Redningsselskapet, the 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 accidentprevention initiatives to improve the safety of those at sea in Norway and abroad.
The Norwegian Society for Sea Rescue in numbers
Children and youth educated in safety at sea
Volunteers working to ensure a safe coast
Humanitarian aid abroad
Throughout our 127 years long history we have built up a strong expertise in search and rescue work at sea. A knowledge that can pose significant difference in the everyday lives of people outside Norway.
Soundings journalist Pim van Hemmen join the Norwegian Society for Sea Rescue on a patrol of the icy waters near the Barents Sea to learn just how far these crews will go to save a boater’s bacon