Azerbaijan: Search and rescue area extended

Azerbaijan: Search and rescue area extended
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  • calendar-gray 19 December 2016

According to the State Maritime Administration of Azerbaijan Republic, 44 vessels, 6 helicopters and more than 700 personnel of the abovementioned structures are involved in the search for the missing oilmen of which in the area with length of 100 km and width of 72 km.


Currently, it was made a decision to extend the area of search operation by analyzing weather condition, direction and speed of wind, underwater and above-water currents. The Headquarters is regularly exchanging information with all vessels and National Centers for Vessel Traffic Management of the Caspian states.


At the same time, personnel of Ministry of Emergency Situations and State Border Service are conducting the search operation.


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