A major search has been underway for a missing fisherman 10 miles south west of Caernarfon. read more..28 April, 2008
Eleven sea anglers lost their lives while sea angling in 2007, up from seven in 2006. read more..28 April, 2008
At half past five this evening Aberdeen MRCC (Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre) was informed of a 61 year old man that had fallen down a gully, 8miles inland near Randolphs Leap on the River Findhorn, Morayshire. read more..
24 April, 2008
At three minutes to one this afternoon, Solent Coastguard received a 999 call from a member of the public reporting a young boy cut off by the tide near Badgers Watch car park, Peacehaven. read more..
A two week old yacht with seven people onboard had to be extricated from a roof, which its sail had wrapped itself around, after it ran aground at north Queensferry this afternoon. read more..19 April, 2008
At 2.00 pm today, Stornoway Coastguard Helicopter Rescue 100 airlifted a 53 year old man suffering from a diving related illness to Dunstaffnage Hyperbaric Unit. The diver, from the dive charter vessel Mary Doune, was landed at Canna Pier for onward transportation by helicopter. Canna Coastguard Rescue team assisted on scene. read more..16 April, 2008
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Director of Finance and Governance as part of its ongoing restructure. Sue Townsend, who is now Director of Finance for the Valuation Office Agency, will take up her new role within the next couple of months and will spend a period familiarising herself with the Agency and its teams, the shipping industry and the Agencys parent Department for Transport. read more..15 April, 2008
At half past four this afternoon Solent Coastguard received a call from the Our Lady Pamela Wightlink passenger ferry reporting that it had an engine fire on board and was currently proceeding to Ryde Pier. read more..14 April, 2008
The UK Ship Register (UKSR) is proud to be visiting Mumbai during week commencing 21 April 2008 to promote the UK Flag to the Indian maritime industry, as the worlds most prestigious and reputable shipping register. This will be the UKSRs first visit to India. read more..11 April, 2008
At half past twelve today, Solent Coastguard received a 999 call from the Baywatch restaurant at Bembridge, Isle of Wight reporting five boys in the water. read more..11 April, 2008
Two people on a 30 ft yacht and a further two people in a civilian tender sent to help them were rescued in an operation in Poole Harbour this morning. read more..10 April, 2008
After a lengthy evaluation process, the owner of the Riverdance ferry, now lying on Blackpool beach, has produced plans to dismantle the ship in situ on the grounds that this represents the best option available in the interests of safety and protecting the environment. read more..10 April, 2008
Late yesterday evening Swansea Coastguard received a 999 telephone call from a woman in Birmingham who had received a text message from her daughter who was holidaying on the Isle of Skye, reporting that she and her partner were in trouble and needed urgent Coastguard assistance. read more..09 April, 2008
The service offered from the Maritime & Coastguard Agency leading up to and including the strike day will be of a more limited nature on this and other strike days. read more..09 April, 2008
On Thursday 10 April, the operation will start on the removal of the final stern section of the MSC Napoli. read more..08 April, 2008
The Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced today that 5 foreign ships were under detention in UK ports during March 2008 after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection. read more..08 April, 2008
At midnight last night Stornoway Coastguard were alerted by ARCC (Air Rescue Coordination Centre) Kinloss of two walkers that had not been seen for five hours after setting out to walk from Ben Mor Lodge to Inchnadamph in the Scottish Highlands. read more..
08 April, 2008
Portland Coastguards brand new Augusta Westland 139 helicopter was welcomed in today and has already completed its first rescue. read more..
06 April, 2008
Stornoway Coastguard has coordinated the airlift of two injured crew men from the same fishing vessel over 80 miles offshore in the North Atlantic today in challenging weather. read more..
Solent Coastguard is warning leisure sailors to be fully prepared before going to sea with poor visibility forecast due to snow. Four small boats needed assistance after becoming lost this morning as snow storms travel East along the South Coast. read more..06 April, 2008
Since 0020 this morning, Yarmouth Coastguard and the crew of RAF Rescue Helicopter 125 have dealt with two separate medical evacuations off the Norfolk Coast in less than three hours. read more..05 April, 2008
At 12.46 Humber Maritime Coastguard received a 999 call reporting five canoeists in difficulties, offshore at Craster in severe weather conditions. Craster RNLI Inshore Lifeboat, Rescue Helicopter 131 from RAF Boulmer and Craster Coastguard Rescue Team were sent to the scene. read more..05 April, 2008
At 1035 today Humber Coastguard received a report from the fishing vessel, Matthew Harvey on VHF radio CH16 that they had a fire in the engine room 1.5 Nautical miles from Kilnsea, Spurn Point, River Humber. read more..05 April, 2008
Shetland Coastguard is coordinating a search for a missing diver from a wreck site in Scapa Flow. read more..04 April, 2008
The Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced today that 6 foreign ships were under detention in UK ports during February 2008 after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection. read more..02 April, 2008
A woman and her granddaughter, who were out on New Brighton beach walking their two dogs, had to be rescued from the rising tide today. read more..01 April, 2008
A 42 ft classic wooden yacht which ran aground off Great Yarmouth has been towed off and is now safely back in Great Yarmouth. read more..
01 April, 2008
Her Majestys Coastguard and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) charity will feature in a fifth series of the successful BBC documentary Seaside Rescue starting on Sunday, 6 April on BBC One at 6:30 pm. read more..
The Coastguard tug Anglian Prince is towing the Latvian registered cargo vessel Sava Ocean, which broke down 6 nautical miles north east of Cape Wrath last night, to Ullapool. read more..01 April, 2008
Clyde Coastguard are currently monitoring the progress of the 73 metre Russian fish factory stern trawler `Aquamarine which was heading for Killybegs after initially being taken under tow by another Russian fishing vessel the 93 metre `Mikhail Borodin yesterday afternoon. The tow was dropped and the vessel is now drifting in poor weather about 240 miles north of Killybegs. read more..