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Q&A: Bergan Marine Systems talks maritime safety and compliance

Written by Heather Ervin Kyle Durden, President and CEO, Bergan Marine Systems. For 45 years, Bergan Marine Systems, Pensacola, Florida, has operated as marine safety consultants and equipment suppliers of cargo protection systems to barges, vessels and US government vessels. The company creates custom marine systems that meet the unique challenges of shipbuilders, engineers, naval […]

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Europe and China need US-style coast guard services to limit cargo losses

By Nick Savvides 02/23/2022 Uwe-Peter Schieder, a captain with the German Insurance Association (GIA), believes Europe needs to develop a coastguard service similar to that of the United States to help weed out misdeclared cargo. Scheider, who works in marine and loss prevention at GIA and is vice-chairman of the International Union of Marine Underwriters’ […]

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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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Ukrainian coastguard patrolling the Sea of ​​Azov monitors Russian warships | Ukraine-Russia crisis

Mariupol, Ukraine – Setting out on flat waters in the space between the Gray Sea and the sky, the Ukrainian Coast Guard patrols the Sea of ​​Azov in search of unregistered vessels, contraband and, since 2014, Russian warships. The world’s shallowest sea sits precariously between Ukraine, Russia and annexed Crimea. With winters in the region […]

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Save your trip this anniversary weekend with Coastguard

Friday, January 28, 2022, 3:02 p.m.Press release: New Zealand Coastguard With the anniversary weekend weather forecast looking warm and sunny across much of the country, the coastguard expects many boaters in Auckland, Northland and Nelson to get out on the big blue. However, given the alarming rate of drownings and incidents so far this summer, […]

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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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Death at Tairua Bar: Warnings existed over coastguard launch difficulty

Aboard the Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter as they respond to a boat that overturned on the Tairua-Pauanui Bar. Video / Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust / Provided Frantic Coastguard volunteers valiantly attempted to launch their rescue vessel for 20 minutes across a sandbar as a man fought for his life in his overturned vessel on Tairua […]

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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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Second Cook – Marine Technology News

The Second Cook is responsible for the timely preparation and production of all assigned menu items. In addition, he is responsible for the cleanliness of the kitchen. The incumbent must assist the Executive Chef in the efficient operation of the kitchen and must prepare all assigned menu items in accordance with progressive cooking techniques and […]

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Second Officer – Marine Technology News

Second Officer is a Civil Service Seaman (CIVMAR) employed by the Navy to serve Military Sealift Command (MSC) aboard Naval Auxiliaries and Hybrid Crew Warships around the world in peacetime as in times of war. MSC exists to support the joint combatant across the full spectrum of military operations. MSC provides ad hoc logistics, strategic […]

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Busy week for the Tairua-Pauanui coastguard with two major incidents

[ad_1] Friday January 7, 2022, 6:39 p.m.Press release: New Zealand Coast Guard Like many units across the country, the Tairua-Pauanui Coast Guard continue to have a busy summer on the water with the unit responding to two major incidents over the past week as well as a late call. in the night this morning. On […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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SunLive – Coast Guard call to keep boats safe this summer

[ad_1] Summer is here, with hundreds of thousands of Kiwis eager to get out on the water and enjoy the holidays. However, before exiting the boat launch, the Coast Guard urges boaters to keep safety in mind. In January and February of this year, Coastguard responded to more than 900 incidents across the country, helping […]

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Coast Guard helped save nearly 474 lives in 2021

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Swimmers rescued by Coast Guard at Seaham after rising tide begins

[ad_1] Seaham and Hartlepool GUARDS have warned members of the public of rising tides after coming to the rescue of ‘lucky’ open water swimmers who ran into trouble earlier this week. Rescue services, which are patrolling the northeastern coastline, were called to Seaton Carew yesterday (December 29) at 8 a.m. after reports of people in […]

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Hartlepool Coastguard has been called to report swimmers in difficulty at Seaton Carew as a tidal warning is issued

