Three Officers from the UK Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA) are currently carrying out a week’s training programme with Emergency Control Centre, Emergency Planning and Sea Rescue personnel.
The training covers maritime radio communications, ship and boat safety procedures and maritime and aeronautical search and rescue procedures.
HM Coastguard Officer, Rob Priestley, said:
“We are very pleased to be delivering this training on St Helena which we are sure will increase the capability of Emergency personnel to conduct Search and Rescue Operations around the Island.”
Participant, Emergency Planning Officer, Marco Yon, added:
“This training has broadened our knowledge base and skill set whilst affirming prior learning. Training is being well received by staff.”
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28 March 2019