Maritime search, rescue maneuver held in Hormuzgan waters

February 25, 2018

TEHRAN – Maritime search and rescue maneuvers were held in the Hormuzgan waters in the Persian Gulf on Saturday afternoon, the director general of the Hormuzgan Maritime and Ports Organization said.

Speaking with IRNA, Allah-Morad Afifipour said the aim of the maneuvers are to evaluate technical and operational ability of involving forces in maritime rescue operation as well as creating more coordination between naval and relief units.

He added that more than 100 persons with five fire-boats, two life-boats, two helicopters and one Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) as well as rescue and assistant teams participated in the maneuver.


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