
It might be the least expected outcome after a torrid two years in boat sales but now Irish brokers have few large boats left to sell. The scarcity stems from the fact that Irish second-hands have been snapped up by foreign…

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