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Maritime cadets to receive further COVID-19 funding as SMarT scheme extended

09/11/2021 00:00:00 Maritime cadets will continue to receive COVID-19 funding, with the training scheme extended once more. The Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) has confirmed a further six-month extension to the Maritime Training (SMarT) Fund, for cadets unable to finish their training due to COVID.

Fishing vessel owner releases shocking video to show lifesaving ability of PFDs and safety equipment

02/11/2021 00:00:00 One ‘rogue wave’ and fisherman John, without a safety harness and PFD (Personal Flotation Device), would have been washed away, never to be seen – alive – again. Watch this video and tell us safety isn’t important.

Hi-tech survey helps support maritime safety

25/10/2021 00:00:00 What do you know about seabeds? Possibly not much but if you use nautical charts, you’ll be grateful that we know a lot about the ones in UK waters.

Man overboard safety and awareness training for fishing vessels

20/10/2021 00:00:00 To help prevent man overboard incidents, The Fishing Industry Safety Group (NNFO) has secured £200,000 in funding to deliver in-water awareness events.