A lifeboat crew faced 45mph winds and 20ft swell as they rescued a fishing vessel.
Sniffer dogs and the Coastguard have been deployed in the search for a missing Aberdeen woman.
North-east coastguard teams will soon have a new base after plans for a regional response unit were approved by council planners.
Applications are open for Coastguard rescue officer positions in Angus and Aberdeenshire.
The number of hoax calls received by north-east coastguard teams has more than doubled in the last year.
A rescue operation has been launched after reports of an aircraft crash off the North Wales coast.
Two people trapped on rocks were winched on to a helicopter.
Two men have been winched to safety in a North Sea rescue drama.
A lifeboat was launched after a life raft was discovered in the North Sea.
An eyewitness has described the moment emergency services launched a major search operation for a kite surfer off Aberdeen Beach.
A mischevious dog had a lucky escape today after escaping from his owner's control and jumping out the window of a north-east castle.
Coastguard teams have been called to assist police off a north-east coast. Lifeboat teams are currently helping officers with an incident near Boddam. The Aberdeen all-weather lifeboat was paged at 1.07pm.
Two people have been rescued from the North Sea.
Rescuers were called after an 'SOS' flare was spotted off the north-east coast.
Sailing instructors have been praised for saving 10 teenagers after “violent storms” caused seven dinghies to capsize.
A 12-year-old boy suffered head injuries after tombstoning at a north-east harbour.
Two sisters saved a man and his four-year-old son from drowning after hearing their cries for help on a north-east beach.
Footage showing a RNLI crew rescuing a jet skier in trouble off the coast of a north-east town has been released.
North-east lifeboat and coastguard teams had to tow a jet ski back to shore after the rider got into difficulty.
A major probe is under way to establish how a boat sank off the north-east coast.
A north-east skipper who was airlifted from his sinking boat alongside his crew today thanked the emergency services.
A man was taken to hospital after being spotted in a river in Aberdeen.
Police are asking the public to check any garages or outbuildings they may have in case Ruaridh has sought shelter there.
Three "extremely lucky" people were rescued after their boat got into difficulty in the North Sea.
A Coastguard helicopter joined the search for a missing Aberdeen man after a car was found overturned and abandoned.
A major search operation off the north-east coast was stood down “pending further information”.
A major search operation off the north-east coast has been stood down "pending further information."
A coastguard helicopter and three lifeboat crews are involved in a major search effort off the north-east coast this afternoon.
Three people have been taken to hospital after they drifted out to sea on a board off the north-east coast.
A coastguard helicopter and city lifeboat crew have been called out to help a surfer in difficulty at a north-east beach. The emergency services were called to Balmedie beach this afternoon. A Coastguard spokeswoman said: “Aberdeen lifeboat and the Coastguard helicopter were called out to help a person in difficulty on a surfboard.”