Emergency Evacuation

Definition(s)


Emergency Evacuation

An “Emergency Evacuation” is required when immediate or very imminent threat to human life is at stake, requiring quick and timely evacuation of personnel. In such a case the SAR helicopter can take up to 25 passengers.

Source: NOGEPA Industrial Guideline No. 20, Alerting Procedure SAR Helicopter for Drifting Vessel (NUC) Offshore, Netherlands, Version 0, January 2009. Global Standards