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  • 17 June 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The subsea rescue system developed by Saipem in collaboration with Drass was selected by Marina Militare Italiana (the Italian Navy) for the equipment of the special & diving operations – submarine rescue ship (SDO-SuRS) ship, the new vessel for the rescue of submarines.

  • 23 October 2015

    Portuguese naval vessels worked with Portuguese Air Force and other maritime services to rescue 14 crew members from a fishing vessel. The agencies coordinated during the early hours of Oct 23, to save the people aboard the fishing vessel Segredos do Mar, which sank three miles from the port of Sesimbra, Portugal. Another fishing vessel, Jonas David, informed the […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Portuguese Navy has acquired two RescueRunner systems to be fitted on two new 15-meter sea rescue vessels currently under construction at the Portuguese yard Arsenal do Alfeite S.A.. The RescueRunner systems will be installed on the aft deck of these vessels and used for search and rescue. According to systems manufacturer Safe at Sea, the order […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Indian Navy has awarded the British provider of marine engineering services James Fisher and Sons a £193 million (approx $273M) contract for the delivery of two submarine rescue and escape systems. The contract will see James Fisher Defence, a subsidiary of James Fisher and Sons, design and produce two submarine rescue systems for £83 million by […]

  • 3 September 2015

    A combined rescue operation between the Coastguard, RNLI and Royal Navy has helped recover a missing diver off the Cornish coast. The diver became separated from his buddy after diving a wreck several miles off the Lizard Peninsula. A mayday call was sent by their dive boat at around 2:30pm on Tuesday, 1 September. This […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Royal Australian Navy has contracted the Australian branch of Phoenix International for the delivery of a new air transportable submarine rescue service capability. As announced by the Australian defense minister Christopher Pyne, the service will be based in Western Australia and support both the Collins-class submarine force and the Attack-class submarines for the next […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy’s Submarine Force has exercised responses to the unlikely event of a submarine incident at sea, after completing an intensive four week training exercise which demonstrated the submarine escape and rescue capability. During Exercise BLACK CARRILLON 15, members of the Navy’s Submarine Force transferred crew from HMAS Rankin, utilising the James Fisher Submarine […]

  • 11 December 2019
    Training & Education

    JFD has successfully demonstrated its fully-integrated submarine rescue system during exercises off the coast of Western Australia. In a range of weather conditions, JFD’s system was used in the triennial Pacific Reach, a multi-lateral series of exercises. In 2019, the Pacific Reach was hosted by Australia with the participating nations of South Korea, Japan, Malaysia […]

  • 22 August 2014

    The US Coast Guard rescued a 62-year-old man who was stranded on Atkinson Island, after he fell off his boat near Sylvan Beach and swam to the island Wednesday.   At approximately 9 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston received a call from a mariner transiting near Sylvan Beach stating they saw an unmanned […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Indian Navy’s 3rd generation submarine rescue systems (SRS) will be ready for delivery in 2018, JFD – the systems manufacturer – has announced. According to the company, Deep Submergence and Rescue Vehicles (DSRVs) will be undergoing factory acceptance tests at the end of November 2017, ready for integration trials in December 2017 and harbour […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Coast Guard and partner agencies rescued five boaters Saturday after their boat capsized in Lockwoods Folley Inlet near Holden Beach, North Carolina. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders received notification from a good Samaritan reporting a disabled vessel at anchor within the inlet had capsized. Sector watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast and […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Taking part in the submarine escape and rescue exercise Dynamic Monarch for the first time, NATO’s Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE) supported the exercise using a new digital underwater acoustic communications capability providing more effective command and control to escape and rescue operations. After 10 years of development by CMRE and partners, with […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSF) commissioned its new submarine rescue ship JS Chiyoda in a ceremony held in the Okayama Prefecture on March 20. JS Chiyoda replaced its identically-named predecessor which was decommissioned on the same day. The new JS Chiyoda in JMSDF service bears pennant number 404 and measures 128.0 meters in length. […]

  • 4 June 2012

      The Coast Guardrescued two people after being separated from their recreational boat, approximately 10 miles off the coast of Beaufort, N.C., Sunday. At approximately 4:30 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a report over VHF-FM channel 16 from a crewmember aboard the Sand Tiger stating they had missing divers. While on […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) (TR) sprang into action to assist a fishing vessel engulfed in flames off the east coast of Florida, Sept. 29. TR watchstanders spotted a rescue flare around 4:30 a.m. approximately 90 miles off the coast and coordinated rescue efforts with nearby Naval Air Warfare Center (NAWC) vessel 38 to assist […]

