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Coastguard and lifeboat respond to West Shetland emergency

The AITH lifeboat and Sumburgh-based search and rescue helicopter were called in this morning (Friday) to assist the Banff-registered vessel Company II 60 nautical miles west of Shetland. The fishing boat with six crew had lost power and was drifting overnight. The Shetland Coast Guard were first alerted on Thursday at 5 p.m. Nearby fishing […]

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The Daily Herald – Diplomas for Completion of Basic Coast Guard Training

The graduation ceremony for ten trainees from Saint-Martin, Aruba and Curaçao. WILLEMSTAD – The first 10 Coast Guards of the New Basic Coast Guard Training (BOK) completed their education and received their diplomas on Friday. The training took place in Curaçao. The young coastguards of Saint Martin, Aruba and Curaçao began their one-year study on […]

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Myanmar launches coastguard service with initial fleet of four ships

12 October 2021 by Peter Felstead and Tim Ripley An aerial view of the Single Accommodation Blocks (SLA) at Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire, when they were newly built in 2011. The British Defense Estate contains around 96,000 buildings of all descriptions. (Crown copyright) The UK’s defense arena is too big, costing too much and attempts […]

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Scottish Coast Guard bosses warn residents not to ‘take chances’ as massive military exercise begins on west coast

Coast Guard bosses have warned of a “dramatic increase” in the number of military planes and ships around Scotland as a huge operation begins today. We explained yesterday that an armada of warships from around the world is expected in Glasgow this week as part of NATO’s massive Joint Warrior exercise. Now the Ardrossan Coast […]