Lifeboat crews were scrambled after distress flares were spotted off the coast of Peterhead in the second deliberate false alarm in recent weeks.
An investigation has been launched after a fishing boat and yacht collided near the mouth of a north-east harbour.
An emergency beacon which has been triggering massive responses from the RNLI and Coastguard since June has been found – in a skip.
HM Coastguard has launched an appeal for boat owners to check their emergency position radios after being called to a spate of false alarms.
A man has admitted to breaking into a north-east coastguard station and raiding its offices.
A man was rescued yesterday after breaking his leg while visiting a historic castle in Aberdeenshire.
A coastguard crew has been left unable to attend emergencies after a would-be thief left a trail of blood in its van.
A Mearns harbour event was given a boost yesterday as planned road closures were cancelled over the weekend.
A man has been air-lifted to hospital in Aberdeen after he fell from the cliffs at a popular Aberdeenshire beauty spot.
A fire broke out yesterday in the engine room of a fishing boat in the north west Highlands.
A man has been arrested after a yacht drifted into shore and ran aground at Fort William yesterday.
The River Ness was used to simulate fast-moving flood water for an exercise to ensure emergency services are ready to deal with severe flooding incidents.
A coastguard helicopter has been sent out to rescue the skipper of a yacht that got into difficulty off the west coast.
Last Friday (November 27) a Minke whale was seen floating near the marina in Inverkip.
The mother of missing woman Shona Johnston has spoken of her devastation after her daughter vanished just 48 hours after they spent a happy weekend together.
A rare dolphin has died after becoming stranded in a Sutherland sea loch.
The SNP has called for coastguard services to be devolved following the release of figures which show critical levels of understaffing across Scotland.
Three people including a child were swept out to sea in an inflatable dinghy.
A witness has described the moment that a dog plunged 70-feet off the side of a cliff after chasing a deer - and the complex two-hour rescue that saw it winched to safety and reunited with its owner.
A dog was recovering at home today after being rescued following a clifftop fall on the outskirts of Aberdeen.