Large Scale Rescue Operations at Sea – The ICS Guide
Type of Document, Reference Document, Procedure
This booklet provides guidance for shipping companies and Masters to ensure the safety and security of crews who may be involved in rescuing large numbers of persons at sea, as well as the people they rescue. ICS recognises that for many companies and ships, this Guidance may complement existing practices and procedures. For others this Guidance may assist with the development of company practices and procedures to support Masters and crews that may have to participate in large scale rescue operations.