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Search in Irish Sea for missing man stood down

A search in the Irish Sea for a missing man has been stood down.

The man aged in his 40s was reported missing from Pwllheli, North Wales, on Friday evening after was a car was found parked on the promenade.

Holyhead Coastguard swept the area from early today with the assistant of three lifeboats and a rescue helicopter from RAF Valley in Anglesey.

A coastguard spokesman said it was awaiting more information from the police before any further searches.

Coastguard to re-float grounded cargo ship at high tide

A spokesman for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency has said there is a plant to re-float a cargo ship that has run aground off the Northumberland coast at high tide:

There was no-one injured and no pollution observed at this time.

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency have been in touch with all relevant parties to ensure that the owners of the vessel have a salvage plan in place for the refloating of the vessel at the next high tide, which is this evening.

– spokesman, Maritime and Coastguard Agency

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Coastguard: Search for teenager who jumped from ferry called off

The search for a teenage boy who is believed to have jumped from a ferry into a river near Plymouth last night has been called off, a spokesman for the Coastguard said.

Jordan Cobb, 16, from Plymouth in Devon was spotted jumping from the Torpoint ferry into the River Tamar last night.

The initial search was called off in the early hours of this morning and resumed later this morning.

Coastguard: Helicopter used to search for missing fishermen

A fishing vessel has been reported missing and has not been seen since leaving port this morning. Cindy Rodaway, watch manager at Portland Coastguard, said:

The coastguard helicopter commenced a search from the air of known fishing grounds of this vessel as soon as we were alerted.

We have also searched all evening utilising the skills of the lifeboat crew and the crews of the Navy warships and the electronic search aids at their disposal.

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Search under way for missing fishing boat

The Navy and Portland Coastguard in Dorset are searching for a fishing boat and its three crew members who are reported missing.

The Coastguard received a call from a fisherman at 5.39pm reporting that the vessel was overdue and could not be contacted.

A Royal Navy warship, lifeboat crew and coastguard helicopter launched a search but were unable to find the missing boat.

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