Michael Vlasto, Chair of the IMRF Awards Judging Panel 2021, writes about the importance of recognising SAR achievements in challenging times. Read more
While the award ceremony for the IMRF Awards 2020 have been postponed until 2021 because of COVID-19, it’s still a good time to submit a nomination while the details are fresh in your mind… Read more
We Are Open for IMRF Award Nominations!
Don’t Miss the Opportunity to Submit Your Nominations Now …
Submit Your IMRF Award Nomination Now!
The IMRF Awards are in their 6th year and are internationally recognised and highly regarded by the maritime SAR community worldwide.
Quite simply, there is no better way to recognise your colleagues for their outstanding actions and commitment or an innovation / technology that makes all the difference to your organisation and SAR activities.
Nominations for the IMRF Awards 2021 close at 23.59 hours (GMT) on 16 July 2021.The Awards Ceremony will take place ‘virtually’ online.
This year - because of the pandemic – the nomination period covers both 2020 and 2021. Any nominations already submitted for the postponed 2020 IMRF Awards, will be included for consideration.
The action(s) covered by the nomination should have taken place between 1 July 2019 and 31 May 2021.
There are five IMRF Award categories: Team, Individual, Lifetime Achievement, #WomeninSAR and best Innovation & Technology.
Over the last year so many of our SAR colleagues have gone above and beyond to help maritime SAR organisations cope with the challenges of the global pandemic, for example by:
The last year has been exceptionally hard for everyone!
This is just one way to show your appreciation, to recognise exceptional people, outstanding contributions to SAR operations, incredible SAR skills and knowledge, technology or innovative equipment that just make maritime SAR ‘better’ – and, ultimately, save more lives!
Michael Vlasto, Chair of the IMRF Awards Judging Panel 2021, writes about the importance of recognising SAR achievements in challenging times.
While the award ceremony for the IMRF Awards 2020 have been postponed until 2021 because of COVID-19, it’s still a good time to submit a nomination while the details are fresh in your mind…
The 5th IMRF Awards are now open for nominations.
“Every day around the world, maritime search and rescue (SAR) volunteers and professionals save lives at sea. It’s a tradition as old as anyone can remember and enshrined in international and maritime law – but we shouldn’t take it for granted” says Theresa Crossley, CEO International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF).
Exceptional search and rescue teams, outstanding individuals and innovative technology from around the world have been recognised in the annual IMRF Awards
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