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PAL Aerospace concludes contract for Dutch Caribbean Coastguard program

ST. JOHN’S, NL, February 22, 2022 /CNW/ – PAL Aerospace is pleased to enter into a contract for the continued provision of aerial reconnaissance capability and associated support services for the Netherlands Caribbean Coast Guard. This new contract, which was awarded after a thorough evaluation of bids to determine best value for money for the […]

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MetalCraft Marine US Patrol Boat Contracts

MetalCraft Marine US just delivered three new patrol boats to the US Coast Guard in Pensacola, Florida. The 7M is the smallest in the MetalCraft Interceptor model line, but although small, it is designed to look like a large boat with its weight and rugged construction and smooth, dry, ride. The 7M RIB, designated, Cutter-Boat-Large […]

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HM Coastguard on search and rescue exercise with RBR – The Royal Gazette

Updated: January 20, 2022 08:35 British Coastguard officers held a training exercise with the Royal Bermuda Regiment Coastguard and other emergency services. RBR Coastguard soldiers during a training exercise with HM UK Coastguard (photograph provided) The exercise was led by Commander Phil Bostock, operational manager of the SM Coast Guard, Overseas Territories Search and Rescue […]

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HM Coastguard celebrates 200 years of service

TWO hundred years of service is the milestone reached by HM Coastguard this weekend. The service was formed on January 15, 1822 and today consists of 352 teams located at stations across the UK. In Pembrokeshire there are rescue teams based in St Davids, St Govans, Tenby, Broad Haven, Dale and Fishguard and the Maritime […]

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Keeping you safe on the coast for 200 years: HM Coastguard celebrates historic anniversary

Two hundred years of saving lives along Britain’s coasts and at sea, as well as coordinating the rescues of people in distress in international waters, are celebrated this year as HM Coastguard celebrates its milestone anniversary. It was on January 15, 1822 that HM Coastguard was officially established and has been working ever since to […]

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Coastguard celebrates 200 years of saving lives at sea

Coastguards across the country are celebrating the 200th anniversary of the service dedicated to saving lives at sea. Originally established on 15 January 1822 to combat smuggling, Her Majesty’s Coastguard expanded over the next 200 years to its current form, which involves 3,500 volunteers in 310 teams across the UK, which are supported by 10 […]

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Coast Guard helicopter transports mother and child to safety after woman falls on Welsh beach [VIDEO]

Moment Coast Guard helicopter transports mother and child to safety after woman falls and hits her head on rocks on Welsh beach A mother and child were rescued on a Welsh beach after a woman fell on rocks Dramatic footage shows couple airlifted from danger by helicopter The mother injured her head on the rocks […]

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Coastguard helicopter transports mother and child to safety after woman falls on Welsh beach [VIDEO]

This is the moment a mother and child were saved from drowning on a Welsh beach after the woman fell and hit her head against rocks during a family walk. Dramatic footage shows a Coastguard rescue helicopter airlifting two people from the rocks between Langland and Rotherslade on the Gower Peninsula yesterday afternoon. The unnamed […]

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Coast Guard helped save nearly 474 lives in 2021

The Coast Guard helped save 474 lives last year, according to the organization’s year-end statement released Thursday. The press release records an overall increase of 12% in the number of coordinated incidents in 2021 with the largest increases in activity in April and July. In April, crews responded to 249 incidents compared to 139 in […]

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Coast Guard and RNLI issue public safety appeal for Christmas and New Years

The Coast Guard and RNLI are calling on the public to exercise caution when participating in any activity on or near water during the Christmas and New Years period, and to be aware of the restrictions in place to cope to the COVID pandemic. With many traditional Christmas and New Year’s swims canceled, anyone planning […]

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QLDC system ‘failed’: Coastguard | Otago Daily Times News Online

There has been a systemic failure within the Queenstown Lakes District Council over its new maritime patrol contract, said Wanaka Lakes Coastguard spokesman Jonathan Walmisley. But Queenstown Lakes District Council said last night the role of Harbor Master is about education. The police, not the harbor master’s office, must be called in an emergency. Mr […]

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British Coast Guard Charged With Manslaughter By Humanitarian Group Following Channel’s Death | World | News

Last Friday, the humanitarian association Utopia 56 lodged a complaint for manslaughter accusing the French maritime prefect of the Channel and the North Sea, the Gris-Nex Regional Operational Center for Surveillance and Rescue and the British Coast Guard not to do enough to stop the deaths of 27 migrants. Lawyers for the group said the […]

