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  • International SOS
    International SOS is the world's leading medical and travel security services company. We help organizations protect their people across the globe. Our teams work night and day from more than 700 locations in 76 countries. Every day, millions of International SOS members put their trust in us to provide solutions that help them wherever they live or travel, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Through our worldwide network of assistance centres, clinics, and health and logistics providers, we offer local expertise, preventative advice, and emergency assistance during critical illness, accident, or civil unrest.
    https://www.internationalsos.com/
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  • Irish Water Safety
    Irish Water Safety is the statutory body established to promote water safety in Ireland. We educate people in water safety best practices. We develop public awareness campaigns to promote necessary attitudes, rescue skills and behaviour to prevent drownings and water related accidents.
    http://www.iws.ie/
    (Added: Wed Nov 19 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Life Saving Victoria
    Life Saving Victoria (est. 2002) is an initiative of the Royal Life Saving Society Australia Victoria Branch (est. 1904) and Surf Life Saving Victoria (est. 1947). It has the mission to prevent aquatic related death and injury in all Victorian communities and the vision that all Victorians will learn water safety, swimming and resuscitation, and be provided with safe beaches, water environments and aquatic venues. Life Saving Victoria is forging new lifesaving and water safety initiatives while respecting the proud traditions and programs of the Royal Life Saving and Surf Life Saving National organisations. South Melbourne, VIC Australia
    http://www.lifesavingvictoria.com.au/
    (Added: Fri Oct 31 2014) - Report this link as bad!
  • Marina Safety Training
    MYMIC has broadened its horizons in the training field. What once used to be strictly an online training company is now an industry leader of Safety Training on many platforms. We have begun incorporating hands on learning into our already complex computer based training programs bringing a new variable into marina safety. We offer Forklift/Travelift Training and Certification courses, Marina Compliance Audits which include NFPA, OSHA, and EPA standards, and Online Training Programs with a continuously growing library which can be used in any size marina with any number of employees. Our immersive training simulations and hands on learning platforms help engage employees in transferring knowledge of industry and job specific competencies, offering our customers the opportunity to significantly increase their company's safety and operational efficiency. Portsmouth, Virginia
    http://www.marinasafetytraining.com/
    (Added: Sat Nov 19 2016) - Report this link as bad!
  • Marine Accident Investigation Branch
    The Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) examines and investigates all types of marine accidents to or on board UK ships worldwide, and other ships in UK territorial waters. The sole objective of MAIB accident investigations is to determine the circumstances and causes of the accident with a view to preserve life and avoid accidents in the future, not to apportion blame or liability.
    http://www.maib.gov.uk/
    (Added: Mon Feb 25 2008) - Report this link as bad!
  • Marine Accident Investigators' International Forum
    The Marine Accident Investigators' International Forum (MAIIF) is an international non-profit organisation dedicated to the advancement of maritime safety and the prevention of marine pollution through the exchange of ideas, experiences and information acquired in marine accident investigation. Its purpose is to promote and improve marine accident investigation, and to foster cooperation and communication between marine accident investigators. London, England
    http://www.maiif.org/
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  • Marine and Safety Tasmania
    A statutory authority that was established on 30 July 1997 to manage all the functions relating to the safe operation of all recreational boats and commercial vessels up to 500 tonnes, or 35 metres in length, in Tasmania.
    http://www.mast.tas.gov.au/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Marine Industrial Fire Safety
    We know how important it is to protect your crew and ship in case of fire emergency. For over 30 years, Marine Industrial Fire Safety has been protecting seafarers nationwide. All of our technicians are licensed by the California State Fire Marshal’s office and receive continuing education for new and innovative equipment. Our company provides sales, service and maintenance for all types and brands of hand-portable and wheeled fire extinguishers. We also provide onboard fire suppression systems, as well as sales, testing and repair of all fire equipment for your marine needs. Richmond, California
    http://marineifs.com/
    (Added: Sun Feb 19 2012) - Report this link as bad!
  • Marine Safety Victoria
    Marine Safety Victoria plays a pivotal role as the State's marine safety agency by coordinating waterway management, developing and implementing vessel standards and operator competencies, protecting the marine environment and by funding the improvement and development of associated infrastructure. Victoria, Australia
    http://www.marinesafety.vic.gov.au/
    (Added: Fri Feb 02 2007) - Report this link as bad!
