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The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) brings the world's maritime SAR organisations together.

#SARyouOK?

The IMRF is proud to launch its #SARyouOK? initiative in order to increase awareness and break down the stigma that is attached to mental health and wellbeing issues faced by those working in the maritime SAR sector.

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Author: Tom Scott

International Maritime Rescue Federation Are Recruiting for a New Chief Executive

Theresa Crossley, the CEO of the IMRF, will be retiring next year and the Trustees are now seeking a suitable successor to take on this challenging role.

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Author: Wendy Webster

The IMRF #WomenInSAR Initiative

The #WomenInSAR initiative aims to increase the representation of women in the maritime sector generally and to provide support for, and raise the profile of, women in the maritime SAR sector specifically.

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Author: Wendy Webster

Our Impact

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Crew Members Over 519 Crew Members have participated and Trained in the European Crew Exchange from 2012 to 2019

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Colleagues of IMRF Member Organisations 259 Colleagues of IMRF Member Organisations have participated at the Lifeboat Crew Exchange 2020 – Webinar Sessions

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x 100 - Visits The MRO Pages, including the MRO Resources Library, had in total 19189 visits in the whole of 2020

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IMRF Members The IMRF has 115 Members from 50 countries (2020)

Upcoming events

  • IMRF European Regional Meeting 2022

    Our European Regional Meeting will take place online in two sessions on 19 October and 10 November 2022. Read more

  • WMRC 2023 - Dates Announced

    The fifth World Maritime Rescue Congress will be held from 18–20 June 2023 in Rotterdam in the Netherlands. The Congress theme is: "Towards Sustainable Maritime SAR – Building on our History to Secure our Future." Read more

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