The IMRF brings together and represents the world’s maritime search and rescue organisations, including voluntary and governmental organisations as well as suppliers 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 (as of 23 May 2023)

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Abidjan Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre/Directorate General of Port & Maritime Affairs

Agency for Maritime & Coastal Services - Vloot DAB Aland Islands Lifeboat Society
Antigua & Barbuda Search & Rescue Organisation Antwerp Fire Department Aquatic Rescue Voluntary Association of Venezuela Arctic Airboats Ltd
Armed Forces of Malta Ascension Island Sea and Land Rescue (AISLR) Association For Rescue At Sea Atlantic Pacific International Rescue
Bangladesh Marine Academy Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement Bulgarian National Maritime Search and Rescue Association Cabo Verde Coastguard
Caister Volunteer Lifeboat Service Ltd. Canadian Coast Guard Canadian Lifeboat Institution Centre D'Etude Et De Pratique De La Survie (CEPS)
China Diving and Salvage Contractors Association China Rescue and Salvage Bureau CITRO Citizens Rescue Organisation of Curaçao CM Hammar AB
Coastal Nations Coast Guard Auxiliary Coastguard New Zealand Commissioners of Irish Lights Corps of Volunteer Rescue Boats
Dacon Dalhousie University, Department of Industrial Engineering Danish Sea Rescue Society

Department of Fire and Emergency Services - Australia

Directorate General of Coastal Safety - Turkey Emergency Response and Rescue Corps - Malta Emergency Response Team Seychelles Estonian Lifeboat Institution
Estonian Police and Border Guard Board Frequentis German Life Saving Society German Maritime Search and Rescue Service
German Society for Maritime Emergency Management Ghana Maritime Authority HamiltonJet Hellenic Rescue Team
Hong Kong Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre Hong Kong Sea Cadets Honorary Maritime Lifeboat Association Humanitarian Maritime Rescue
Icelandic Association for Search and Rescue Inmarsat Irish Coast Guard Italian Federation of Aquatic Rescue
Jersey Lifeboat Association JRCC Southern Norway Kenya Life Saving Federation Latvian Beach Lifeguard Association
LEPL Maritime Transport Agency of Georgia, Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia (Georgia MTA) Lifeboat Station Arbon

Liberia Maritime Authority

Marine Offshore Safety Training - South Shields Marine School

Marine Rescue New South Wales

Maritime and Coastguard Agency - UK MCA MarSAR International Media Broadcast Satellite GmbH

Migrant Offshore Aid Station

Ministry of the Sea, Transport & Infrastructure - Maritime Safety Directorate - Croatia National Rescue Society of Italy National Sea Rescue Institute of South Africa
National Search and Rescue Center - UAE National Society for Salvage at Sea Neptune Marine Solutions Ltd Netherlands Coast Guard
NIMASA - RMRCC Lagos Norwegian Society for Sea Rescue OCDC Bulgaria

Ocean Fisheries Department - Morocco

PARA Marine Search & Rescue Pole Star Polish Maritime Search and Rescue Service Portuguese Life Saving Institute
Proactiva Open Arms RCC Bermuda Rescue Academy/Salvamento Academy Rescue Coordination Centre - New Zealand
Rheinmetall Electronics GmbH Royal Canadian Marine Search & Rescue (RCM-SAR) Royal National Lifeboat Institution Royal Navy International Maritime Training Team
Royal Netherlands Sea Rescue Institution Russian Voluntary Maritime Rescue Society Sea Watch Sentient Vision Systems Pty. Ltd.
Shanghai Sun Glory Marine Co. Ltd. Sierra Leone Life Saving Society SIOETC SOS Mediterranee - France
South African Search and Rescue Organisation St. John Rescue Corps Surf Life Saving Australia Surf Life Saving Kariaotahi Inc
Surf Life Saving New Zealand Swedish Coast Guard Swedish Maritime Administration Swedish Sea Rescue Society
The Britannia Steam Ship Insurance Association Europe The Finnish Lifeboat Institution The Japan Association of Marine Safety U SAFE Worldwide
Uruguayan Navy US Coast Guard Vava'u Volunteer Maritime Response Association Viking Life-Saving Equipment A/S
Virgin Islands Search and Rescue Waiuku Search and Rescue Inc Water Safety Ireland Water Safety New Zealand
Wellington Volunteer Coastguard Incorporated WR Leading Yellow Scorpion