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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).
3 June 2019 — Official Statistics
Survey to find out from those of reduced mobility, their personal experiences of voyages using ferries or cruise ships.
5 June 2019 — News story
Two men were safely rescued after their vessel caught fire off the coast of Selsey Bill on 4 June 2019.
14 June 2019 — News story
A yacht with three people on board has been safely rescued after they sent an EPIRB distress alert that was picked up by HM Coastguard.
HM Coastguard are asking people to keep at a safe distance after a large cliff fall was reported at Sidestrand Beach, near Happisburgh in North Norfolk.
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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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