The IMRF brings together and represents the world’s maritime search and rescue organisations, including voluntary and governmental organisations as well as supplies to the sector, to improve maritime SAR capabilities worldwide.

At the end of 2021 we had 121 members in 53 countries. IMRF Members support each other and share knowledge, experience, expertise and innovations through our programme of webinars, conferences, meetings, events, forums and other activities. 

Our membership is constantly growing so if your organisation would like to join us, please complete our membership application form here, or contact us at [email protected]


IMRF Members List

Africa
Asia Pacific
Australasia
Europe
Indian Ocean & Middle East
North, Central America and Caribbean
South America


Africa


Cape Verde

Cabo Verde Coast Guard / Guarda Costeira de Cabo Verde – Centro Conjunto de coordenação de Salvamento (Facebook page)

Cote d'Ivoire

Abidjan Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre/Directorate General of Port & Maritime Affairs (Facebook Page)

Regional Academy of Marine Sciences and Technologies - Interregional Institute of Maritime Security

Ghana

Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA)

Liberia

Monrovia Regional Maritime Rescue Coordinator Center - Liberia Maritime Authority

Kenya

Kenya Life Saving Federation (Facebook Page)

Morocco

Ocean Fisheries Department

Nigeria

NIMASA - RMRCC Lagos

Seychelles

Emergency Response Team (Facebook page)

Sierra Leone

  Sierra Leone Life Saving Society (Website no longer available - 7 December 2022)

South Africa

National Sea Rescue Institute of South Africa

South African Search & Rescue Organisation (SAMSA)

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Asia Pacific

Bangladesh

Bangladesh Marine Academy

China

China Diving & Salvage Contractors Association

China Pacific Property Insurance Co.,Ltd., Tianjin Branch

China Rescue and Salvage Bureau

Hong Kong Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre

Shanghai Sun Glory Marine Co. Ltd. (no website available)

Japan

The Japan Association of Marine Safety

The Japan Association of Maritime Safety is also located in the United Kingdom


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Australasia


Australia

Marine Rescue New South Wales

Dept, of Fire and Emergency Services

Sentient Vision Systems Pty. Ltd.

Surf Life Saving Australia

Yellow Scorpion

French Polynesia

French Polynesia Polynesian Sea Rescue Federation of Mutual Aid

Kingdom of Tonga

Vava'u Volunteer Maritime Response Association

New Zealand

Coastguard New Zealand

HamiltonJet

Rescue Coordination Centre - New Zealand

Waiuku Search and Rescue Inc

Water Safety New Zealand Incorp

Water Safety New Zealand Incorp

Wellington Volunteer Coastguard Incorporated

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Europe


Belgium

Agency for Maritime & Coastal Services - Vloot DAB

Bulgaria

Bulgarian National Maritime Search and Rescue Association (BULSAR)

Organization for Cooperation and Defense of Citizens (OCDC)

Croatia

Ministry of the Sea, Transport & Infrastructure - Maritime Safety Directorate

Denmark

Danish Sea Rescue Society

Viking Life-Saving Equipment A/S

Estonian

Estonian Lifeboat Institution

Estonian Police & Border Guard Board

Finland

Aland Islands Lifeboat Society

Arctic Airboats Ltd

The Finnish Border Guard

Finnish Lifeboat Institution

France

Centre d'Etude et de Pratique de la Survie

French Volunteer Sea Rescuers Association

SOS Mediterranee - France

Georgia

LEPL Maritime Transport Agency of Georgia, Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia (Georgia MTA)

Germany

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement

German Lifesaving Society

German Maritime Search and Rescue Service

German Society for Maritime Emergency Management

Media Broadcast Satellite GmbH

Rheinmetall Electronics GmbH

Schnoor Industrieelektronik GmbH & Co. KG

Sea Watch

Greece

Hellenic Rescue Team

Iceland

Icelandic Association for Search and Rescue

Ireland

8 West Consulting

Irish Coast Guard

Irish Water Safety

Commissioners of Irish Lights

Italy

Italian Federation of Aquatic Rescue

National Rescue Society of Italy

Salvamento Academy

Latvia

Latvian Beach Lifeguard Association

Malta

Armed Forces of Malta

Emergency Response and Rescue Corps

Migrant Offshore Aid Station

St John Rescue Corps

Netherlands, The

Ministerie van Defensie

Netherlands Coast Guard

Royal Netherlands Sea Rescue Institution

Norway

Dacon

Hovedredningssentralen

Norwegian Society for Sea Rescue

Poland

Polish Maritime Search and Rescue Service

Portugal

Life Saving Institute

U SAFE Worldwide

Russia

Russian Voluntary Maritime Rescue Society - Kronstadt (on VK.com)


Spain

Humanitarian Maritime Rescue

Proactiva Open Arms

Sweden

CM Hammar AB

Swedish Coast Guard

Swedish Sea Rescue Society

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Swedish Maritime Administration

Switzerland

Lifeboat Station Arbon

Turkey

Directorate General of Coastal Safety

United Kingdom

Atlantic Pacific International Rescue

The Britannia Steam Ship Insurance Association Europe

Caister Volunteer Lifeboat Service Ltd.

Inmarsat

Jersey Lifeboat Association

Marine Offshore Safety Training

Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA)

MarSAR International

Neptune Marine Solutions Limited (no website available yet)

Pole Star

Royal National Lifeboat Institution

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Indian Ocean & Middle East


India

ITUS Sports & Safety Pvt Ltd

United Arab Emirates

National Search and Rescue Center

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North, Central America and Caribbean


Antiqua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda Search and Rescue

Canada

Royal Canadian Marine Search & Rescue (RCM-SAR)

Canadian Coast Guard

Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary (National)

Canadian Lifeboat Institution

Coastal Nations Coast Guard Auxiliary

PARA Marine Search & Rescue

Curaçao

CITRO - Citizens Rescue Organisation of Curacao

United States of America

Association for Rescue at Sea

US Coast Guard

Virgin Islands

Virgin Islands Search and Rescue

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South America


Chile

Corps of Volunteer Rescue Boats

Uruguay

Honorary Maritime Lifeboat Association (ADES)

Uruguayan Navy

Venezuela

Aquatic Rescue Voluntary Association of Venezuela (Facebook Page)


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