Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Rescued Migrants arrive in Dover
Lifesaving Incidents

Young Children Among Migrants Rescued From English Channel

DUNGENESS, England, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Two small children were among the dozens of migrants rescued from the English Channel on Tuesday after a summer that has seen record numbers...

September 8, 2021
Total Views: 872

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Maritime News

Dramatic Heavy Seas Rescue Off Southeastern Ireland

Three rescue boats with Royal National Lifeboat Institution came to the rescue of a cargo ship that had lost power and was in danger of hitting rocks in southeast Ireland...

October 21, 2020
Total Views: 175

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Interesting

WATCH: Meet the Shannon, RNLI’s New Class of Waterjet-Propelled, Self-Righting, All-Weather Lifeboats

When the UK’s Royal National Lifeboat Institution was given the chance to design their dream lifeboat, they came up with the Shannon: a waterjet-propelled, highly-maneuverable, stop-on-a-dime, beach-launched and recovered, self-righting,...

August 15, 2018
Total Views: 80

Monday, July 31, 2017
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News

Dive Support Vessel Suffers Fire in North Sea

A dive support vessel with 23 crew was forced to issue a mayday call on Monday after a fire broke out in the vicinity of the vessel’s engine room as...

July 31, 2017
Total Views: 37

Monday, August 31, 2015
News

Bunker Tanker Saved Off Scotland

  Volunteer crews from Britain’s Royal National Lifeboat Institute (RNLI) helped rescue a bunker tanker that was nearly capsized after a collision with a containership off Scotland. The incident occurred Saturday afternoon...

August 31, 2015
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Maritime News

Two Men Narrowly Escape Capsized Tug in Southampton

Two crew are lucky to be alive after narrowly escaping a capsized tug just before it sank Monday night in strong winds and poor visibility near Southampton, England. RNLI and the...

March 31, 2015
Total Views: 10

Saturday, January 31, 2015
News

Video: RNLI Helicopter Rescue Training Marriage Proposal

A volunteer RNLI crew member from Mumbles lifeboat station thought a helicopter rescue exercise was a good time to pop the question to his now-fiancée. Here they are coming back to the lifeboat after she said yes.

January 31, 2015
Total Views: 0

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Maritime News

Drunk Man Escapes Death After Swimming Into Path of a Cargo Ship -Video

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution in Blyth has issued an urgent warning the public after a drunk man narrowly escaped death after swimming into the path of an inbound cargo ship in the River Blyth.

September 9, 2014
Total Views: 22

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
News

Video: RNLI Crew Rescues Missing Dog From England’s Tallest Cliffs

A volunteer crew from the Royal National Lifeboat Institution this weekend rescued a stranded dog from some of England's tallest cliffs more than a week after pooch went missing.

September 2, 2014
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Interesting

WATCH: RNLI Lifeboat Crew Lassos Runaway Speedboat

A volunteer RNLI lifeboat crew from Teignmouth shows off their boat roping skills to stop a runaway speedboat after its operator was bucked off. Yeehaw!!

May 27, 2014
Total Views: 12

Monday, April 14, 2014
Maritime News

RNLI Crews Battle 10-Meter Seas to Reach Disabled Cargo Ship

Rescuers from the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) spent many hours this past weekend battling through big seas to reach and support the disabled 88-meter cargo ship, Wilson Gdynia.  ...

April 14, 2014
Total Views: 16

Thursday, April 3, 2014
Maritime News

VIDEO: This Is What It Looks Like to Blaze Through London On a RNLI Lifeboat

Work with a view, I’ll take it.

April 3, 2014
Total Views: 4

Monday, February 3, 2014
Interesting

RNLI Crew Rescues Six Fishermen From 30 Foot Seas

A volunteer rescue crew with the Royal National Lifeboat Institute this weekend assisted in the rescue of 6 fisherman forced to abandon their trawler in waves described at 30+ feet and winds gusting to 60 m.p.h.

February 3, 2014
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Interesting

Photos and Video Show Sinking of North Sea Wind Farm Service Vessel

A volunteer lifeboat crew with the Royal National Lifeboat Institution were called out Tuesday to assist in the rescue of three crewmembers from a burning offshore wind farm workboat off...

January 15, 2014
Total Views: 31

Wednesday, December 18, 2013
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Interesting

RNLI Gets Airborne [VIDEO]

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution is an all-volunteer, charity-funded organization aimed at ending the preventable loss of life at sea in an around the United Kingdom and Ireland. Saving Rescuing an...

December 18, 2013
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Incidents

30 Rescued From Sinking Tall Ship Along Irish Coast [PHOTOS and VIDEO]

30 people had to be rescued from a sinking tall ship which had ran into trouble along the coast of Ireland in the Celtic Sea.

July 24, 2013
Total Views: 43

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Uncategorized

RNLI’s 2012 Highlight Reel Will Pump You Up [VIDEO]

Here is a compilation of rescue footage taken during 2012 from the front lines of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution’s rescue operations around the UK and Ireland. The charity relies...

December 12, 2012
Total Views: 4

Friday, October 12, 2012
Interesting

British Maritime Cowboys…RNLI Wrangles Runaway Fishing Boat [VIDEO]

Like wrangling a wild horse at sea, the RNLI shows off a few tools in their rescue toolbox by capturing a runaway fishing boat. Ok, so maybe it’s not like...

October 12, 2012
Total Views: 2