ACGF‘s first online meeting The Arctic Coast Guard Forum Secretariat held its first online meeting via WebEx, a web-based video- and teleconferencing software, on May 28th, 2020.
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Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, The Icelandic Coast Guard has decided to postpone the upcoming ACGF‘s Expert meeting and TTX in Reykjavík to next October. Last week, The National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police raised the alert level of the response due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak. Under these circumstances, it is crucial for response agencies and critical service providers to increase their preparedness and safety levels.
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As part of ARCSAR, the Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO), the Icelandic Coast Guard (ICG) and the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre in North-Norway (JRCC NN), invite cruise operators, SAR responders and other relevant stakeholders to join us for the Fifth Arctic Search & Rescue (SAR) Workshop & Table-Top Exercise (TTX), in Hveragerði, Iceland, April 15 – 16, 2020.
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The Icelandic Coast Guard hosted a reception for the members of EPPR at the Coast Guard Vessel Þór in Reykjavík earlier this month.
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The report compiles the main activities of the Arctic Coast Guard Forum during Finland's chairmanship
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The Icelandic Coast Guard has taken over the Chairmanship of the Arctic Coast Guard Forum.
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The second Live Exercise of the Arctic Coast Guard Forum will be held on 2 April 2019 in Finland.
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The Finnish Border Guard hosted Arctic states’ Coast Guard Trainers in Oulu, Finland on 29–31 January 2019.
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The Finnish Border Guard invites researchers, experts and stakeholders to participate in the Arctic Coast Guard Seminar 2019 organized in Turku, Finland on 4−5 April 2019! The seminar’s call for abstracts is open until 21 December 2018.
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The Arctic Coast Guard Forum’s Experts gathered in Helsinki for a three day meeting in mid-October. In addition to ACGF Experts, the participants of the meeting consisted of Arctic states Rescue Coordination Centre’s representatives.
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