Welcome to the pages of the Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre which is the focal point of Holyhead Coastguard’s Search and Rescue Area.
Balloted for Industrial Action – Coastguards take unprecedented action (short of strike) to fight for equal pay – 2011 Matter still not resolved due to being ignored by MCA
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) having published the results of their consultation document to modernise H M Coastguard for the 21st century. Parliament announce changes to Station Closures, in Wales Holyhead and Milford Haven Coastguard Station remain open 24hrs a day. Swansea and our paired
Watch full announcement by Transport Minister Philip Hammond (from time 2.49) – Click Here
This site is an update to our regular site of www.holyheadcoastguard.co.uk originally to gain your support to Help Keep Holyhead Coastguard Open but also to provide you with Maritime information
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- The new proposals of Government are the reduction of the eighteen Maritime Rescue Coordination Centres (MRCC) down to eleven. All of these stations will be operating on a 24hrs basis to coordinate Search & Rescue, one on England’s South Coast will be the UK Marine Operating Centre (MOC)
- A total of 8 Stations will close
- To read the new consultation process and Help Holyhead Coastguard please go to Give Support page
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Keeping Holyhead Coastguard Open
This is an unofficial website and does not represent the views of the MCA.