SARMAP assisted search planning

About the course:

Quickly and effectively establish the location of the incident, identifying the search areas in order to calculate the drift of shipwreck survivors, objects or vessels which have disappeared at sea.

SARMAP is integrated in the Jovellanos Centre’s virtual platform, which can be accessed from any location, providing a useful and dynamic learning experience and a completely customised learning process.



target group

Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre operators, Maritime Rescue aircraft crews, masters and officers of the Merchant Marine.




  • Introduction to SARMAP. The marine environment. Interpretation of a SAR scenario. SAR operation outcome. Creating a SAR scenario.
  • Methodology and forecasts. Applying IAMSAR and Monte Carlo calculation methods.Deployment of search and rescue units (SRU).
  • Exercises based on case studies.

Complemented with individual and group activities, discussion forums and a final simulation exercise guided by an instructor.


Calendar. Upcoming courses

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  • Function: Maritime search and rescue
  • Type: On-line
  • Duration: 50 Hours
  • Teaching Hours: Delivered over a period of 8 weeks.

Contact & Location


Camín del Centro de Salvamento Nº 279 , 33393, Gijón, Spain

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