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).
12 April 2019 — News story
On 8 April a father and his 7 year old son were dramatically rescued from a dangerous incoming tide at Cowden cliffs, near Hornsea.
1 May 2019 — News story
A skipper who was rescued after his boat caught on fire has been praised by HM Coastguard for having all the right equipment and doing all the right things.
10 May 2019 — News story
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been visiting the HM Coastguard search and rescue base at Caernarfon, North Wales.
17 May 2019 — News story
HM Coastguard has investigated reports of possible pollution at Osborne Bay on the Isle of Wight on 15 May 2019.
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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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