"Well done and thank you to everyone involved in this challenging Staithes Coastguard
rescue including the paramedics and clinical supervisor from Yorkshire Ambulance Service, all Coastguard
Team members, Humber CGOC, North Yorkshire Police, Coastguard
Rescue 912 and special thanks to the fishermen for assisting with the rescue and raising the alarm.
Maritime and Coastguard
Agency chief executive Vice-Admiral Sir Alan Massey continued to defend the planned changes, saying they would improve the effectiveness of the service.
A Dover Coastguard
spokesman said it was a mystery why the container ship suddenly ran aground.
today warned of the dangers of drinking and swimming, after two men were dramatically rescued off the South Wales coast.
A woman stranded in a boat off Bali raised the alarm by calling her boyfriend in England on her mobile phone, coastguards
They were taken to the Coastguard
station at Honolulu Harbour's Sand Island.
yesterday aided a rescue on the other side of the world after learning of an emergency on board a ship in the Pacific Ocean.
An RNLI spokesman said: "The Coastguard
helicopter reported that the PLB's location appeared to be inland at Bagillt in Flintshire.
"Due to weather conditions, extremely challenging terrain, and extent of the casualties injuries, we requested further assistance fromWhitby CoastguardRescue Team and Coastguard
Rescue Helicopter 912 from Humberside.
search and rescue helicopter took off from Humberside just after 12.45pm on Thursday to reach the ship, which was 43 nautical miles off the Northumberland coast.
A UK Coastguard
spokeswoman said an extensive search was carried out until fading light at around 9.30pm on Saturday, with St Davids, Fishguard and Broadhaven Coastguard
Rescue Teams, St Davids and Fishguard RNLI Lifeboats and the St Athan-based UK Coastguard
search and rescue helicopter.