Asia Pacific’s only dedicated search and rescue conference!
Amidst the frequent occurrence of major natural disasters, vessels caught in extreme weather and accidents at sea. Operating an effective maritime search and rescue capability remains of paramount importance but despite this, the regional SAR community is faced by a lack of opportunities to meet and learn from one another.
Introducing Maritime Search and Rescue Asia 2013, which will provide the first opportunity for the maritime search and rescue community in Asia Pacific to assess the latest maritime SAR equipment and technology, make crucial international contacts and discuss pertinent issues specific to the field.
Maritime Search and Rescue Asia 2013 provides the first opportunity for the maritime search and rescue community in Asia Pacific to assess the latest maritime SAR equipment and technology, make crucial international contacts and discuss the pertinent issues specific to the field.
Attendees will learn from cutting edge case studies such as:
- Malaysia’s cutting edge Search and Rescue Coordination Centers and how they are significantly improving the coordination of SAR operations at sea
- New Zealand’s SAR success in the Antarctic and surrounding seas
- Philippines’ latest vessels and their experience operating in extreme weather conditions
- Ireland’s new life saving smart phone app to assist the Coast Guard in locating overdue vessels
- Hong Kong’s effective multi-agency SAR coordination for rapid response and rescue
Scheduled in conjunction with the Annual Global MDA: Coastal Surveillance conference, Maritime Search and Rescue Asia 2013 will give participants the opportunity to network and discuss both topic areas in depth, whilst incorporating key stakeholders from both events.
"A good conference with abundant knowledge acquired from presentations as well as exhibitors. Good networking achieved from friends across the region and outside the region!”
First Admiral Maritime Zulkifli Bin Abu Bakar, Head of Maritime, Enforcement Southern Region, Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency
Who You Will Meet
Maritime Search and Rescue Asia 2013 will gather expert members of Asia Pacific’s maritime search and rescue community including the regions' coast guards and maritime agencies, providing them with the latest strategies, technological advancements and product updates for enhancing maritime search and rescue capabilities.
Meet key regional organisations including:
- Coast Guards
- Search & Rescue Coordinating Agencies
- Maritime Police
- Maritime Border Patrol
Job titles that will attend include:
- Directors of Search and Rescue
- Heads of Rescue Centre
- Executive Officers, SAR Division
- SAR Operation Managers
- Directors of Air Operations
- Directors of Training and more...
Venue & Accommodation
Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa
1 Larkhill Road,
Phone: +65 6825 3888
Fax: +65 6825 3878
Hotel accommodation and travel costs are not included in the registration fee. A reduced corporate room rate will be arranged at Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa, Singapore for attendees at this conference. To take advantage of this special rate, please process the hotel room reservation form provided upon confirmation of your attendance.
- First Admiral Muhammad Abdul Basar bin Taji, Director, Search and Rescue, Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA)
- Captain Angel F Lobaton, Commanding Officer AE-891, Philippines Coast Guard
- Daesik Kim, Deputy Director, Korea Coast Guard
- Chris Reynolds, Director, Irish Coast Guard
- Rear Admiral Kruoch Kim Thon, Deputy Secretary Genaral, National Committee for Maritime Security (NCMS) & Deputy Chief of Staff, Royal Cambodian Navy, ROYAL CAMBODIAN NAVY
- Zheng Huaiyu, Deputy Director, China Maritime Rescue Coordination Center
- Stacey Tannos, Commissioner, Marine Rescue NSW
- Richard Morgan, Deputy Regional Commander Marine, HONG KONG MARINE POLICE
- Neville Blakemore, Watch Leader & Operations Officer, Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ)