27 September, 2010
A major search and rescue exercise involving Her Majestys Coastguard, Metropolitan Police, Fire and Ambulance services, Port of London Authority, the RNLI and local authorities will take place on the River Thames on Thursday 30th September, starting at 20.30 hours. read more..
26 September, 2010
At 2.42 am this morning, Yarmouth Coastguard received a call from East Anglian Ambulance Control reporting that they had received a 999 call from a Broads hire cruiser . The cruiser had a 3 ½ months pregnant woman onboard who had been taken ill. The cruiser was moored for the night in a very remote area of the River Waveney downstream of Beccles and the ambulance was unable to get assistance to the woman due to this. The weather was also very poor with near gale force winds and the vessel did not have any lighting. read more..
25 September, 2010
A rescue helicopter has just delivered two additional pumps to a bird and wildlife monitoring vessel that began taking water earlier today. read more..
25 September, 2010
A cliff climber is on his way to hospital after being airlifted from Lundy Island. The man had been climbing when he suffered a fall and sustained a broken leg. read more..
24 September, 2010
On Thursday 23 September at Folkestone Magistrates Court, Th. Jacobsen Management AS of Norway, former managers of the MV Sarah pleaded guilty to the vessel transitting the Sunk Traffic Separation Scheme (TSS) against the regular traffic flow. They also pleaded guilty to not providing the vessel with up to date charts as the vessel was found to have old charts that did not even show the Sunk TSS system. They also pleaded guilty to failing to keep proper records of rest, in that the ships master fraudulently kept false records of his rest periods. read more..
23 September, 2010
At a hearing held in Southampton a fishermans UK Fishing Certificates of Competency was cancelled. read more..