Search And Rescue Operation (SAR)

 

THE ROLE OF RESCUE CO-ORDINATION CENTRES (RCCS)

National Mission Control Centres (MCCs) delegate SAR coordinating roles to their subordinate RCCs. A reliable communications link is necessary between MCC/RCC/Mobile Stations as it is entirely possible that Distress Alerts may be received and handled by RCCs many thousands of miles from the distress vessel.

MERCHANT SHIP SEARCH AND RESCUE (MERSSAR) MANUAL

This is published by the IMO to provide information and guidance on SAR operational techniques. Seafarers should make themselves familiar with the contents of this Manual.

MARITIME RESCUE ORGANIZATIONS operate in many countries. Some organisations are entirely funded by the government of the country concerned, ...

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