On September 22nd State Enterprise "Marine Search and Rescue Service" with the support of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine solemnly handed passenger bus "Bogdan" to the State Special Transport Service. The certificate for the vehicle was handed by the director of State Enterprise "Marine Search and Rescue Service" of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine Victor Sudarev.
On August 29 2017 at 11:25 duty officer of the State MRCC of SE "Marine Search and Rescue Service" of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine received information of the agent of the vessel «ZHEN HUA 29» (Hongkong flag) that crew member (chief engineer) of the mentioned vessel need urgent medical assistance and hospitalization.
Phase of distress was announced by duty officer. It was decided to involve SAR speedboat «PRK-01» of the SE "Marine Search and Rescue Service".
On August 24 - 27 the Ukrainian open sailing yacht regatta "The Black sea cup 2017" is going to take place in Odessa. The competitions will continue for four days in the North-Western part of the Black Sea and the water area of the Odessa bay.
On August 21 at 21:48 a signal was received by an officer on duty of State Maritime Rescue-Coordination Center of SE "MSRS", about a boat being pulled out to the sea near Kryzhanivka.
35 minutes later SAR speedboat PRK-02 of SE "Marine Search and rescue service" arrived to the search region and found a drifting whale boat 5 miles from a pier with a man on board.
During the period of August 7-18 new crew members of speedboats of the SE "Marine Search and Rescue Service" pass training on the basis of the educational training center "Admiral".