Looking Ahead... in 2018

Posted in LIFE LINE May 2018 - English

Extract from the IMRF 2017 Activity Report, which has now been published.
See the IMRF Website for the full report www.international-maritime-rescue.org.


Looking Ahead ... in 2018


The IMRF will continue to lead and support SAR development around the world.


•   In 2018 the IMRF has a full and varied programme of events and activities planned, with ten SAR training courses scheduled to take place in Africa and Regional Meetings to be held in Europe and Asia Pacific
the Future Technology Panel will meet twice during 2018, to discuss the latest developments in technology
our MRO Project has two scheduled workshops in Asia (Malaysia and Bangladesh) with another planned in Uruguay
we will continue to develop and grow the online MRO resource library
we are planning to hold a second Subject-Matter Expert Course in Sweden, in September
the IMRF will continue to act as advocate for maritime SAR organisations internationally and regionally, seeking to maintain and, where necessary, improve provision all around the world
we will continue to act as respected contributor, representing the maritime SAR community at the IMO and in the ICAO/IMO Joint Working Group on SAR
through our forums and meetings, website, newsletter and the European Lifeboat Crew Exchange we will work to ensure that knowledge, skills and resources continue to be developed and shared, to help prevent loss of life in the world’s waters
we will continue to raise awareness of the excellent work done by the maritime SAR community, highlighting new and innovative SAR products and technologies through the IMRF Awards 2018



The IMRF's World Maritime Rescue Congress (WMRC) will be held in June 2019, in Vancouver, Canada.

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