26 Jun 2017Six warships and one submarine sailed from Faxaflói bay from Reykjavík up Hvalfjörður on Friday to commemorate that 75 years have passed since the allied convoy PQ17 was destroyed by Nazi submarines and ships in WWII.
12 Sep 2016Fire engines, ambulances and helicopters were dispatched to Keflavík International Airport (KEF) this weekend after a transatlantic passenger jet sent out a mayday call for an emergency landing.
26 Jul 2016The wedding photographer CM Leung captured a pretty amazing moment during a wedding photo shoot in Iceland. A search and rescue helicopter from the Icelandic Coast Guard flew by the bride, dressed in a white wedding gown on a black glacial ridge.
19 Jul 2016An Icelandic coast guard helicopter has been dispatched to Iceland’s West Fjords in search of polar bear cubs potentially belonging to the animal shot and killed in North Iceland at the weekend.
20 Jan 2016An Icelandic Coast Guard aircraft will be leaving for Sicily, Italy, at the end of January to take up a month-long shift monitoring Mediterranean borders for the European Union’s external borders agency Frontex.
5 Nov 2015“The Arctic Coast Guard Forum is an operationally-focused, consensus-based organization with the purpose of leveraging collective resources to foster safe, secure and environmentally responsible maritime activity in the Arctic”