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Kitesurfer rescued from Bideford Bay

Kitesurfer rescued from Bideford Bay

Great birds eye footage of the rescue of a kitesurfer from Bideford Bay.

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New maritime exam centre opens on Tyneside

New maritime exam centre opens on Tyneside

New centre will provide a location for Deck, Engineering and other Oral Examinations for the maritime community.

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MCA helicopter crew on training flight

MCA helicopter crew on training flight

Footage taken by MCA crew during a training flight

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'Catalogue of failures' led to collision in the Humber in May 2016

'Catalogue of failures' led to collision in the Humber in May 2016

The masters of two vessels that collided in the Humber during thick fog in May last year have been fined £3,000 each, plus costs.

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MCA’s Survey & Inspection Transformation Programme gets the green light

MCA’s Survey & Inspection Transformation Programme gets the green light

The MCA’s Survey and Inspection Transformation Programme has been given the green light to implement proposed changes to the grades and terms and conditions of Marine Surveyors.

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MCA’s Survey & Inspection Transformation Programme gets the green light

MCA’s Survey & Inspection Transformation Programme gets the green light

The MCA’s Survey and Inspection Transformation Programme has been given the green light to implement proposed changes to the grades and terms and conditions of Marine Surveyors.

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Maritime & Coastguard Agency appoints Doug Barrow as Director of the UK Ship Register

Maritime & Coastguard Agency appoints Doug Barrow as Director of the UK Ship Register

The Maritime & Coastguard Agency has appointed a new Director of the UK Ship Register (UKSR), Doug Barrow. The appointment is part of a wider commitment to generate growth in the maritime sector, encourage greater investment in the UK and promote the UK flag as a world-class register that attracts quality ship owners.

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Medical evacuation 100 nauticle miles south of Newquay

Medical evacuation 100 nauticle miles south of Newquay

UK coastguard flies a 100 miles just inside French waters to rescue an unwell fisherman

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Princess Cruise Lines To Pay Largest Ever Criminal Penalty For Deliberate Vessel Pollution

Princess Cruise Lines To Pay Largest Ever Criminal Penalty For Deliberate Vessel Pollution

Company to Pay $40 Million and Implement Remedial Measures on All Carnival Companies Visiting U.S. Ports

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Coastguard helicopter team shortlisted for IMRF H.E.R.O. Awards

Coastguard helicopter team shortlisted for IMRF H.E.R.O. Awards

The UK Coastguard search and rescue helicopter based at Caernarfon has been shortlisted for the International Maritime Rescue Federation’s (IMRF) H.E.R.O. Awards.

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Dramatic footage released of coastguard rescue teams rescuing cragfast climber in force 9 gale

Dramatic footage released of coastguard rescue teams rescuing cragfast climber in force 9 gale

Two coastguard rescue teams carried out a difficult and complex rescue in a force 9 gale, after a climber became cragfast on cliffs at Fairhead, near Ballycastle, Northern Ireland.

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Cold water shock short film

Cold water shock short film

We’ve just launched our new film, which targets 18 to 29 year old men with a message about the dangers of cold water shock. The new 40-second film aims to highlight the dangers of jumping or falling into water, especially after drinking, and reveals some stark dangers.

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To search. To rescue. To save

To search. To rescue. To save

Our trilogy of films giving a brief insight into the work of our coastguard rescue teams

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To search. To rescue. To save.

To search. To rescue. To save.

The final film in the To Search. To Rescue. To Save series is launched today.

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