Tag Archives: danger

Safety afloat – tug Shotley has a word; 5 August 2019

Although the majority of recreational craft – yachts and motor boats – take good care to keep out of the way of Felixstowe’s big ships, it is easy for visitors…

RNLI Harwich Lifeboat out on a shout, 11.50am, 26 July 2016

RNLI Harwich Lifeboat passing through Harwich Harbour at full service speed at 11.50am, on Tuesday 26 July 2016. She is responding to a call from a fishing vessel off the…

Maritime History: MV Balmoral circles munitions wreck Richard Montgomery, June 2016

Cameraman Geoff Hale is aboard excursion ship MV Balmoral as she circles the wreck of WWll munitions ship, Richard Montgmery . . . the ship is still said to have…

A month at sea, Christmas & New Year Special 2014

Join the Captain and crew at sea from a month of ERRV duty – aboard their Emergency Response and Rescue Vessel, standing by rigs in the Northern North Sea. It…

RNLI at work amid stormy seas . .

Clifden RNLI in county Galway has rescued four fish farmers after they got into difficulty in extreme weather conditions on Wednesday afternoon. The volunteer lifeboat crew was requested to launch…

Aegean collision, July 4th . . video + photos

Hellenic Coastguards have reported a collision incident in the sea area southwest of Cape Fasa, between the Maltese flagged freighter KATHERINE and the Panamanian flagged freighter BARU SATU. KATHERINE had…