28 July 2017 — Corporate information
Information about applying for jobs with and volunteering for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).
2 May 2018 — News story
The Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) ran a special event to test the use of drones.
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.
24 May 2018 — News story
Return of the popular sixties characters in a new MCA safety film.
8 June 2018 — News story
Footage of a coastguard helicopter rescue of two boys in the ‘nick of time’ clinging to a rock in the sea at Hopeman East Beach.
4 July 2018 — News story
The Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) and the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) have today joined forces to reveal RYA SafeTrx as HM Coastguard’s new official voluntary safety identification scheme.
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