Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) NAT involved in rescuing 150 persons.


Hamilton, Bermuda, September 29, 2014


Nordic American Tankers Limited (“NAT” or “the Company”) announced today that one of the Company’s vessels, the Nordic Passat, performed a rescue operation, involving 150 people in the Mediterranean last Saturday afternoon, September 27, 2014. The refugees were in a wooden boat with engine trouble. Nordic Passat was in an area South East of Sicily when it got involved in the rescuing of the refugees and brought them to Augusta in Italy this Monday morning. The refugees come from Somalia, Eritrea, Bangladesh, Sudan and Palestinians from Syria and Palestinians from Lebanon. There were 14 children, 19 women and 117 men among the refugees who were in relatively good condition and were given food and shelter onboard the ship.

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RNLI Kessock volunteer recognised for 20 years service

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Picture shows: Paul Daly (L) presenting Alan McDiarmid (R) with his 20 year service medal
Credit: RNLI Kessock
Author: Dan Holland

Alan McDiarmid who has volunteered for the RNLI at Kessock since its conception has been awarded a 20 year Long Service Badge in recognition of his dedication to the charity that saves lives at sea.

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Two lives saved after fishermen spotted clinging to upturned dinghy.


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RNLI Portsmouth Lifeboat was called into action this morning (11.16am – Thursday 25th September 2014) to reports of man in trouble near the Winner sand bank, outside Langstone Harbour.

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NMMC Nov 2014…What’s On?

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25 Oct – 2 Nov

Caught on a Line
27 Oct–2 Nov, 12-3.30pm
Our fishy themed fun continues with Falmouth University students hosting different workshops each day. Plus make a 3D tissue paper model of a Kurt Jackson inspired landscape, a fishy sketch book and magnetic fishing rod.

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Bell Helicopter Displays Latest HEMS Technology at AMTC 2014

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Company Provides Executive Support for the MedEvac Foundation’s Hero Retrieval Program

Nashville, TN (September 22, 2014) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), will showcase two aircraft at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC), opening today at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn. Attendees will get an up close look at two non-profit organization’s aircraft, including HALO Flight’s Bell 429, which was purchased last year at the show, and LifeFlight Eagle’s Bell 407GX.

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Craster ILB


Seahouses ILB

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Seahouses ALB

At 11.46 hrs on Saturday 20 September 2014, Humber Coastguard requested the launch of both Seahouses Lifeboats, following reports from a member of the public, for the concern for 4 paddle boarders in the south side of Beadnell Bay who had disappeared from view, near some rocks. Both Seahouses Lifeboats were launched and began a search of the area. Initially nothing was found, and there was no trace of any paddle boarders in the area. Due to Coastguard concerns, Craster Lifeboat was then also launched, and tasked to start searching from the south.

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