  • 26 June 2014

    The Colombian Navy rescued 35 people which were left adrift in the waters of the Colombian Pacific after their boat experienced mechanical failure.   MV Mary Patricia, with 27 passengers and 8 crew members aboard,  encountered the issues on Monday, June 23 at approximately 20:00 hours near Gorgona Island. As soon as the Coast Guard […]

  • 30 June 2015

    Irish Navy’s vessel LÉ EITHNE successfully located and rescued a total of 647 migrants off two separate vessels, 50 Nautical Miles north-west of Tripoli, the Libyan capital yesterday. 593 migrants, rescued on 28 June, were transferred to HMS Bulwark yesterday morning and the crew prepared the ship for further search and rescue operations. At 8 am Irish […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Submarine rescue system manufacturer JFD recently joined Australian Navy vessels for a demonstration of its deep-sea submarine emergency equipment during the exercise Black Carillon 2017. The annual safety exercise saw the participation of salvage and rescue vessel MV Besant, offshore supply ship MV Stoker and submarine HMAS Waller. Launching from the deck of MV Stoker, JFD’s free-swimming […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Sea trials of the rescue vessel Igor Belousov, built for the Russian Navy, were held in the waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the Baltic Sea. The ship arrived in St. Petersburg to prepare for the state tests, which are scheduled for the second half of November this year. During sea trials, the diving bell was […]

  • 31 October 2011
    Industry news

      Powerful salvage tug Alatau returned to Pacific Fleet (PF) rescue service. Built in 1983 by Admiralteyskie Verfi shipyard in Leningrad, the vessel had been serving in Indian Ocean for a long time maintaining Russian Navy’s warships. Through this time, crew of Alatau took part in several ship-rescuing operations. After a decade of strained work, […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Soldiers from the Royal Navy’s Submarine Parachute Assistance Group recently practised providing immediate assistance to a stricken boat in Studland Bay, Dorset. A dozen members of the Submarine Parachute Assistance Group, often shortened to SPAG, leapt from the back of a Hercules aircraft and into the Channel, accompanied by their kit. According to the Royal Navy, the […]

  • 12 December 2018

    The Indian Navy has commissioned the country’s first deep submergence rescue vehicle (DSRV). The DSRV was commissioned by Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of the Naval Staff, during a ceremony held at Naval Dockyard in Mumbai on December 12, 2018. Deep Sea Submarine Rescue System Inducted into the Indian Navy at Mumbai @SpokespersonMoD @DefenceMinIndia @shippingcorp @nsitharaman […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Coast Guard has awarded General Dynamics Mission Systems a $125.6 million follow-on contract to provide maintenance and engineering support for the Coast Guard’s command, control and direction-finding communications system. Named Rescue 21, the program was created to better locate mariners in distress, save lives and property at sea and on navigable rivers. The system enables […]

  • 10 February 2012

    Sri Lanka Navy rescued 04 Indian fisherman who were drifting onboard an Indian fishing trawler in the seas north of Thalaimannar on 09th February 2012. The trawler bearing the registration number TN/10/MFB/176J, which had developed an engine problem, was towed to Thalaimannar by Sri Lanka Naval Ship “Ranadeera” attached to the Northern Naval Command with […]

  • 9 January 2015

    Naval personnel of the Rapid Response Rescue and Release Squadron (4Rs) and the naval diver attached to the KKD Naval Deployment of the Northern Naval Command rescued two civilians (two women) from drowning in the KKD sea on 04th January 2015. The women, who had been onboard the passenger ferry “Kumuduni”, had slipped and fallen […]

  • 13 April 2011

    There is great news for the families of 16 Pakistanis and two Iranians, as their loved ones have been freed from the Somali pirates after th… (thenews) [mappress] Source: thenews, April 13, 2011;

  • 30 May 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    As submarine capabilities gain prominence among navies, it has become critical that nations and submarine operators are assured of a robust rescue system, should mishaps or accidents occur. This was the point made by Head Naval Operations Rear Admiral (RADM) Jackson Chia in his opening address at the inaugural Submarine Rescue Course (SRC) on 28 […]

  • 21 February 2020

    James Fisher’s Perth-based business, JFD Australia, will continue to supply its submarine rescue system to the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) for at least the next four years. The company has been awarded a GBP 35 million (USD 45.2 million) contract extension with the Australian government to deliver its submarine escape and rescue system until December 2023 […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Navy’s Undersea Rescue Command (URC) teamed up with Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Texas (SSN 775) for a four-day submarine rescue exercise in late October at the Navy’s Southeast Alaska Acoustic Measurement Facility (SEAFAC) off the coast of Ketchikan. “The exercise demonstrated the Navy’s ability to conduct an underwater rescue of a submerged submarine in […]