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25 October 2018 — Corporate information
Information about applying for jobs with the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).
4 July 2019 — Detailed guide
Information about volunteering for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).
6 November 2019 — News story
Rescue teams and the Coastguard Operations Centre in Shetland have been awarded the prestigious Department for Transport Rescue Shield.
15 November 2019 — News story
Watch the dramatic moment when a man was rescued by a HM Coastguard search and rescue helicopter in a remote area of Cornwall on Sunday 10th November.
20 November 2019 — News story
Two people were dramatically rescued off Cornwall on the morning of 18th November after their sailing vessel began taking on water and started to sink.
27 November 2019 — News story
HM Coastguard coordinated the rescue of two fishermen from the water after their fishing vessel sank off the Isle Of Man.
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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
+44(0)29 2044 8855
+44(0)29 2044 8866
7:30am to 6:00pm, Monday to Friday.
020381 72222 (Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm)
Outside these hours, for emergency press enquiries only please dial the above number. You will hear a message giving details of how to contact the on call press officer.
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