Katy Clark – 2014 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Transport

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Katy Clark on 2014-06-27.

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the performance of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency during the search for the Water Rail between 20 and 22 May 2014.

Stephen Hammond

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency’s (MCA) performance in relation to the incident involving the Water Rail between 20 and 22 May 2014 was thorough and professional, and in line with established international protocols.

The operational activity of coastguards on duty at the Aberdeen Maritime and Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) were supervised by an experienced Search Mission Coordinator.