Early this evening six members of the public needed rescuing from a private hotel lift that took its occupants down a 100 foot cliff onto the beach at Newquay. read more..30 April, 2010
Thames Coastguard conducted an extensive search for a missing sailor between Canvey Island and Bradwell. read more..30 April, 2010
At 5:30am today, Stornoway Coastguard received a Mayday call from the Irish registered fishing vessel AINMIRE, 30 miles West Northwest of the Butt of Lewis. The crew reported that the vessel was taking on water and they require immediate assistance. read more..29 April, 2010
At 12.00 noon yesterday Holyhead Coastguard received a 999 call from an Aberffraw resident reporting that a woman had come to her house and asked that the Coastguard be alerted to a person in difficulty off Traeth Mawr. The persons craft had capsized but no further information was forthcoming. read more..29 April, 2010
In good weather around midday today, crew aboard the dive vessel Blue Turtle alerted Portland Coastguard to a diver who had been recovered unconscious into the vessel. The crew of the vessel began calling pan pan (a radio urgency call) into the area immediately requesting assistance. read more..26 April, 2010
A man has been rescued from the River Tweed after falling from a ladder whilst boarding his angling boat. read more..24 April, 2010
At 11.55 this morning, the dive vessel Outcast informed Brixham Coastguard they had a missing 45 year old diver. He failed to surface following a shot line dive on the wreck of the Maine. He had last been seen below the surface on the shot line and was wearing a blue dry suit with a black hood plus yellow fins. He is an experienced diver and was diving with buddies on the well known wreck site. read more..24 April, 2010
At just after 11.20 this morning, the dive vessel Outcast informed Brixham Coastguard that they were missing a 55 year old diver who had not resurfaced from a shot line dive. They made the initial call to the Coastguard after the diver had been missing a matter of minutes. read more..22 April, 2010
At quarter past seven this evening, Humber Coastguard received a call from Northumbria police reporting that they had received several calls from members of the public reporting two men in trouble off Seaham Harbour in a kayak. read more..
21 April, 2010
At twenty minutes to eight, yesterday evening, Solent Coastguard received a report from Sussex Police of a man hanging onto a cliff precariously near Newhaven Fort. read more..
20 April, 2010
At thirty five minutes past seven this evening, Liverpool Coastguard received a 999 call from a member of the public reporting a man lying injured on the rocks below the promenade at Eastham, near the Tap public house. read more..
In agreement with the French authorities the MCA have provided time limited exemptions to the ferry companies operating out of Dover allowing a further 10% of passengers to be carried on larger ferries. read more..18 April, 2010
At 8-30 pm this evening Stornoway Coastguard received a request for the Stornoway Coastguard Rescue Helicopter to carry out the transfer of an NHS patient from the Western Isles Hospital Stornoway to Glasgow Southern General Hospital. read more..17 April, 2010
A 53 year old kayaker was rescued from the sea off Morecambe Golf Course today after a couple reported that he was struggling in the water. read more..16 April, 2010
Thames Coastguard requested the Burnham RNLI Inshore Lifeboat to launch to the 13.2 metre fishing vessel Rebbecan, PW406, at 5.00 am today. The vessel was aground in the River Crouch. The fishing vessel, under new ownership, was on passage from Paglesham to Sunderland. Once on scene the lifeboat assessed the vessel to ensure all was well onboard and offered safety advice before returning to station. The vessel refloated and was escorted by the Harbour Launch to the entrance of the River Crouch. read more..
16 April, 2010
An Exmouth woman was rescued from mud today by Exmouth Coastguard Rescue Team and Devon and Cornwall Fire and Rescue. read more..
At 08.40 this morning, the Coastguard Helicopter based at Sumburgh in Shetland was called upon to perform an evacuation of a woman who had taken an overdose and was in need of urgent medical attention. read more..
15 April, 2010
At half past seven this evening, Stornoway Coastguard received a call from the skipper of a Norwegian registered fishing vessel on medium frequency radio asking for assistance with an injured crewman. read more..
Swansea Coastguard have been coordinating the rescue of two children tonight after they were cut off by the tide at Barry in Wales. read more..
13 April, 2010
At ten minutes to two this afternoon, Liverpool Coastguard received two 999 calls from members of the public reporting that they could see a small red open topped boat with two occupants. read more..
Milford Haven Coastguard dealt with two simultaneous incidents involving the rescue of six people this evening as three divers in Aberystwyth and three adults on a cliff at Lindsway Bay all found themselves in need of rescue. read more..11 April, 2010
A 23-year-old woman has just been airlifted to North Devon District Hospital after falling 100ft from cliffs at Welcombe Mouth near Bideford. read more..10 April, 2010
A casualty has just been airlifted to hospital from Rhossili in Gower after Swansea Coastguard received a call reporting that a man had fallen 15 metres down cliffs and suffered facial injuries. read more..09 April, 2010
In the second mud rescue callout in the area today, two Coastguard Rescue Teams worked with the Fire and Rescue service to rescue a 14-year-old boy stuck in the mud at New Brighton beach this afternoon. read more..09 April, 2010
At five minutes past seven this morning, Swansea Coastguard received a 999 call from a man reporting a woman stuck in mud twenty feet off the quay at Instow. read more..
09 April, 2010
On Wednesday 7th April, members of Lyme Regis Coastguard Rescue Team were at Charmouth assisting the local council with the installation of warning signs due to the mud hazard in the vicinity when they were notified of two persons stuck in the mud. read more..
A young lady fossil hunter had to be rescued tonight from a precarious position, stuck in mud half way up a cliff. read more..
06 April, 2010
At half past twelve today, Yarmouth coastguard received a 999 call from a member of the public whose dog had gotten itself into trouble on the cliffs at West Runton. read more..
At 2.15 this afternoon, Humber coastguard was contacted by a dog owner at the Blue Dolphin Caravan site, which is situated halfway between Scarborough and Filey. read more..04 April, 2010
It was a very busy day at Solent Coastguard and which involved many rescue units spread across the beach, sea and cliffs along the south coast district during Bank Holiday Sunday. read more..01 April, 2010
Publishing the 2009 Diving Report, diving incidents which involve medical problems now represent 18% of diving incidents. Within this figure two thirds (66%) of the divers are over the age of 40, whilst 37% are 50 or over. read more..
01 April, 2010
The UK Ship Register welcomed the new superliner AZURA to the UK Flag yesterday following its delivery to Carnival UK. AZURA, has a tonnage of 115,055 GT and will be the joint largest ship in the P&O Cruises fleet, along with sister ship Ventura, and the second largest ship in the Carnival Fleet behind QUEEN MARY 2. read more..
At 06.45 this morning, 1st April, Humber Coastguard received a 999 call from the owners of a labrador dog, `George which had been swept into the sea at Hendon Beach, Sunderland. read more..