rescue coordination center


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rescue coordination center

A unit responsible for promoting efficient organization of search and rescue and for coordinating the conduct of search and rescue operations within a search and rescue region (ICAO).
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The French Gris-Nez Maritime Rescue Coordination Center thanked the JMRCC for rescuing the sailor.
The Larnaca Joint Rescue Coordination Center (JRCC) had warned sailors within Cyprus' search and rescue region that the advisories concerning Turkish military activities "had been broadcasted by an unauthorised station and are illegal and dangerous for the safety of navigation".
A statement from Cyprus' Joint Rescue Coordination Center said rough seas are making the rescue effort difficult.
The Search and Rescue Coordination Center in Jeddah, which belongs to the Saudi border guards, received a distress call reporting that a crew member was in an emergency condition.
The 50-year-old man had fallen from his board into the water on Tuesday afternoon near the reef of Koumac lagoon when the shark bit deep into his right thigh, said Maritime Rescue Coordination Center Director Nicolas Renaud.
The largest international exercise is being attended by personnel from the National Guard, the Joint Rescue Coordination Center, the Civil Defence, the Cyprus Police and from other state agencies of Greece, the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Israel, Italy and Hungary.
During the drill, the port's control tower transmitted relevant information to vessels at sea nearby, and the Joint Marine Rescue Coordination Center's Red Sea and Gulf of Aqaba Commission (JMRCC) also transmitted information to the Saudi Arabia Mission Control Center (SAMCC).
The Guard's Rescue Coordination Center had received a satellite text message from the two earlier Tuesday saying they were "OK." --SPA 01:26 LOCAL TIME 22:26 GMT