Posts Tagged ‘IMRF (International Maritime Rescue Federation)’

IMRF elects new board

IMRF elects new board
The new board with Theresa Crossley, CEO of the IMRF fifth from the left. International Maritime Rescue Federation elects new board IMRF members elected their new Board of Trustees yesterday (18 June) at their Quadrennial General Meeting (QGM) in Vancouver. The meeting followed on from the 4th World...
June 19th, 2019 | Associations, Health and Safety, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

IMRF and The Nautical Institute sign MOU

IMRF and The Nautical Institute sign MOU
Theresa Crossley CEO, IMRF and Capt. John Lloyd, CEO Nautical Institute The IMRF (International Maritime Rescue Federation) and The Nautical Institute have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) agreeing to work together on projects that support both organisations’ shared objective to improve...
November 12th, 2018 | Associations, Health and Safety, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Vote for your favourite finalist in the IMRF Awards now!

Vote for your favourite finalist in the IMRF Awards now!
Voting has opened for the IMRF’s People’s Choice Award, and the finalist attracting the most votes on facebook will be announced as the winner on Thursday 8 November. The finalists for the IMRF Awards 2018, are all exceptional individuals and organisations from around the world who go above...
November 2nd, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Charity, Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Pollution, Safety and Security | Read More

IMRF celebrates successful Inter Regional Asia Pacific Mass Rescue Workshop

IMRF celebrates successful   Inter Regional Asia Pacific Mass Rescue Workshop
IMRF workshop underway. The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF), the international charity preventing loss of life in the world’s waters, has held a two day Inter Regional Mass Rescue Workshop for the Asia Pacific Region.  The event which was widely appreciated by the participants,...
July 16th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Calling for more nominations for the IMRF Awards

Calling for more nominations for the IMRF Awards
. Anyone with knowledge of an individual or team that has been made an exceptional contribution to maritime search and rescue is being urged to submit an entry for theInternational Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) Awards now.  Theresa Crossley, CEO IMRF says: “Entries are coming in from around...
July 6th, 2018 | Awards, Charity, Communication, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Groundings, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Expression of Interest: Maritime MRO Subject-Matter Expert Course

Expression of Interest: Maritime MRO Subject-Matter Expert Course
 The IMRF’s Mass Rescue Operations (MRO) Project shares lessons learned in these very challenging SAR events via conferences and workshops and in our online material at  www.imrfmro.org. Building on the success of the first IMRF MRO subject-matter expert course, held in June 2017, a second...
March 12th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

TK Foundation gives IMRF $450,000 to support African SAR development

TK Foundation gives IMRF $450,000 to support African SAR development
Bruce Reid  The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) has been awarded $450,000 USD by The TK Foundation to support its work building vital maritime search and rescue (SAR) capability in Africa. The funding will be spread over three years and will support the IMRF’s Global SAR Development...
August 14th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, News, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Theresa Crossley appointed CEO of International Maritime Rescue Federation

Theresa Crossley appointed CEO of International Maritime Rescue Federation
IMRF members conducting search and rescue The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF), the international charity focussed on preventing loss of life in the world’s waters, has announced that Theresa Crossley will be its new Chief Executive. Theresa will join IMRF in October this year, when...
May 22nd, 2017 | Person Profiles, Safety and Security, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

IMRF calls for nominations for its H.E.R.O Awards, 2017

IMRF calls for nominations for its H.E.R.O Awards, 2017
Bruce Reid Individuals and organisations are urged to nominate anyone involved in maritime search and rescue who deserves recognition for exceptional service  The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) is calling for nominations and entries for its H.E.R.O (Honouring Excellence in Rescue Operations)...
April 19th, 2017 | Awards, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

Improving emergency response for mass rescue at sea

Improving emergency response for mass rescue at sea
Bruce Reid IMRF brings together international experts to improve planning and resolve challenges Every year more than 400,000 people lose their lives in the world’s waters1, but many of these deaths could be prevented through safety interventions and improved maritime search and rescue coordination...
March 7th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

IMRF H.E.RO. winners announced

IMRF H.E.RO. winners announced
In Washington, winners and nominees; from left to right Oscar Camps and Gerard Canals (Proactiva), Bruce Reid (CEO IMRF), Sadi Resdedant (CMA CGM) and Paul Mueller (Bristow Group) SEARCH AND RESCUE ‘HEROES’ ANNOUNCED AT FIRST IMRF INTERNATIONAL AWARDS EVENT London, Wednesday, November 16. –...
November 16th, 2016 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, HR, Immigration, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

LIFE LINE Online – October 2016

LIFE LINE Online – October 2016
                                                                                                            October 2016 Download PDF Online Digital PDF IMRF European Regional Meeting 2016 14-16...
October 26th, 2016 | Charity, Communication, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

African and North Atlantic experts meet at IMRF SAR summit

African and North Atlantic experts meet at IMRF SAR summit
London, Monday, October 17. Representatives from the African SAR (search and rescue) Group were able to pick up ideas on how to create a model based on the Maritime Rescue Coordination Centres (RCC) of the North Atlantic Group when the two parties met. The meeting was facilitated by the International...
October 17th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

