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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.

New chapter for safe disposal of marine flares from the pleasure boat sector

11/10/2021 00:00:00 The Maritime and Coastguard Agency is to work with industry to develop local self-regulated schemes for the safe disposal of redundant pyrotechnics (flares) from the pleasure vessel sector.