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02
Mar

Why some search and rescue efforts end at the dump

False activations of life-saving emergency beacons are an increasing problem, and a costly time waster, for responders making up about 80% of all activations in NSW. Australian Maritime Safety Authority data revealed 139 inadvertent emergency position-indicating radio beacons were triggered across the state last year – a nearly 20% increase on the 2015 figures. Mishandling,

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20
Apr

New order for Selex ES search-and-rescue radars

Article originally published on United Press International (UPI.com) 17 April 2015 by Richard Tomkins   Search-and-rescue radar for special mission jets of Cobham Aviation Services in Australia have been ordered from Britain’s Selex ES, the company announced. Under the multi-million dollar award Selex ES will provide its Seaspray 5000E Active Electronically Scanned Array surveillance radar, which will

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17
Apr

Australian Maritime Safety Authority Confirms Silver Sponsorship

The Australia & New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference is pleased to announce the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has confirmed as a Silver sponsor of the event, being held at Jupiters Gold Coast 6 May 2015. The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) plays a key role in the safety and efficiency of Australia’s growing maritime sector. AMSA oversees commercial vessel

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17
Mar

Meet the SAR Conference Speakers: John Young, Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA)

John Young, GM, Emergency Response Division, AMSA (Australian Maritime Safety Authority) will be presenting a Keynote Address at the Australian & New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference (SAR) on the 6 May 2015 at Jupiters Gold Coast. The conference brings together leading search and rescue practitioners to discuss challenges of preparing, deploying and operating search and rescue. The aim of

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28
Jan

AMSA working to increase Indian Ocean search and rescue capability

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) commenced its search and rescue (SAR) capability partnership program this week with counterpart agencies in Sri Lanka, the Maldives and Mauritius.   This program is being delivered as part of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s ‘Government partnerships for development’ program, which provides funds to eligible Australian public

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