Look Back and Look Forward

This has been a very busy 4 years for the IMRF. We have consolidated our position as a source of expert advice on maritime SAR, particularly through our work on the revision of the IAMSAR manuals; we have continued to work with IMO and other delivery partners to improve maritime SAR capability around the world ... Read more

IMRF QGM 2019 Nominees Standing for Election

The IMRF QGM is open to all eligible IMRF members and will take place on 18th June 2019 from 08:30-13:30. Read more

World Maritime Rescue Congress 2019 – It’s Coming Together!

The World Maritime Rescue Congress is all about the global SAR community coming together – to network, share and learn – and the IMRF secretariat team are happy to say that the Congress programme has come together nicely too. Read more

Welcome to Vancouver

On the occasion of the 4th World Maritime Rescue Congress, it is our great honour to welcome you to Vancouver. Read more

Welcome to the IMRF World Maritime Rescue Congress 2019

The first time lifeboat services presented themselves to a broader public was at the world trade shows initiated in the second half of the 19th century. It is known that rescue boats were displayed at the EXPO in Paris in 1867, for example. Read more