Hartlepool and Seaham Coastguard and Hartlepool RNLI were telephoned at 8.18am yesterday (Wednesday December 29) to a report of swimmers struggling in the water at Seaton Carew. Upon arrival, the open water swimmers had managed to make it back to dry land and were checked by Coastguard rescue officers before heading home. Rescue teams, who […]

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Lucky kayaker alive and returned home for Christmas thanks to Coast Guard volunteers, Surf Life Saving and Whanganui Police

[ad_1] Friday, December 24, 2021, 11:05 a.m.Press release: New Zealand Coast Guard Exiting the Whanganui River to cross the bar at low tide and with a strong westerly wind was not in favor of an experienced kayaker yesterday. Shortly before 6 p.m., Wanganui Coast Guard volunteers were alerted by a member of the public who […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Best Ships: Distinctive Deliveries of 2021

[ad_1] Written by Nick blenkey SSG Michael H. Ollis (Photo credit: Eastern Shipbuilding Group) SSG Michael H. Ollis: First of three new Staten Island ferries Built by Eastern Shipbuilding Group, the 320 feet long by 70 feet beam SSG Michael H. Ollis is the lead ship in a new series of 4,500 passenger ferries built […]

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Firefighters and Coastguards rush to Hartlepool Harbor after boat catches fire

Fire and Coastguards were called to Hartlepool Dock after a boat caught fire at sea. The crew of the vessel, which was described as a pleasure craft, sounded the alarm around 2.30pm on Thursday after noticing smoke billowing from the engine room. The boat was brought to the Old Victoria Dock in Hartlepool, where Cleveland […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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USCG: No place for sexual assault at sea

[ad_1] Written by Nick blenkey CGIS Tips applications allow victims and witnesses to contact investigators anonymously As disclosures in ‘Midshipman X’ case still cast a shadow over the shipping industry, Coast Guard warns that sexual assault has no place in the maritime profession and that offenders will be held accountable for their actions . He […]

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New Coast Guard Partnerships Help Kiwis Stay Safe on the Water

[ad_1] Each year, the 2,000 Coast Guard volunteers help bring more than 8,000 kiwis home safely to mainland – across the coasts, major rivers and lakes of Aotearoa. Photo / Chronicle of Whanganui Coastguard, and its new partner Tower, are calling on all boaters to prepare for a safe summer. After another year of containment, […]

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New boat doubles Bay of Islands coastguard’s rescue capacity

[ad_1] The new Bay of Islands Coast Guard boat, with Keith Wallace, Ayden Armitage, Richard Ainsley, Bob Hoffman (skipper), Darlene Haverkamp (skipper), Blair Stanley and Phil Snowdon (chairman) on board. Bay of Islands Coastguard has doubled its rescue capacity with a new boat at the Paihia wharf as the group of volunteers prepare for what […]

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Japanese coastguard rescue man stranded for 22 hours on overturned boat

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Cocaine and firearms charges after Cayman Coast Guard intercepted vessel

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) said cocaine was discovered on a vessel on Sunday November 21. CHIN said the discovery was made during routine joint border security operations between their air operations unit and the Cayman Islands Coast Guard. Reports said the incident happened around 11 p.m. on Sunday when the Cayman Islands […]

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Fatigue of tanker captain resulted in $ 72.9 million marine accident, NTSB says

[ad_1] 23 November 2021 The Atina is pictured after the crash (left) and the SP-57B platform is pictured before the crash (right). U.S. Coast Guard Photo / Cox Operating Photo A decision by an oil tanker company to change captains without a transfer period resulted in a $ 72.9 million marine accident, according to a […]

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Fatigue of tanker captain cited in $ 73 million marine accident

[ad_1] The decision of an oil tanker company to change captains without a transfer period resulted in a $ 72.9 million marine accident off the coast of Louisiana, according to a National Transportation Safety marine accident report Board published Tuesday. Marine Accident Brief 21/24 details the NTSB’s investigation into the accident on October 17, 2020, […]

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Coast Guard vessel donated to Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei

[ad_1] 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 […]

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China’s coast guard uses water cannons and blocks Philippine ships from reaching disputed shoal in South China Sea, World News

In a latest development in the choppy South China Sea, Chinese Coast Guard vessels used water cannons and blocked two Filipino supply boats heading for a disputed shoal, which was occupied by Filipino marines in the region. The action drew an angry protest from Manila. On Thursday, the Philippine foreign minister warned that his ships […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] [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 […]

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Hanwha Corporation is partnering with a national company to provide navigational devices for Coast Guard vessels.