3rd IMRF APRC Asia-Pacific SAR Regional Development Meeting

3rd IMRF APRC Asia-Pacific SAR Regional Development Meeting
  Bruce Reid   Dear SAR Colleagues, We are delighted to provide the Summary Report and copies of the presentations made at the 3rdIMRF APRC Regional Development Meeting held last month in Ningbo. I would like to thank the representatives from the 17 countries and 26 organisations, who...
October 14th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

HERO Long list revealed

HERO Long list revealed
  EEP Liferaft IMRF REVEALS LONG LIST OF H.E.R.O. AWARD ENTRIES FROM MARITIME SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAMS WORLDWIDE London, Monday, October 10. The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) today reveals the long list of entries for its H.E.R.O. awards – launched in April this year. The 30 finalists...
October 10th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Health and Safety, News, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Lifeboat crew exchange hits fifth year

Lifeboat crew exchange hits fifth year
  EEP liferaft IMRF LIFEBOAT CREW EXCHANGE PROGRAMME WILL INVOLVE 13 EUROPEAN RESCUE ORGANISATIONS  London, Monday, September 19. For the fifth consecutive year, rescue volunteers from European nations are to participate next week in a seven day Lifeboat Crew Exchange Programme organised by the...
September 19th, 2016 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More

Inmarsat announces sponsorship for safety H.E.R.O.

Inmarsat announces sponsorship for safety H.E.R.O.
September 2016: Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services will commemorate the untimely passing earlier this year of one of the architects of its Maritime Safety Operations network by sponsoring the first International Maritime Rescue Federation...
September 15th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

IMRF H.E.R.O: New award attracts global entries

IMRF H.E.R.O: New award attracts global entries
Bruce Reid London, Monday, July 18. The IMRF H.E.R.O awards – launched in April this year – are attracting nominations of dedicated and innovative individuals and SAR teams from around the world and the closing date for nominations is the 29th July 2016. The H.E.R.O. Awards have been developed in...
July 18th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

IMRF to support rescue services in the Aegean

IMRF to support rescue services in the Aegean
Bruce Reid INTERNATIONAL MARITIME RESCUE FEDERATION TO SUPPORT RESCUE SERVICES IN THE AEGEAN London, Tuesday, February 23. The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) is to strengthen the capacity and effectiveness of the Hellenic Rescue Team (HRT), an IMRF member organisation which is constantly...
February 23rd, 2016 | Health and Safety, Immigration, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

IMRF donates lifejackets to fishermen

IMRF donates lifejackets to fishermen
  – IMRF ORGANISES DONATION OF LIFEJACKETS TO BANGLADESH FISHERMEN London, Tuesday, February 9. One thousand lifejackets have been donated to Bangladesh fisherman following an initiative launched by the Asia Pacific arm of the International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF). Along with member...
February 9th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

EURO Crew Exchange helps 13 countries

EURO Crew Exchange helps 13 countries
Lifeboat crews from 13 countries learn from exchange experience established by IMRF London, Monday, October 19.  The fourth European lifeboat crew exchange attracted members from 13 countries – two more than last year – who shared experience on how to help reduce the numbers of people losing their...
October 19th, 2015 | Associations, European Union, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, News, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

IMRF Regional Mass Rescue Operations Workshop – Singapore – August 2015

IMRF Regional Mass Rescue Operations Workshop – Singapore – August 2015
a The Asia-Pacific Regional Mass Rescue Operations Workshop On 19th and 20th August 2015 the Asia Pacific Regional Mass Rescue Operations Workshop was held at the Novotel Hotel Singapore in Singapore, hosted by the Maritime and Ports Authority Singapore (MPA) and organised by the Asia...
September 22nd, 2015 | Associations, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Groundings, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Udo Fox succeeds Michael Vlasto as new IMRF chairman

Udo Fox succeeds Michael Vlasto as new IMRF chairman
  Udo Fox and Michael Vlasto London, Monday, June 8. Captain Udo Fox, Executive Director of the German Maritime Rescue Service (DGzRS),  has been appointed the new Chairman of the International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) succeeding Michael Vlasto OBE who had held the post for eight years. Captain...
June 8th, 2015 | Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, HR, Maritime Accidents, Military, News, Organisations, People and Places, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Sixty presenters signed up for World Maritime Rescue conference

Sixty presenters signed up for World Maritime Rescue conference
London, Monday, March 30. Subject-matter experts, managers, coordinators, crews and other professionals from the maritime search and rescue (SAR) community will be discussing issues ranging from migrants and social media to satellite navigation systems and organisational development at the International...
March 30th, 2015 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Renewed: Crew Exchange Website and Media Gallery

Renewed: Crew Exchange Website and Media Gallery
Project Leader        Linde Jelsma E-mail: l.jelsma@knrm.nl Supported By Follow Us on Facebook Project Managed by   European Lifeboat Crew Exchange 2014 Hello, This year’s Lifeboat Crew Exchange was...
October 16th, 2014 | Associations, HR | Read More