Nomination Form

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The IMRF Honouring Excellence in Rescue Operations (H.E.R.O.) Awards recognise and thank courageous individuals and teams for both their brave rescue missions and the technical innovation that make such a vital contribution to the IMRF's worldwide mission to prevent loss of life at sea.



Nominations for the 2017 H.E.R.O. Awards will remain open until 24.00 hours (UK time) on 28 July 2017. Those wishing to enter the H.E.R.O. Awards must compete the registration form below.


How to Enter

You can apply by using the form below. Please make sure you read the Terms and Conditions here (new window), before submitting.


Adding a Video

If you wish to add a video, you can add the URL to this form. This is an optional part of the application.

What You Need to Know:

1) The video can’t be any longer than 4 minutes long.
2) Please upload your video to Youtube (new window) or Vimeo (new window), or similar video websites. You can set the settings to “unlisted” so only people with a link can watch your video.
3) Copy and paste your video url in the URL text box below.

For any queries, please e-mail us at

Your Contact Details


Contact Details of the Unsung Hero, or the Hero Team

Or Person, or Organisation Contributing to SAR Through Innovative Use of/or Invention of Technology


We will ask for more details after the nomination submission if/when needed.

Thank you for submitting your nomination. Once we have registered your nomination, we may contact you to ask for more details regarding the summary of the act/event, service(s) or technical innovation or logistical improvements. Your details shall not be sold or given to third parties. If you have any queries, please contact us at

Read: Terms & Conditions (new window)


Contact Info -

International Maritime Rescue Federation
H.E.R.O. Awards
50 Allardice Street
AB39 2RA
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 1569 767405



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