IMO's COMSAR Circular 31, 'Guidance for Mass Rescue Operations'

IMO's COMSAR Circular 31, 'Guidance for Mass Rescue Operations'
imo mro guidance comsar circ 31.pdf
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06 February 2003

Type of Document: Reference Document, Procedure

The Sub-Committee on Radiocommunications and Search and Rescue (COMSAR), at its seventh session (13 to 17 January 2003), agreed Guidance for Mass Rescue Operations (MROs) prepared by the Joint ICAO/IMO Working Group on Harmonization of Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue at its ninth session (Hong Kong, China, 30 September to 4 October 2002), to assist Member Governments in preparing for, and co-ordinating aspects of, major incidents involving rescue of large numbers of persons in distress from ships or downed aircraft; and in working with companies that operate large passenger ships and aircraft to ensure that they are prepared to effectively support such rescue efforts.

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