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No ‘Essential Worker’ Exemptions for Foreign Crews Delivering Boats to Ireland, Transport Says
There is no “essential worker” exemption for foreign crews delivering boats to Ireland amid the current pandemic restrictions. Irish Marine Federation chairman Paal Janson received the official line from the Department of Transport, following suggestions by UK delivery skippers that…
 IMF at Boot - The Irish Marine Federation used regularly used the opportunity of Boot Dusseldorf as a sales platform but also for industry pow-wows (from left in 2020)Treasurer Ian O'Meara of Viking Marine, James Kirwan of BJ Marine, Chairman Paal Janson and Secretary Gerry Salmon of MGM Boats
The Irish Marine Trade has been giving its reaction to today's cancellation of the giant German Boat Show, Boot Dusseldorf that was scheduled for April and a key show for the Irish industry. As Afloat reported earlier, the world’s largest…
The IMF is pitching to stage the World Marina Conference in Dublin
The Irish Marine Federation (IMF) has made its first-ever bid to stage ICOMIA's World Marina Conference in Dublin in 2023.  The marine leisure trade body, that also represents Irish Marina Operators, is up against stiff competition from rival bids in…
Ambassador Maeve Collins, Ireland's Deputy Permanent Representative to the European Union was apprised of Irish Marine affairs by IMF Chairman Paal Janson
The Irish Marine Federation joined boating industry voices in Brussels today in an online meeting to give the EU a better understanding of the issues faced by the Irish marine industry and Irish sailing and boating alike in the wake…
Irish Marine Federation Gives 'Cautious Thumbs-Up' to the Resumption of Recreational Boating
The Irish Marine Federation has given a cautious thumbs-up to the resumption of recreational boating in line with the Government's COVID-19 Restrictions 'Roadmap'. In a statement, the IMF, the national organisation representing both commercial and leisure sectors of the marine industry in…
Dun Laoghaire Harbour is in the heart of the boating industry on the East Coast
The Irish Marine Federation (IMF) has joined a call by European boating industry associations for support from the EU to address the Covid-19 outbreak and its profound effects on the sector. Eighteen associations have signed a policy paper from the…
IMF at Boot - Prestige Yachts of France facilitated a meeting of the Irish Marine Federation at its Boot Dusseldorf stand. (From Left) Treasurer Ian O'Meara of Viking Marine, James Kirwan of BJ Marine, Chairman Paal Janson and Secretary Gerry Salmon of MGM Boats
An Irish Marine Federation committee meeting held at Boot Dusseldorf last week discussed future European tie-ups with the massive German show as a result of Brexit and the loss of the London Boat Show, traditionally a show with a strong…
Paal Janson at Dun Laoghaire Marina
Paal Janson has been elected as the Chairman of the Irish Marine Federation (IMF), the trade body representing marine leisure interests in Ireland. In one of his first roles, Janson (43) has framed the IMFs submission to the Government's Marine…
ICOMIA World Marinas Conference in Singapore Exceeds Expectations
An exceptional, global audience gathered together over the last two days in Singapore's Swissotel The Stamford for the 2011 ICOMIA World Marinas Conference. Held in Asia for the first time ever, 270 delegates attended from far and wide with representatives…

Irish Boat Shows

21st September 2009 IMF
The Irish Marine Federation (IMF) is the national organisation representing both commercial and leisure sectors of the marine industry in Ireland. It does this through organising National Boat Shows. The 2009 boat show was held from 18th-22nd February 2009 in…

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