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Japanese coastguard rescue man stranded for 22 hours on overturned boat

Construction worker hanging from the propeller shaft on his overturned boat (Japan Coastguard) Posted on Dec 1, 2019 2021 17:27 by The maritime executive The Japanese Coast Guard rescued a construction worker who ran aground at sea on his overturned boat for 22 hours. They released video of the rescue operation with swimmers reaching the […]

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SunLive – Coast Guard seeks clarification on “closed” river bar

New categories to describe the maneuverability of the Whakatāne River rudder have been criticized by Coastguard Whakatāne members as confusing and dangerous, but the Bay of Plenty Regional Council says the new terminology is meant to simplify rudder conditions. for boaters. Until October 16, the regional council’s senior maritime officer used four categories to describe […]

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Coast Guard vessel donated to Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei

Tuesday 23 November 2021, 6:29 p.m.Press release: New Zealand Coast Guard The New Zealand Coast Guard had the honor this week to hand over the “Achiever” vessel to its new owners, the Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei, where it will be used to support community water safety activities. The handover, which was undertaken in accordance with current […]

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Pandemic sees boat sales skyrocket, but coastguard issues stern warning to new captains

With so many Australians spending their money on boats during the COVID-19 pandemic, coastguards are increasingly worried about amateur boats with all the equipment and no clue. Key points: Boat registrations on the rise in Australia, as are rescues at sea Authorities concerned about non-compliance this summer Deputy Commander David Finely says registering with Coast […]

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Hanwha Corporation partners with a national company to supply navigation devices to Coast Guard vessels.

[Courtesy of Hanwha Corporation] SEOUL – Hanwha Corporation, the producer of precision guided munitions, guided weapon navigation systems and lasers, has partnered with a national company to transform its defense technology into civilian use and provide sophisticated navigation devices to South Korean Coast Guard ships. Military navigation devices provide information on the location, position and […]

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Maritime lawyer calls for ‘in-depth’ review of Irish coastguard system

Maritime lawyer calls for a “fundamental overhaul” of the “many mistakes” within the Irish coastguard system, as he highlighted allegations of harassment, intimidation and even suicidal ideation among volunteers. Military lawyer Michael Kingston made the claims on RTÉ’s Morning Ireland after the resignation of Doolin’s volunteer coast guard unit, following the resignation of six volunteers. […]

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HM Coastguard SAR crew member honored for nearly half a century of service

Bristow Helicopters press release | 25 October 2021 Estimated reading time 3 minutes 38 seconds. A prestigious Master Rearcrew certificate was presented to Kevin Weller, Technical Team Leader at HM Coast Guard Search and Rescue (SAR) Base, Caernarfon, to recognize his contribution to rotary aviation. Kevin Weller, Technical Team Leader at HM Coast Guard Search […]