Humber Coastguard this morning saved a man from a long, cold wait after he was cut off by the tide in Whitley Bay. read more..30 December, 2010
A Lone kayaker called for help this morning by making a 999 call from the cold sea off Newton Point, Porthcawl. read more..29 December, 2010
Swansea Coastguard are warning members of the public to check weather reports and take appropriate equipment before setting out to sea after two vessels in two days got into difficulty in fog and had to call for help. read more..27 December, 2010
Three people were rescued from the Solent this afternoon after a very faint Mayday message was heard. read more..27 December, 2010
A major search for a kayaker who was last seen leaving the Isle of Lewis on Christmas Day was finally called off by Stornoway Coastguard when the kayaker called the Coastguard to confirm that he was safe and well. read more..25 December, 2010
Three crew members were rescued from their fishing vessel in the early hours of this morning, after it ran aground in the River Thurso. read more..24 December, 2010
Three crewmen have been evacuated from a cargo vessel by RAF rescue helicopter, this evening suffering from the effects of smoke inhalation. They have now landed at Margate and are being taken to hospital by ambulance. read more..24 December, 2010
Humber Coastguard has been assisting North Yorkshire Police this afternoon as heavy snow hits the county. read more..
22 December, 2010
Coastguard Rescue Teams are assisting the NHS in North Wales today as heavy snow affects the area. read more..
The Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced today that 6 foreign flagged ships were under detention in UK ports during November 2010 after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection. read more..19 December, 2010
Six people were rescued this afternoon from freezing waters in blizzard conditions are a dinghy sailing trip went wrong. read more..19 December, 2010
Coastguard Rescue Teams are assisting the NHS and local authorities throughout the UK in the current winter weather conditions of snow and ice. Teams who have been active in the last 24 hours include; read more..18 December, 2010
Falmouth Coastguard tonight coordinated the rescue of the crew of a Spanish fishing vessel REY DE OLAYA that caught fire 160 miles off the Scilly Isles. read more..18 December, 2010
Coastguard Rescue Teams are assisting the NHS throughout the UK to reach their patients through the winter weather conditions of snow and ice. Teams who have been active in the last 12 hours include; read more..
17 December, 2010
Coastguard Rescue teams are assisting the NHS, local authorities and the Police in Western Scotland and North Wales today as heavy snow and blizzard conditions affect the areas. read more..
Several Coastguard Rescue teams are helping to move medical staff and assisting the Police in Northern Scotland this evening as heavy snow and blizzard conditions affect the area. read more..16 December, 2010
Earlier this evening Aberdeen Coastguard were co-ordinating assistance to the offshore supply vessel the 628 GT Vos Vedette after her crew reported a fire in the engine room at around 8.15 pm this evening. read more..16 December, 2010
Shetland Coastguard has today twice responded to requests for help from the Scottish Ambulance Service in appalling weather conditions in Orkney. read more..16 December, 2010
At 7.30 am this morning Stornoway Coastguard were alerted by the crew of the 16.5 metre fishing vessel Sustain that they had hit rocks near Stockinish harbour and were taking water. read more..16 December, 2010
Liverpool Coastguard have been coordinating assistance to a small yacht The Tern since 3.00 am this morning at Whitehaven. read more..
12 December, 2010
At 18.44 pm yesterday evening, Stornoway Coastguard rescue helicopter R100 was scrambled by Stornoway Coastguard after they had received a request for assistance from the NHS. read more..
12 December, 2010
At 14.51 pm Portland Coastguard received a call from walkers, who had sighted a dog whimpering at the base of cliffs. Swanage Coastguard Rescue team were called out to Old Harry Rocks were the dog had been sighted. The dog was on a small beach which was only accessible by sea and appeared to be wearing a collar and dog coat. There was however no sign of an owner. read more..
At 12.26 pm, Liverpool Coastguard received a call from the NCI at Rossal point reporting that a man and his dog were cut off by the tide. read more..
11 December, 2010
At 12.54 pm, Aberdeen Coastguard received a Mayday Relay call from the fishing vessel Resilient LK195. The Resilient was relaying a Mayday call they had picked up from the Fraserburgh registered fishing vessel Esorah FR317. The Esorah, a 15 metre fishing vessel, with four crew had made the mayday call giving their position and that the vessel was taking water. read more..
09 December, 2010
At 9.00 oclock this morning Falmouth Coastguard concluded a five day operation to rescue a sailing yacht damaged following a collision with a fishing vessel 400 nautical miles west of Cape Verde. read more..
Earlier this morning the Dutch Coastguard alerted their British counterparts in Dover to a 50 year old Dutch man who had suffered a serious accident on board a German registered fishing vessel, the 86 metre Annie Hillina which was in the British search and rescue region at the time. read more..08 December, 2010
The hidden danger of ice could be lurking right underneath your feet and you wont know it until its too late. Scientists say it takes several weeks of freezing temperatures in order for ice to be safe enough to walk on, and even then, there are risks. read more..08 December, 2010
In the last three days Coastguard rescue teams in the Clyde District have been giving assistance to Scottish Ambulance Service helping to transport essential control room staff to ensure business continuity. read more..
07 December, 2010
Today at Buckingham Palace, Steve Huxley, the Maritime and Coastguard Agencys Search and Rescue Communications Manager received his award of an MBE from Her Majesty The Queen. read more..
At 22.07 pm yesterday evening, Brixham Coastguard received a request for assistance from Devon and Cornwall police in a search for an 88 year old man who suffers from Alzheimers disease who had been missing from home for five hours. read more..05 December, 2010
At 2.00 pm this afternoon Swansea Coastguard were alerted by the National Coastwatch Institution (NCI) to two people cut off at Worms Head, on the Gower Peninsula in South Wales. read more..03 December, 2010
Coastguard Rescue Teams are assisting the NHS throughout the Eastern counties as the temperature remain steadily below zero read more..02 December, 2010
At 08.48 pm Portland Coastguard received a request for assistance from Dorset Police to search for a 29 year old woman reported missing by her partner. read more..02 December, 2010
Coastguard Rescue Teams are assisting the NHS right across the eastern half on the country as snowy conditions persist. read more..02 December, 2010
At 10.10 pm Brixham Coastguard received a request for assistance from Devon and Cornwall police to search for a 77 year old woman reported missing by her sister. read more..01 December, 2010
At 06.45 pm Forth Coastguard received a request for assistance from the NHS based at Fife requesting help in transporting essential medical staff. read more..01 December, 2010
At a hearing today at Lyndhurst Magistrates Court, the owners and managers of a UK registered container vessel were prosecuted following its detention in Itajai, Brazil on 9th September 2009 for not complying with an Exemption Certificate covering Life saving Appliances. read more..
01 December, 2010
At 11.00 am a call for assistance was received from contractors working for the Northern Lighthouse Board requesting assistance for four personnel stranded on North Rona lighthouse due to bad weather. read more..