19th June 2019
IMRF members elected their new Board of Trustees yesterday (18 June) at their Quadrennial General Meeting (QGM) in Vancouver. The meeting followed on from the 4th World Maritime Rescue Congress, which brought together maritime search and rescue specialists and equipment providers from around the globe The new Trustees, who will serve a four year term, then held an initial meeting to elect a new Board Chair.
14th June 2019
Some of the world's leading maritime search and rescue experts will be meeting in Vancouver, Canada to share knowledge and improve their skills this weekend (15-18 June). Every year around 360,000 people are believed to drown and the International Maritime Rescue Federation's World Maritime Rescue Congress (WMRC 2019) is seeking ways to reduce this number. Experts attending from 34 countries will share experience and gain insight into practices, innovations and technologies that will help save lives.