MIRGs In Lifeline Newsletter

MIRGs in Lifeline newsletter

The February Newsletter LIFELINE which is published by the International Maritime Rescue Organisation (http://international-maritime-rescue.org/) focuses on the provision of external assistance being provided to vessels at sea. There are a number of references to MIRGs within the newsletter. You can read…

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MIRG Zeeland gets into action

On Thursday 19 January the Zeeland MIRG was alarmed: a fire in the engine room of the Argo, sailing on the Westerschelde river (NL), was discovered. The Argo is 67-meter long inland ship, at that time shipping stones. After discovery…

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Fire Aboard Ventura

Fire Aboard Ventura

From Worldmaritimenews.com: A fire broke out in one of the cargo holds of the general cargo ship Ventura as the ship was about to enter the Kiel Canal on 18 December 2015. Local firefighters were dispatched to the scene who managed to…

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EU OBSERVERS TO BE INVITED TO THE EXERCISE

EU OBSERVERS TO BE INVITED TO THE EXERCISE

The main goal of all exercises is to learn. Therefore, the MIRG-EX partners will invite both experts and professionals active in maritime search and rescue, fire services, incident response and civil protection to witness the full scale exercise. They are not there to…

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FIRST TABLE TOP EXERCISE

FIRST TABLE TOP EXERCISE

As part of the preparation for the full scale MIRG Exercise, both a table top exercise and a command post exercise will be organised. The table top exercise will take place in Arras, France on 8 and 9 March. Representatives of all MIRGs…

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