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Watch Kitack Lim’s video message to WMRC 2019 #WomenInSAR

Welcome to WMRC 2019 from Kitack Lim, Secretary General of The International Maritime Organization - 17 June 2019 #WomenInSAR Read more

Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence KCVO CB ADC(P) to present the IMRF Awards 2019

We are delighted that Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence KCVO CB ADC(P) has agreed to present the IMRF Awards 2019 during London International Shipping Week. Read more

The Estonian Maritime Expedition to Celebrate the Discovery of Antarctica 200 Years Ago - July 2019 to February 2020

The Estonian maritime expedition to celebrate the discovery of Antarctica 200 years ago will take place from July 2019 to February 2020. Read more

Last Call for IMRF Award 2019 Entries - Four Days to Go

There are now only a few days left to enter your nominations for the International Maritime Rescue Federation Awards 2019 Read more

Last Call for Maritime Rescue Award Entries

The 2019 International Maritime Rescue Federation Awards are open to anyone who has saved lives at sea: Deadline 30 June Designed to raise awareness of search and rescue techniques, technologies and equipment, the International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) Awards are now in their fourth year. Read more

International Maritime Rescue Federation Elects New Board

IMRF members elected their new Board of Trustees yesterday (18 June 2019) at their Quadrennial General Meeting (QGM) in Vancouver. The meeting followed on from the 4th World Maritime Rescue Congress, which brought together maritime search and rescue specialists and equipment providers from around the globe. Read more

Meet the new Board of Trustees

Meet the new Board of Trustees - elected at the QGM in Vancouver on 18 June 2019. Read more

#WomenInSAR

Welcome to WMRC 2019 from Kitack Lim, Secretary General of The International Maritime Organization - 17 June 2019 #WomenInSAR Read more

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

World’s Maritime Search and Rescue Experts Gather in Vancouver

Some of the world’s leading maritime search and rescue experts will be meeting in Vancouver, Canada to share knowledge and improve their skills this weekend (15-18 June). Read more

Shine the Spotlight on Exceptional Team Members and Game-Changing Innovations, says IMRF

The IMRF (International Maritime Rescue Federation) Awards 2019 are now open for nominations, offering a chance to recognise incredible people, new innovations and technologies that make saving lives at sea possible, even in the most difficult and demanding circumstances. Read more

Nominate for the IMRF Awards NOW: Maritime SAR Organisations Urged to Celebrate Successful Rescue Operations

The highly regarded IMRF Awards are in their fourth year.  They attract nominations from around the world, covering everything ... Read more

Preparándose para Grandes Incidentes en el Caribe

Una operación de rescate masivo, de hecho, cualquier incidente que vaya más allá de la capacidad "cotidiana", es un desafío para cualquier estado y cualquier organización de SAR, pero esto es particularmente cierto para los pequeños Estados y organizaciones, cuyas capacidades de planificación y respuesta son naturalmente limitadas. Read more

Semana Marítima de Singapur, del 6 al 14 de abril de 2019

Impulsada por la Autoridad Marítima y Portuaria de Singapur (MPA), la Semana Marítima de Singapur (SMW, por sus siglas en inglés) reúne a la comunidad marítima internacional durante una semana de conferencias, diálogos, exposiciones y eventos sociales emblemáticos en una celebración sobre todo lo relacionado al sector marítimo. Read more

Compartiendo Experiencias sobre Recaudación de Fondos y Comunicación, 17-19 de Septiembre de 2019, Gotemburgo, Suecia

Tras el éxito de la conferencia de junio de 2017 organizada por KNRM en Zandvoort, Países Bajos, se organizará una nueva reunión sobre las habilidades para la recaudación de fondos y la comunicación, del 17 al 19 de septiembre de 2019. Esta vez, la ubicación será Gotemburgo, Suecia, y la reunión será organizada por el SSRS (Swedish Sea Recue Society). Read more

La IMRF en la OMI

El Subcomité de Seguridad de la Navegación, Comunicaciones, y Búsqueda y Rescate (NCSR) de la Organización Marítima Internacional (OMI) es el principal foro técnico de SAR a nivel internacional. Read more

Nominaciones para Consejeros de la IMRF

Con el próximo Congreso Mundial de Rescate Marítimo (WMRC) que se acerca rápidamente, también es hora de considerar la próxima Asamblea General Cuatrienal (QGM) de la IMRF. Read more

Premio de la Organización Marítima Internacional (OMI) a la Valentía Excepcional en el Mar 2019

A partir de ahora se están buscando nominaciones para el Premio 2019 de la Organización Marítima Internacional (OMI) a la Valentía Excepcional en el Mar. Read more

Capacitación Aeronáutica de Búsqueda y Rescate del Equipo de Rescate Helénico en Cooperación con la Fuerza Aérea Helénica

El 28 y 30 de septiembre de 2018 se llevó a cabo un evento de capacitación en búsqueda y rescate aeronáutico en la región griega de Nea Agxialos. Se llevó a cabo en colaboración con la Fuerza Aérea Helénica y participaron más de 100 voluntarios del Equipo de Rescate Helénico (HRT). Read more

El Congreso Mundial de Rescate Marítimo llega a Vancouver Entre el 15 y el 18 de Junio de 2019

In June this year one of the world’s premier maritime search En junio de este año, uno de los eventos de búsqueda y rescate marítimo (SAR) más importantes del mundo se celebrará en Vancouver. Read more