Maritime and Coastguard Agency

Category: Arm's Length Body (includes Executive Agencies, Non-Departmental Public Bodies, Trading Funds and NHS bodies)

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) works to prevent the loss of life on the coasts and at sea, and implements the government's maritime safety policy in the UK. The Coastguard provides a 24 hour maritime search and rescue service around the UK coast. MCA inspects ships to ensure they meet safety rules, certifies seafarers, registers vessels and is responsible for coordinating responses to pollution from shipping and offshore installations.

MCA is an executive agency of the Department for Transport

http://www.dft.gov.uk/mca/

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Popular Datasets

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Fleet Management System (FMS) (unpublished)
Maritime and Coastguard Agency
UK ship register, contains vessel identification details and owner details
 
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Mapping
Electronic Property Information Mapping Service (unpublished)
Maritime and Coastguard Agency
An OGC on-line (extranet) application designed to hold information about all MCA properties
 
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Mapping
Mobile Maritime Service Identification (MMSI) Register (unpublished)
Maritime and Coastguard Agency
Mobile Maritime Service Identification Register. Contains names, address and contact details for vessel owners, and emergency contact details
 
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Environment
Consolidated European Reporting System (CERS) (unpublished)
Maritime and Coastguard Agency
Consolidated European Reporting System contains all information about vessels moving around and in/out of UK waters, which carry dangerous or polluting goods.
 
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Data Warehouse (unpublished)
Maritime and Coastguard Agency
Information stored can be from any MCA corporate database, which is then presented in a report format
 
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Environment
Hydrographic Data (unpublished)
Maritime and Coastguard Agency
Seabed depth data, seabed salinity data and tidal data.
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Environment
Information Management System (IMS) (unpublished)
Maritime and Coastguard Agency
Records details of all incidents at sea or along the coastline the Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre (MRCC) is responsible for, during and after the incident
 
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