Tag: search and rescue

  • The IMRF Awards 2019 Are Now Open for Nominations​

    It’s time to thank the exceptional, inspirational people who save lives at sea The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF)  is calling for outstanding individuals, teams, professionals or volunteers, companies and organisations involved […]

  • India, Japan CG in drills

    Drills to take place in Bay of Bengal. Coast Guards of India, Japan to undertake joint naval exercise CHENNAI, JAN 15: The biennial search and rescue exercise by ships and […]

  • Integrated MOB/SAR systems

    Time for a new approach? Integrated Man Overboard SAR Systems Needed By Abdelkhalik Kamal Eldin Soliman Selmy There are many risks relating to man overboard (MOB) accidents including drowning, hypothermia, which […]

  • Satphone technology comes to cell phones

    SATCase converts smartphones into sat phones. Satphone technology comes to cell phones For many, there’s nothing better than the thrill of an outdoor adventure. Unfortunately, along with every adventure, there […]

  • The migrant rescue dilemma

    The work of MOAS in migrant rescue. An alternative to shipping companies rescuing migrants? Commercial shipping companies are seriously worried about their duty to assist search and rescue operations in […]

  • Cyprus to become regional SAR hub

    New satellite station to coordinate rescues. Cyprus aims to become regional search-and-rescue hub NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus is setting up a satellite earth station that will anchor a search-and-rescue […]

  • Russia, Japan to hold naval drill

    Russia, Japan to Hold Joint Naval Drills Next Week Russia and Japan will hold joint naval exercises near Vladivostok, the newly-appointed head of Japan’s Maritime Self-Defense Force, Tomohisa Takei, said […]

  • US, Vietnam Conduct SAR Exercise

    USS John S. McCain has conducted a search and rescue exercise with a Vietnam People’s Navy (VPN) minesweeper off the coast of Vietnam US, Vietnam Navies Conduct First Search and […]

  • Bristow take over UK search and rescue

    A private company, Bristow Group, will take over the UK’s helicopter search and rescue operations on a 10-year contract, the Department for Transport has announced. Bristow Group to take over […]

  • Courageous Crew

    A cargo vessel that helped rescue 246 people has won a Lloyd’s List Global Award sponsored by Inmarsat. Courageous crew wins Inmarsat-sponsored award A cargo vessel that helped rescue 246 […]