  • MarineTraffic.com
    Live Ships Map - AIS - Vessel Traffic and Positions. Vessel positions tracking based on AIS data. Real-time ship locations and port arrivals departures.
    http://www.marinetraffic.com/
    (Added: Mon Nov 15 2010) - Report this link as bad!
  • Maritime Safety Information
    National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). The mission of the Maritime Domain is to provide global maritime geospatial intelligence in support of national security objectives including safety of navigation, international obligations, intelligence activities and joint military operations.
    http://msi.nga.mil/NGAPortal/MSI.portal
    (Added: Sun Feb 19 2012) - Report this link as bad!
  • Maritime Safety Queensland
    Maritime Safety Queensland, Australia, is a government agency attached to Queensland Transport. Our role is to protect Queensland's waterways and the people who use them - providing safer, cleaner seas.
    http://www.msq.qld.gov.au/
    (Added: Fri Feb 02 2007) - Report this link as bad!
  • Markus Lifenet Ltd.
    Markus Lifenet Ltd. is specialised in development and manufacture of a man overboard recovery products, made for all types of boats, ships, offshore installations, quay areas and similar land based water sides. We also provide crew training program and on board inspection guidelines. The Markus Lifenet products have been tested in extreme situations at sea around Iceland and are already on many thousund vessels around the world of all types and sizes. Hafnarfjorour, Iceland
    http://www.markusnet.com/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Mustang Survival Gear
    For more than 30 years, Mustang Survival has been committed to providing life support solutions for people exposed to the most hazardous environment. Inflatable Life Jackets, Flotation Vests, Flotation Coats, Immersion Suits and more. Bellingham, Washington
    http://www.mustangsurvival.com/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • National Cargo Bureau
    Our Mission... Safety of Life and Cargo at Sea. National Cargo Bureau was incorporated as a non-profit organization and began its operations in 1952. The Bureau was created to render assistance to the United States Coast Guard in discharging its responsibilities under the 1948 International Convention for Safety of Life at Sea. New York, NY
    http://www.natcargo.org/
    (Added: Sat Jan 11 2014) - Report this link as bad!
  • National Center for Cold Water Safety
    Cold water can kill you in less than a minute. It's actually so dangerous that it kills a lot of people within seconds. Thousands of people have drowned after falling into cold water and a lot of them died before they even had a chance to reach the surface. The National Center for Cold Water Safety was established to reduce the incidence of close calls, injuries, and fatalities due to cold water immersion. The Center is in a unique position to accomplish this goal because its sole mission is the study and promotion of cold water safety. Spotsylvania, Virginia
    http://www.coldwatersafety.org/
    (Added: Mon Jan 11 2016) - Report this link as bad!
  • National Department of Vessel Safety Checks
    A Vessel Safety Check is a courtesy examination of your boat (Vessel) to verify the presence and condition of certain Safety Equipment required by State and the Federal regulations. The Vessel Examiner is a trained specialist and is a member of the United States Power Squadrons or the US Coast Guard Auxiliary. They will also make certain recommendations and discuss certain safety issues that will make you a safer boater.
    http://www.safetyseal.net/
    (Added: Tue Jan 28 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • National Safe Boating Council - NSBC
    The NSBC is the foremost coalition for the advancement and promotion of safer boating through education. The NSBC presently has a membership of over 330 U.S. and Canadian organizations, all with an interest in boating safety and education. The NSBC’s mission is to be the foremost coalition to advance and promote a safer recreational boating experience through education, outreach and training. Bristow, Virginia
    http://www.safeboatingcouncil.org/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • National Water Safety Congress
    The National Water Safety Congress is committed to continuing their leadership role in advancing the promotion of education for the safety of recreational water activities throughout the United States, and internationally, by addressing water related recreational accidents and drownings throughout the nation on private and public recreational water resources. The National Water Safety Congress (NWSC), working in conjunction with the United States Coast Guard will support the mission, goals, and objectives of the National Recreational Boating Safety Strategic Plan. We will thereby assist in providing and ensuring the public a safe, secure, and enjoyable recreational boating, and water safety educational experience, which will in turn minimize loss of life, injury, and property damage while protecting the environment and cooperating with national security efforts. Frankfort, Kentucky
    http://www.watersafetycongress.org/
    (Added: Wed Nov 19 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • NDPA.org | Drowning is Preventable
    The National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA) invites you to join with us to save lives by expanding drowning prevention efforts. It is through partnerships with caring individuals and organizations that we can truly make a difference. The NDPA recognizes and supports drowning prevention efforts for people of all ages and addresses drowning risks in all bodies of water.
