In an old machine factory, candidates for the Zeeland MIRG had to show they are fit to do the MIRG-work. They had to perform several exercises such as rolling out a 20 meter long fire hose, climbing a high ladder using a breathing air set,
The second issue of eMIRG has been released. Read more about the recruitment of the teams, lessons learend from the Costa Concordia and the equipment needed for MIRGs.
Zeeland’s port authority Zeeland Seaports works with the Safety Region Zeeland. They joined forces to keep the ports of Vlissingen and Terneuzen and the shipping lanes safe.
On 23 January the MIRG partners met at the Beach Guard Station in Vlissingen, The Netherlands.
13 January 2012 the cruise ship Costa Concordia ran aground off Italy’s west coast with 4000 on board. A mass evacuation was organised, a complex and demanding procedure.
October 2, the GUARDEX 2012 exercise was held. This execise was developed to simulate dealing with a marine emergency occurring in the London Array area.