Amver Brief to Pacific Regional Maritime SAR Workshop

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A short slide deck highlighting the Amver online SURPIC request form.

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  • SAR Controllers should click on the SURPIC Request button if they need Amver data for a SAR case.
  • SAR personnel enter case specific information into the fields. Please be sure to enter as much information as possible. You must include the SAR case location (LAT/LONG) and a way to be contacted. You must also enter the text in the box at the bottom of the form. Then click “request SURPIC”
  • Amver Brief to Pacific Regional Maritime SAR Workshop

    1. 1. Amver Maritime Relations<br />A Partnership For Saving Lives<br />Presented to the Third Pacific Regional Maritime Search & Rescue Workshop<br />Benjamin Strong, Director of Maritime Relations<br />November 9, 2009<br />
    2. 2. Amver remains successful<br /><ul><li>There were 178 Amver cases in 2008 resulting in 197 lives saved.
    3. 3. In 2009 there have been over 150 Amver cases resulting in over 200 lives saved to date.</li></li></ul><li>International Access<br /><ul><li>Amver will share vessel positions with any recognized rescue coordination center.
    4. 4. Amver data is used only for SAR.
    5. 5. Prior to 2007 there was no standard method for requesting Amver data.</li></li></ul><li>International Access<br />
    6. 6. International Access<br />
    7. 7. Case Study<br /><ul><li>2008 MRCC Falmouth requests Amver data for a sailboat in distress in the Atlantic Ocean.</li></li></ul><li>Case Study<br /><ul><li>The M/V PAN VOYAGER successfully rescued the 2 sailors.</li></li></ul><li>Case Study<br /><ul><li>August 2009 MRCC Falmouth requests Amver data for a stranded rower.</li></li></ul><li>Case Study<br /><ul><li>RRS James Cook diverted to rescue the rower.</li></li></ul><li>Amver Maritime Relations<br /> Website: http://www.amver.com<br /> Blog: http://www.amveruscg.blogspot.com<br /> Twitter: http://twitter.com/Amver<br />Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Amver<br />
    8. 8. Amver Maritime Relations<br />Benjamin Strong<br />Amver Maritime Relations<br />1 South Street<br />Battery Park Building<br />New York, NY 10004<br />(212) 668-7762<br />benjamin.m.strong@uscg.mil<br />

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