25 October 2018 — Corporate information
Information about applying for jobs with the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).
25 October 2018 — Guidance
Information about volunteering for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).
28 February 2019 — Press release
A company and one of its ship masters have paid up fines after being warned their boat could be seized if they didn’t pay.
8 March 2019 — News story
Three men were rescued from the sea off Studland Bay on the evening of 03 March after they were thrown into the sea from their dinghy.
15 March 2019 — News story
Six crew from a fishing vessel in distress were airlifted from their disabled vessel off Lands End in atrocious weather conditions over night on 12th March.
22 March 2019 — News story
It was an emotional reunion when the helicopter crew met Regan for the first time after his rescue
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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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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
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