On August 29, the Canadian Coast Guard officially named the Offshore Fisheries Science Vessel CCGS Sir John Franklin during a dedication to service ceremony held at the Institute of Ocean Sciences in Sidney, British Columbia. The home port for the CCGS Sir John Franklin will be the Institute of Ocean Sciences in Sidney, British Columbia.
A survey by Maritime & Coastguard Agency gives a snapshot of disabled people’s experiences on cruise and ferry ships. The survey says that while ferry and cruise ship passengers are more likely to experience problems getting assistance if they have a disability that is not immediately visible.
On 11-12 April 2018, the European Fisheries Control Agency hosted the first European Annual Coast Guard event, in La Toja, Spain. It was co-organised by the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, the European Fisheries Control Agency and the European Maritime Safety Agency. The discussions provided feedback on the current cooperation activities.
Three European Agencies support the national authorities in performing their coast guard tasks, EMSA, Frontex and EFCA. While the three Agencies have quite diverse tasks, the common domain in which they operate naturally drives them to team up and search for synergies.
Less than a year after it was first proposed by the EU Commission, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency has been now officially launched.
His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent cut the first sod of turf for the new centre at Daedalus Airfield in Lee on Solent
Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, and the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, today announced that the Government of Canada has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to seek industry feedback on the next generation of Coast Guard lifeboats.
AMSA signs agreement to enhance collaboration with the Korea Coast Guard
MCA: Why regulate? Cant we just have fun?
A new coastguard national maritime operations centre has been officially unveiled in Hampshire.The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) facility will eventually handle emergency calls from across the UK and replace several coastguard stations.
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