28 July 2017 — Corporate information
Information about applying for jobs with and volunteering for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).
1 December 2016 — Corporate information
The Maritime Coastguard Agency holds personal data for seafarers, ship owners,agents and members of the public who have voluntarily registered their vessels.
1 August 2018 — News story
Members of the boating community are encouraged to ‘have their say’ on the maritime & coastguard agency’s new code of practice for Intended pleasure vessels.
22 August 2018 — News story
Newquay Coastguard helicopter turned airborne maternity unit when a baby boy was born whilst the helicopter was in flight, 1400ft over Penzance, Cornwall.
29 August 2018 — News story
A bell from a world war one shipwreck which took the lives of more than 600 South Africans has been returned to the South African people over a century after the ship sank.
13 September 2018 — Press release
Going to Southampton Boat Show? Come and see us on our new stand, B038 near The Holiday Inn.
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We work to prevent the loss of life on the coast and at sea. We produce legislation and guidance on maritime matters, and provide certification to seafarers.
MCA is an executive agency, sponsored by the Department for Transport.
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Contact Form: HM Coastguard and Marine Offices
Emergency contact number for the nearest coastguard
0203 817 2000
For General enquiries
+44 (0)7810 528504
Note that this service is for Urgent Technical Enquiries that require action out of office hours only and for enquiries on registration of ships, seafarer’s certification see the list provided here: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/maritime-and-coastguard-agency/about/access-and-opening
023 8032 9197
+44(0)29 2044 8813
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7:30am to 6:00pm, Monday to Friday.
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