Two people saved at sea

… so far this year

SANAS boat, with two people saved at sea in the region so far this year

In the first two months of the year, 97 search and rescue actions were registered and 139 people were saved at sea, in the Portuguese maritime zone, including the Madeira and Azores archipelagos.

According to a note from the Navy, two people were saved at sea in the Madeira Archipelago. “At Funchal’s Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Sub-centre (MRSC Funchal) two actions were carried out resulting in two lives being saved,” added the Navy’s statement, which records 44 incidents in the area corresponding to the Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Center. (MRCC) in Lisbon, in which 90 people were saved. In the Ponta Delgada MRCC area of ​​responsibility covering the Azores, 17 search and rescue actions were coordinated, with 5 people being rescued.

COVID-19 in Madeira: updates can be found in an earlier post

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