The specialized fleet of State Enterprise "Maritime Search and Rescue Service" regularly conducts scheduled trainings in order to be in constant readiness for necessary reaction and conduction of search and rescue in the search and rescue region of Ukraine.
From November to February search and rescue speed boats and rescue vessel "Sapfir" of SE "MSRS" conducted a raw of sailings to work through cooperative actions during the conduction of search and rescue operations.
Rescue vessel "Sapfir" acted as on scene coordinator appointed by the State Maritime Rescue Coordination Center (MRCC).
During the exercises a subordinate speed boat from the rescue vessel "Sapfir", "PRK-501" was also present around the main participants, helping to work through the tasks of prompt search, aboarding and delivering of the nominal victims to the main vessel.
The vessel crews conducted the training of search for the victims, safe transfer of a victim from one vessel to another as well transporting a victim to the place of safety.
As well as trainings, the testing of different types of communication between SAR boats and MRCC were held, where the latter performed control and coordination of the activities.
All the trainings and exercises were held in accordance with the training plans and International Conventions on search and rescue.