Tag Archives: rescue

Tugs Svitzer Kent and Gray Test to the rescue as Atlantic Comet has engine trouble, 21 July 2019.

Feeder Atlantic Comet was towed into Harwich Harbour and berthed at Felixstowe by tugs Svitzer Kent and Gray Test after apparently suffering engine trouble on her way south from Grangemouth,…

RN Helicopter rescues 3 from capsized vessel – video

A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane crew from Air Station Clearwater, Florida, and a British Royal Fleet Auxiliary Mounts Bay rescue helicopter crew coordinate the rescue of an adult female…

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…

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…

Hoegh Osaka – watch as she went aground:

AIS technology firm SRT Marine Technology was able to recreate the actual movements of the Höegh Osaka as she departed Southampton and eventually beached herself on Brambles Bank utilizing their…

Hoegh Osaka grounding – UK Maritime Pilots statement

Captain Don Cockrill, Chairman of the UK Maritime Pilots Association released this statement about the Hoegh Osaka grounding: Maritime pilotage is the core profession within UK ports and coastal waters…

What did you do at Christmas, Daddy?

All over the world on Christmas Day, seamen were working as usual, away from family, friends and their communities at home . . filmed aboard an ERRV Emergency Response and…

Sea Action: Icelandic rescue in stormy seas

A startling and dramatic view of a helicopter rescue by Icelandic rescue services, in storm seas, back in late 2012.

RNLI stand by ship with steering difficulties:

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution’s Barra and Tobermory lifeboats stood by an 88-meter cargo ship, Wilson Gdynia. The vessel reported she had lost steering to Stornoway Coastguard on Saturday morning…

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…