The Mass Rescue Operation Training Course, held in Shanghai, China, from 1-3 December 2015, was a great success, and we would like to share the papers, presentations and photos with you.
Mass Rescue in Shanghai
On 1-3 December 2015 60 delegates from some 15 countries gathered at Shanghai Maritime University for a mass rescue operations (MRO) training course and ‘tabletop’ discussion exercise organised by IMRF’s Asia-Pacific Regional Centre (APRC) and kindly hosted and sponsored by the University and IMRF members China Rescue and Salvage. The IMRF also gratefully acknowledges the support of McMurdo and Trinity House for our ongoing MRO project.
Attendees from the China Mainland included delegates of China Rescue and Salvage, Maritime SAR Centres, Rescue Bureaux, Salvage Bureaux, the Rescue Flying Service, the Maritime Safety Administration, Dalian and Shanghai Maritime Universities, the China Waterborne Research Institute, Quest Marine Consultant Co, and Shanghai Sun Glory Marine Co. The Hong Kong Fire Services and Marine Departments were also represented.