Redningsselskapet RS - Norwegian Society for Sea Rescue, is a nationwide humanitarian association whose purpose is to save lives, salvage assets and protect the coastal environment of Norwegian waters, as well as undertaking outreach and accident prevention initiatives to improve the safety of those at sea in Norway and abroad.
So far in 2017 the Norwegian Society for Sea Rescue has saved over 29 life’s, they have also saved 96 vessels from being from total ruined,
167 hospital transports have been completed and 70 fire extinguishers have been taking place. Over 20,000 people have been helped.
The rescue company has 50 lifeboats along the coast, of whom 25 are staffed by volunteers.
A. Wilhelmsen Foundation gave an financial support to the project Nautisk Mile that sponsors all from sleigh rope, diving gear, maintenance, maritime workwear, uniform and workwear, boat service, engine maintenance, lubricant and fuel.
Thanks to good work of the Norwegian Society for Sea Rescue, we can all feel safer at seas.