Sixty Presenters Signed Up for World Maritime Rescue Conference

London, Monday, 30 March 2015. Subject-matter experts, managers, coordinators, crews and other professionals from the maritime search and rescue (SAR) community will be discussing issues ranging from migrants and social media to satellite navigation systems and organisational development at the International Maritime Rescue Federation's World Maritime Rescue Conference in Germany in June.

The event, to be held in Bremerhaven from 1 to 4 June 2015, will be hosted by the German Maritime Search and Rescue Service (DGzRS), and is a must for maritime organisations involved, or likely to become involved, in SAR on the world's waters.

IMO’s Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea

Each year the International Maritime Organization makes awards for bravery at sea. The awards are conferred on individuals or groups who risk their own lives to perform acts of exceptional bravery in attempting to save life at sea or in attempting to prevent or mitigate damage to the marine environment.

WMRC Speakers and Workshops Announced

The World Maritime Rescue Congress in Bremerhaven in June is shaping up to be one of the biggest IMRF Congress yet.

With over 60 presenters and 16 workshops over 3 days we are covering everything from Funding and Fundraising for SAR to the expanding use of drones and the challenging topic of rescuing migrants. SAR Training and developing trends in communications feature along with Mass Rescue Operations and a workshop that looks at organisational change from those who have done it.

Search and Rescue Charity Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) Launches Urgent Fundraising Appeal

... to Expand Operations After Latest Lampedusa Tragedy

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.

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