    http://ndpa.org/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • NOAA SARSAT - Search and Rescue Satellite Aided Tracking
    Search and Rescue Satellite Aided Tracking. Around the world...around the clock...NOAA proudly stands watch. As an integral part of worldwide search and rescue, NOAA operates the Search And Rescue Satellite Aided Tracking (SARSAT) System to detect and locate mariners, aviators, and recreational enthusiasts in distress almost anywhere in the world at anytime and in almost any condition.
    http://www.sarsat.noaa.gov/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • North American Safe Boating Campaign
    The North American Safe Boating Campaign – simply known as Wear It! – is a yearlong effort in the U.S. and Canada focused on spreading the message of boating safety and the critical importance of always wearing a life jacket each and every time on the water. In addition, the campaign also reminds boaters of the importance of boating safely, such as taking a boating safety course, never boating under the influence, and knowing navigational rules. The annual campaign kicks off the weekend before Memorial Day with National Safe Boating Week and continues throughout the year. The North American Safe Boating Campaign is produced under a grant from the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund administered by the U.S. Coast Guard.
    http://www.safeboatingcampaign.com/
    (Added: Tue Jun 23 2009) - Report this link as bad!
  • NPFVOA Vessel Safety Program
    The premier safety education and training program for the maritime industry from the North Pacific Fishing Vessel Owners Association. Commercial fishing is an inherently dangerous occupation. When every second counts, a well-trained crew is vital to survival at sea. Since 1985 NPFVOA has teamed with the Coast Guard and led the way in developing the safety standards for the maritime industry. Seattle, Washington
    http://npfvoa.org/
    (Added: Sat Jan 11 2014) - Report this link as bad!
  • NWS StormReady Program
    Americans live in the most severe weather-prone country on Earth. Each year, Americans cope with an average of 10,000 thunderstorms, 2,500 floods, 1,000 tornadoes, as well as an average of 6 deadly hurricanes. Potentially deadly weather impacts every American. Communities can now rely on the National Weather Service’s StormReady program to help them guard against the ravages of Mother Nature.
    http://www.stormready.noaa.gov/
    (Added: Tue Dec 13 2005) - Report this link as bad!
  • Operation Dry Water
    National Boating Under the Influence Awareness and Enforcement Campaign. A national year-round campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of boating under the influence. Alcohol use is the leading contributing factor in recreational boater deaths.The mission of ODW is to reduce the number of alcohol-related accidents and fatalities through increased recreational boater awareness and by fostering a stronger and more visible deterrent to alcohol use on the water. In association with the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators
    http://www.operationdrywater.org/
    (Added: Mon Nov 21 2016) - Report this link as bad!
  • Pat's Boating in Canada
    Welcome to one of the oldest, largest boating sites in Canada. Each year, an estimated 15 million Canadian adults (population 35 million!) went boating in 4 million boats. Nearly 80% of us live less than an hour from navigable water. No matter where you want to go on the water – or just a place in your mind – you can get there by boat. If you have lost your heart to a boat, you need to know about Regulations, Navigation, & Safety before you get underway. Learning about boating never stops! We also have Cruising information and Fun Stuff too.
    http://boating.ncf.ca/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Personal Flotation Device Manufacturers Association
    PFDMA is an industry association dedicated to increasing lifejacket wear in all appropriate activities: through education, product innovation, standards development, and enhancing communication between members and stakeholders. Most drownings occur way out at sea, right? Wrong! Nine out of 10 drownings occur in inland waters, most within a few feet of safety and involving boats less than 20 feet long. Most drowning victims had access to a Personal Flotation Device, but did not wear it. A wearable PFD can save your life – if you wear it! Chicago, Illinois
    http://www.pfdma.org/
    (Added: Fri Jan 16 2015) - Report this link as bad!
