359 emergency VHF radio calls from recreational boaties
The Maritime Operations Centre has already this year received 359 emergency VHF radio calls from recreational boaties.
Thursday, 26 November 2015
Tragic disappearance highlights need to wear lifejackets
The tragic disappearance of a man crab fishing at Uretiti Beach in Northland highlights the importance of wearing lifejackets.
Wednesday, 25 November 2015
Fox Glacier helicopter crash
One of the rescue helicopters dispatched to Fox Glacier has left the local Search and Rescue centre at Fox Glacier.
Saturday, 21 November 2015
Maritime NZ consulting on fees and Maritime Levy
Maritime NZ is consulting on proposed changes to fees and the Maritime Levy identified as part of a review of funding of the Maritime Operator Safety System (MOSS) and Seafarer Certification system (SeaCert).
Friday, 20 November 2015
Recreational boating skippers can be prosecuted
Every recreational boat, no matter how big or small, has a skipper. The skipper is legally responsible for the safety of their boat and all on board, and can be prosecuted for breaching safety rules.
Tuesday, 17 November 2015