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British Coast Guard “ask refugees in British waters to contact French” | Immigration and asylum

Refugees crossing the Channel to the UK in small boats ask UK Coast Guard to review their procedures after claiming authorities routinely redirected them to French emergency services after making 999 calls in what they believe to be the British part of the English Channel. Relatives and survivors of the mass tragedy in the English […]

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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 ÅŒrākei, where it will be used to support community water safety activities. The handover, which was undertaken in accordance with current […]

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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 […]

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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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Thieves strike Royal Canadian Navy search and rescue station in Nanaimo

Thieves have targeted another volunteer-run nonprofit in Nanaimo. The victim this time is Royal Canadian Navy Search and Rescue Station 27 and they turn to the community to help them find the culprits and recover what was stolen. “I was absolutely devastated,” said Debby Thomson, director of boating safety for RCM SAR Station 27. The […]

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Coast Guard helicopter rescues two men from cliffs after being cut off by the tide

Two men had to be rescued from the cliffs of Tintagel after being cut off by the tide. The couple had gone fishing, but climbed the cliff – about 20 feet – to avoid the waves, which then left them stranded. A Coast Guard rescue helicopter was dispatched to the scene and the two men […]

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U.S. Navy Commander’s visit highlights cooperation and partnership with AFP

The commander of the United States Marine Corps was in the country for two days over the weekend where he stressed the importance of the United States-Philippine alliance and discussed the commitments with local military officials. General David Berger met with Philippine Armed Forces (AFP) Vice Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Erickson Gloria, Navy Chief, […]

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What would your local marine rescue organization do

The Canadian Victoria Marine Rescue Society (VMRS) plans to establish a new home, build an all-electric rescue vessel, and more with the help of a five-year $ 100,000 sponsorship from global software developer SSI shipbuilding. Victoria Marine Rescue Society (VMRS) is a voluntary organization behind the Royal Canadian Marine Search & Rescue Station 35, based […]

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Coastguard crews rush to the River Forth after ship issues ‘distress signal’

Coastguard teams were rushed to search for the River Forth in Falkirk earlier, after a ship issued a distress signal. A helicopter was seen searching an area of ​​Forth Ports in Grangemouth, before scanning the water between Bo’ness and Blackness. Rescue teams were also sent by boat to search for the ship, but nothing was […]

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HM Coast Guard search and rescue crew member recognized for outstanding bravery

Bristow press release | June 23, 2021 Estimated reading time 4 minutes, 54 seconds. A prestigious Royal Humane Society award has been presented to Mark Scotland, paramedic with HM Coastguard Search and Rescue Lydd, following his heroic actions to save a 12-year-old girl off the coast of Kent’s last year. Coast Guard Search and Rescue […]

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UK Coast Guard and Coast Guard Agency invites companies to bid on new search and rescue program

The UK government’s second generation search and rescue aviation program called UKSAR2G has now reached a crux. The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced on June 10 the shortlisted companies who will be invited to bid for the supply of the next decade of aviation coastguard. The UKSAR2G program will provide services that will deliver […]

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Coast Guard organization expected to benefit from sale of waterfront lighthouse property

Monday, May 24, 2021, 9:10 a.m.Press release: Bayley The volunteer search and rescue organization Coastguard New Zealand is expected to receive a donation of $ 50,000 from the sale of a majestic waterfront property – with its own working lighthouse. View from the promontory The 26 acre north-facing headland property at Cape Rodney on the […]

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Coast Guard deploys unmanned helicopter to patrol southern seas

[Courtesy of Coast Guard] SEOUL – The South Korean Coast Guard deployed an unmanned surveillance helicopter on a 1,500-ton patrol boat to monitor the coastline and rescue operations. The chopper robot has built-in cameras and sensors, making it more versatile for maritime operations than multi-helicopter drones. The National Maritime Police Agency said in a statement […]

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Coastguard deploys unmanned helicopter to patrol southern seas

[Courtesy of Coast Guard] SEOUL — The South Korean Coast Guard has deployed an unmanned surveillance helicopter on a 1,500-ton patrol boat to monitor coastlines and rescue operations. The robot helicopter has built-in cameras and sensors, making it more versatile for maritime operations than multi-helicopter drones. The National Maritime Police Agency said in a statement […]