  • Recalls & Safety Defects - Manufacturers Identification Code (MIC) Database
    Is your boat safe? You can check for documented and alleged defects for all boats manufactured in or imported into the United States — essential information for boat owners or those considering the purchase of a recreational vessel. The MIC Database contains the United States Coast Guard's current list of U.S. and Canadian recreational boat manufacturers and importers. The database also contains active and out-of-business manufacturers since 1972.
    http://uscgboating.org/manufacturers/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Royal Life Saving Society Australia
    Our Mission is: "To prevent loss of life and injury in the community, with emphasis on aquatic environments". The Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS) was founded in England in 1891 to combat a high drowning toll. The first Australian Branch was formed in New South Wales in 1894 and the movement soon spread to all States and Territories. Today, Royal Life Saving operates as Australia's leading water safety educator. Over one million Australian's undertake a Royal Life Saving course or program every year. Royal Life Saving is active across Australia.
    http://www.royallifesaving.com.au/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Royal National Lifeboat Association
    A registered charity which exists to save lives at sea. It provides, on call, the 24-hour service necessary to cover search and rescue requirements to 50 miles out from the coast of the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.
    http://rnli.org.uk/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Sea Tow Foundation - Boating Safety Resource Page
    Boating Safety Information. Our goal is to provide you, the recreational boater, with a resource center for safety information. The Sea Tow Foundation promotes safe boating practices and education initiatives that directly reduce accidents, fatalities and property damage related to recreational boating.
    http://www.boatingsafety.com/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Sea Tow: ARC Landing Page
    Automated Radio Check Service. Sea Tow is pleased to announce a first of its kind public service for the safety of boaters. Boaters are now able to conduct 24/7, automated radio checks. The service is unique in that it does not require the response of other boaters or watch-standers in order to work, nor does it require special equipment. This free service is available through Sea Tow's ongoing partnership with MariTEL.
    https://www.seatow.com/arc/
    (Added: Sun Feb 19 2012) - Report this link as bad!
  • Sound Environment Associates
    Safe Boating Courses. SEA courses are NASBLA approved and recognized by the U.S. Coast Guard. We are dedicated to maintaining the highest quality boating education in the Country. SEA is dedicated to boating safety and has been teaching boating courses since 1993. Several locations in Connecticut, New York and New Jersey
    http://www.seadolphin.com/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • South African Maritime Safety Authority
    Our mission is to promote South Africa's maritime interests and development and position the country as an international Maritime Centre while ensuring maritime safety, health and environmental protection. We also provide a maritime Search and Rescue (SAR) capability in the South African area of responsibility through the management, on behalf of the DOT, of the Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC)
    http://www.samsa.org.za/
    (Added: Tue Dec 13 2011) - Report this link as bad!
  • Surf Life Saving
    Surf Life Saving is Australia's major water safety, drowning prevention and rescue authority. We create a safe environment on Australia's beaches and coastline through patrols, education and training, public safety campaigns and the promotion of health and fitness. With 166,923 members and 311 affiliated surf life saving clubs, Surf Life Saving is the largest volunteer movement of its kind in Australia. We also operate the country’s largest lifeguard service, contracting to local government and other coastal land managers. Rosebery, NSW, Australia
    http://sls.com.au/
    (Added: Fri Nov 07 2014) - Report this link as bad!
  • Transport Canada’s Office of Boating Safety
    Welcome to the Office of Boating Safety (OBS), Transport Canada’s focal point for the recreational boating community. The OBS delivers prevention-based programs to reduce the safety risks and environmental impacts of boating on Canadian waters. Site includes boating regulations and more.
    http://www.tc.gc.ca/BoatingSafety/
    (Added: Wed Dec 05 2007) - Report this link as bad!
  • U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary
    The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary operates in Safety and Security Patrols, Search and Rescue, Mass Casualty or Disasters, Pollution Response & Patrols, Homeland Security, Recreational Boating Safety, Commercial Fishing and Vessel Exams, Platforms for Boarding Parties, Recruit for all service in the Coast Guard. The over arching mission of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is to contribute to the safety and security of our citizens, ports, and waterways.
    http://www.cgaux.org/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
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