In order to strengthen the responding ability of maritime accidents, Macau maritime and water bureau with other related department held the ” Maritime accident emergency responding drill in 2019″ in Macau on Mar 6th,2019.
The drill was simulated crashes by two ships on the sea, The bow of one ship with limited self-navigation was damaged, There were 25 crew members and passengers on the board, of whom 6 were slightly injured, another crew member fell into the water and disappeared in the collision. And there were 20 crew members and passengers on another ship, of whom 8 were slightly injured, another two crew members fell into the water and disappeared in the collision.
Upon receipt of the notification, The vessel traffic service department started up the emergency rescue plan for maritime accidents promptly, The related department arranged ships to the accident site immediately, and adopted JTT drone T60 v2 to source and locate 3 drowning person so that they were saved in shorter time.
The drill was finished in 12:00am successfully, and It lasted about 90 minutes, The whole process went smoothly and achieved the desired goal.
It was heavy rainy during the drill, and the wind and waves are strong, It increased the difficulties of the drill, but JTT drone T60 v2 assisted to source and locate the drowning person successfully with strong performance, After this drill, The emergency responding ability of maritime accidents were strengthen to make sure the maritime safety.