Thursday 21st December 2017
The RNLI have released a dramatic new video that provides a stark reminder for all crew members on the need to wear a lifejacket when there is a risk of falling into the water. Using a group of fishermen, they demonstrate the debilitating effects of cold water on persons entering the water without a lifejacket – and show how much better the same group fares when wearing a lifejacket.
A shorter 60-second version is available on the RNLI Facebook page. Any company wishing to use this video for crew awareness training can contact the Secretary for details.
We are pleased to welcome Commercial Rib Charter and Svensk Sjoentreprenad AB, the NWA’s newest members, on board. Commercial Rib Charter (pictured bottom) became the NWA’s 80th member, marking a doubling in the membership numbers since 2011.
In our latest member profile, Josh Metcalfe, Operations Director at Carmet Tug Company, discusses the family history of the company, future plans for the business, and his new role on the NWA Committee.
Associate NWA member John Percival Marine Associates (JPMA), which is well-known for its workboat crew training courses, has been presented with an award by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI).