Focus on Emergency Service Vessels

Focus on Emergency Service Vessels

Photo: US Coast Guard

The emergency services sector is one of the most diverse within the global maritime industry, and we are delighted to be once again featuring the highly capable vessels that perform vital roles in the areas of maritime safety and security. This week, we review law enforcement vessels for police and coast guard use in the Middle East and the United States as well as rescue craft for operators in Europe, Australia, and South-East Asia.

Firefighting • Search and Rescue • Police • Coast Guard

It is interesting to note that nearly all of this week’s featured vessels are noticeably small in size with some even measuring no more than 20 metres in length. This indicates that emergency service providers place just as much emphasis on being able to access remote, restrictive areas as they do on ensuring vessels are durable and capable of carrying as much of their kit as possible.

We invite readers to continue to visit Baird Maritime for the latest news and features covering emergency service vessels in operation worldwide.

Vessel Reviews:

News and Gear:

Recent Important Features:

OPINION | US and Chinese military hospital ships: a growing competition across Pacific islands?

– “Regardless of which country provides them, military medical missions do not address the significant health system issues that people living in Pacific Island countries currently face.”

– by Dr Eileen Natuzzi, Solomon Islands co-coordinator for the Australia New Zealand Gastrointestinal International Training Association

Remember to come back every day to see the latest news, opinion and vessel reviews!

Call for content!

Any news or views about the global emergency services industries? Send it through to [email protected] ASAP (between now and August 11), so we can add it to this current edition of Emergency Services Week!

We are after:

  • Vessels – Orders, new deliveries, under construction
  • Gear – Latest innovations and technology in the emergency services sectors
  • Interviews – Owners, operators, equipment manufacturers, etc.
  • Reminiscences – Do you have any exciting, amusing or downright dangerous anecdotes from your time in the emergency services world? (example here)
  • Other – Any other relevant news

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