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McMurdo Group Announces Partnership With the International Maritime Rescue Federation (‘IMRF’)

Portsmouth, UK – 10th February 2015– McMurdo Group, the global leader in end-to-end search and rescue and maritime domain awareness solutions, today announces its commitment to International Maritime Rescue Federation ('IMRF') by becoming the first search and rescue technologies and solutions provider to join the Federation. The group's aim is to increase global awareness of the needs of marine mass rescue and help coordinate action to prevent the loss of life in the world's waters.

The IMRF in Indonesia

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) held a regional seminar on the implementation of the global SAR plan for East Asia in Jakarta, Indonesia, 3-5 February 2015. The event was hosted by the Indonesia SAR Agency, BASARNAS, and chaired by Hans van der Graaf of the IMO Secretariat. David Jardine-Smith represented the IMRF at the event.

Servowatch Systems Turns KNRM Dreams into Reality

Servowatch Systems chief executive officer, Wayne Ross, has praised the Royal Netherlands Sea Rescue Institution (KNRM) for winning last month's prestigious KNVTS Ship of the Year Award for its revolutionary new search and rescue boat, Nh1816.

"We are proud to have been associated with this revolutionary vessel," said Ross. "The Nh1816 is the first in a series of next generation SAR 1906 vessels Damen has delivered to KNRM and rightly seen as the most advanced all-weather, self-righting search and rescue boat in the world."

Grant Helps Mass Rescue Operations Library Project

London, Thursday, 18th December 2014. The Corporation of Trinity House is supporting a Mass Rescue Operations (MRO) project with a grant to help completion of a comprehensive online reference library to be used as a source of best practice by maritime professionals across the world.

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