The Navy rescued 215 people at sea in the first semester

Date:

Share post:

The Navy saved 215 people at sea in the first half of the year, in the course of 210 search and rescue actions that, besides the Armed Forces, also involved Civil Protection and INEM, and sometimes merchant ships.

According to the results released today by the Navy, the Search and Rescue Coordination Centers in Lisbon and Ponta Delgada and the subcenter in Funchal have launched 210 actions in the first six months of the year, which resulted in the rescue of 215 people.

The Navy data indicates that the Lisbon coordination center was responsible for more than half of these actions (124), rescuing 160 people.

The one in Ponta Delgada rescued 44 people in 76 search and rescue actions and the one in Funchal rescued 11 people in 10 actions.

Related articles

Deaths and serious injuries increased in the 1st quarter of the year

Almost 8,000 accidents, which caused 103 deaths and 513 serious injuries, were recorded in the first three months...

Paris2024: Medal favorite label doesn’t bother world champion Iúri Leitão

The label of 'favorite' attached to Portuguese cyclist Iúri Leitão, the omnium world champion, doesn't bother the 'ace'...

Military patrols Santa Luzia mountain range to prevent fires

Army soldiers from the Póvoa do Varzim Services School will monitor the Serra de Santa Luzia, in Viana...

Work on the GNR school in Portalegre awaits approval from the Court of Auditors

The Secretary of State for Internal Administration announced today that the project for the new GNR training center...