[Courtesy of Hanwha Corporation] SEOUL – Hanwha Corporation, the producer of precision-guided munitions, guided weapons navigation systems and lasers, has partnered with a national company to bring its defense technology to civilian use and provide sophisticated navigation devices to South Korean Coast Guard vessels. Navigation devices for military use provide information about the location, posture […]

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These Coast Guard ships are 4UNZ – Thanks to Lotto NZ players

Thursday, November 11, 2021, 8:06 AMPress Release: New Zealand Lotto Unique Partnership Between Lotto NZ, Coastguard and Emirates Team New Zealand Brings America’s Cup Fighter Boats Back to Water, Refitted as New High Quality Rescue Vessels for Coastguard with $ 9.8 Million in Funding of dollars. When the crew of the Coastguard Great Barrier received […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Container Ship MV ZIM Kingston Misadventures Highlight Risks of Shipping Traffic Off Ecologically Sensitive Coast of British Columbia

[ad_1] Ships work to bring down a fire aboard the MV Zim Kingston about five miles from shore in Victoria, British Columbia on October 24, 2021.CHAD HIPOLITO / Document The MV Zim Kingston, bound for the Port of Vancouver, arrived just outside the Strait of Juan de Fuca last Thursday after crossing the Pacific laden […]

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A maritime ambulance system based on “108” ambulances must be implemented, according to the Minister of Fisheries

[ad_1] Government of Kerala to assume 100% of cost of insurance coverage for traditional fishing vessels THIRUVANANTHAPURAM The state government plans to launch a high-speed maritime ambulance system modeled on the “108” ambulances to ensure rapid response in the event of an accident involving fishing vessels, the fisheries minister said on Friday. Saji Cherian at […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Tug vessel steering failure triggers safety alert

[ad_1] Written by Logbook staff The Coast Guard’s Bureau of Investigation and Analysis issued Marine Safety Alert 06-21 to notify mariners of a potentially hazardous situation involving poorly machined threads that could result in steering cylinder failure. According to the safety alert, an inspected towing vessel recently suffered a reduction in steering when the port […]

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Coastguard and lifeboat respond to West Shetland emergency

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Thieves strike Royal Canadian Navy search and rescue station in Nanaimo

[ad_1] 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. […]

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New Eastern Shipbuilding C5ISR production facility supports OPC construction

[ad_1] Written by Nick blenkey Joey D’Isernia, President of Eastern Shipbuilding Group cuts the ribbon to inaugurate the new C5ISR production plant, Eastern Shipbuilding Group commissioned a new C5ISR (Command, Control, Computers, Communications, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance) production facility this week at its Allanton, Florida shipyard. The new dedicated shore-based facility is specifically tailored […]

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Senator Cantwell requests information from MARAD regarding Merchant Marine Academy sexual assault and harassment

[ad_1] US Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), in her capacity as chair of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, sent a letter to Acting Maritime Administrator Lucinda Lesley requesting information on the investigations into allegations of sexual assault, rape and sexual harassment by wannabes at the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Planning a life at sea

[ad_1] Some of us hear the call of the sea from an early age. It’s a romantic idea, to go out to sea for a life of adventure, to visit exotic ports of call. Who is attracted to the life of a sailor? A few stereotypes come to mind: a tough, independent lone wolf with […]

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United States Merchant Marine Academy faces serious allegations of sexual assault in Cadet Maritime Year

