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General summary and statistics of SAR operations 2013

950 SAR operations were carried out during 2013. In 914 of these, search and rescue units were dispatched. The total number of search and rescue units involved in operations during 2013 were 1620.

JRCC  (Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre) was also giving support to SAR services in adjacent countries and to national rescue services. Medical advice between vessels and medical doctors at the Tele Medical Advice Service (TMAS) in Göteborg were relayed at 438 occasions in 2013.

Detailed SAR statistics is available in Swedish only. Therefore, if you need further information on i.e. kind of accidents, objects, specific areas, please contact info@sjofartsverket.se.

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