A new bigger and better lifeboat will allow a volunteer crew to get to emergencies faster in the North Sea.
The volunteers at Peterhead lifeboat station were taken off duty in June after the RNLI described the situation as a “last resort.”
Lifeboat crews in Aberdeen helped tow a fishing vessel back to shore after it lost power 21 miles off the coast.
Aberdeen’s lifeboat has been launched to help a broken down vessel. Crews are heading to the scene around 20 miles off the coast of the city. Aberdeen Coastguard confirmed the incident, with the boat being launched at around 11.30am.
A north-east jet-skier who was rescued by the RNLI has praised lifeboat volunteers for their work.
Two teenage girls have been praised by emergency services after using a lilo to rescue a man and child in water off the north east coast of Scotland.
A north-east seaside town is to receive a new, bigger and better lifeboat allowing crews to get to emergencies faster.
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.
Police are investigating after a hoax call was made to Coastguard and lifeboat crews in the north-east.
A north-east lifeboat team will hold a special event to mark the 50th anniversary of a major disaster which claimed the lives of five crew members.
A man was taken to hospital after lifeboat crews were called to assist an offshore support vessel.
A man has died in hospital after being rescued off the north-east coast.
An Aberdeen-born photographer aiming to create an archived gallery of every lifeboat station in the UK is hosting his biggest exhibition yet.
A lifeboat was launched early this morning to help tow a fishing vessel back to a north-east harbour.
Coastguard rescuers were called to a north-east bay after concerns were expressed for person's welfare.
A lifeboat was launched this afternoon after reports of a man in distress in a north-east harbour.
A man has been taken to hospital after he was hurt while transferring between two ships in Aberdeen bay.
Emergency crews were called after a man was hurt in a jet ski incident in the north-east.
A rescuer who has notched up three decades of saving lives has been praised for his commitment.
A member of the public made an emergency call after they believed they spotted someone in the water, although it turned out to be a buoy which marks the line of approach to Aberdeen Harbour.
A north-east lifeboatman has been honoured by the Queen in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace.
A north-east lifeboat has been launched following an injury on a yacht.
An Aberdeen lifeboat station has been given a £500 cash boost.
Lifeboat crews were called out over fears there was a person in the water close to the harbour – only to discover it was a buoy.
A north-east lifeboat crew has appealed for volunteers to sign up.
Lifeboats were launched twice in the space of four hours to two separate incidents in the north-east.
Canadian oil firm CNR International said late last night that it was taking almost 60 people off one of its North Sea rigs due to a “potential lifeboat capacity issue”.
A north-east lifeboat volunteer has learned vital skills as part of an emergency skills course.