[ad_1] The US Department of Transportation and Maritime Administration is seriously examining an anonymous online report from a US Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) cadet who claims he was sexually assaulted during his Sea Year training, while offering “unwavering support” to the victim. and others who have been sexually assaulted and harassed at the Federal Service […]

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Kaman unveils medium transport drone to replenish distributed Marine Corps forces

[ad_1] WASHINGTON – Kaman this week unveils an unmanned medium-lift quadcopter designed to solve the biggest challenge in the Marine Corps Forward Expeditionary Basic Concept of Operations: the resupply of small units of Marines scattered around island chains. Kaman’s KARGO unmanned aerial vehicle has been designed from the ground up over the past nine months […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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As maritime migration skyrockets, Spain rushes to save six boats off the Canary Islands

[ad_1] Spain’s coast guard on Wednesday sent rescue ships to help six drifting migrant boats off the Canary Islands, amid an increase in maritime migration that has seen thousands make the dangerous crossing of Africa to the Atlantic archipelago. Emergency services rescued 38 North African men from a first boat off Lanzarote after receiving a […]

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As maritime migration soars, Spain rushes to save six boats off Canary Islands – SABC News

Spain’s coastguard dispatched rescue vessels on Wednesday to help six migrant boats drifting from the Canary Islands amid a wave of maritime migration that has seen thousands of people make the dangerous crossing from Africa to the archipelago of the Atlantic. Emergency services rescued 38 North African men from a first boat off Lanzarote after […]

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The body of a man found by the coast guard in the middle of the English Channel

[ad_1] A man was found dead floating in the middle of the English Channel at a popular refugee crossing point to the UK. Sussex Police said: “On Saturday afternoon, September 11, the body of a man was found by HM Coast Guard in central English Channel, following reports from a ship who was passing, and […]

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Dramatic footage shows Italian coastguard swimming to rescue 125 migrants

[ad_1] Dramatic footage shows Italian coastguards swimming to rescue 125 migrants after they are shipwrecked in rough seas and stranded on a rocky island Migrants stranded under a cliff on a small uninhabited islet off the island of Lampedusa Asylum seekers, including 49 women and children, found at dawn on Thursday Dramatic footage shows lifeguards […]

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Pennyfarthing Homes submits reduced bid to renovate former Coastguard Steamer Point complex in Christchurch – and appeals initial rejection

[ad_1] A HOUSE BUILDER seeking to develop the former Steamer Point site in Christchurch returned with a scaled-down second plan after his first attempt was rejected by advisers. Pennyfarthing Homes is also appealing the BCP Council’s rejection earlier this year – against the advice of planning officers – of its initial plan to build 26 […]

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The coastguards issue their own SOS

LOCALS are invited to help the Beachley Coastguard – by signing up to volunteer for the service. The service recently lost three volunteers – two have moved on and one has retired – and station manager Richard Hoyle is keen to replace them as soon as possible. The Coastguard is based at Beachley Slipway, opposite […]

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Coast Guard helicopter lands at South Stack Lighthouse for spectacular rescue

[ad_1] This is the dramatic moment the Coast Guard helicopter made a daring landing next to the South Stack Lighthouse during a rescue. The Caernarfon-based helicopter landed in the dead end next to the famous Anglsey building after a person slipped and broke his ankle on Thursday. They were then taken to hospital for treatment. […]

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British ship sinks in Greece: 18 passengers SAVED after coastguard launch rescue operation | World | New

[ad_1] The boat is located off the Cycladic island of Milos, the Greek coastguard said. They added that three of his ships as well as a private boat, a Navy helicopter and an Air Force helicopter were assisting in the rescue operation. The circumstances of the accident were not immediately known and there were no […]

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Coastguard warning after adults and child drift out to sea on inflatable

The Coastguard has issued a warning after two adults and a child drifted out to sea on an inflatable. Rhyl RNLI was also made aware of the incident off Robin Hood Caravan Park, Rhyl, shortly before 1pm yesterday. Those on board returned safely and emergency services were suspended. Read more: Surfers form windshield as medics […]