|The Future Development of Maritime
Search and Rescue in Thailand
Jantarapakde *(The Full Text view in Thai Language only)*
The dissertation is a study of the maritime
search and rescue in Thailand with a view to achieve a safe standard that would ensure the
safety of the person in distress at sea such as passengers, mariners, in Thai waters and
neighbouring countries. Currently, the there has not been a specific SAR organisation in
A brief look is taken into the background of the
maritime situation in Thailand and also the background of global maritime search and
rescue system. Chapter Two indicate the needs of a search and rescue organisation with
analysis, taking into account the main factors of risk.
In Chapter Three the maritime SAR legislation are
discussed. The role of IMO in promoting Safety of Life at Sea and the International
Maritime Conventions related to maritime SAR are described in this Chapter.
The role of satellite communication in SAR
operations are discussed in Chapter Four. The paper examines the Maritime Distress and
safety System and its communications equipment for ships. The Inmarsat system and
COSPAS-SARSAT are also included.
Chapter Five specifies the SAR organisation in
Thailand. The study include the examination of SAR resources, proposals on institutional
framework, Rescue coordination Centre, and for personnel training needs.
The concluding Chapter examines the results and
give recommendations for improving the maritime search and rescue in Thailand.
KEYWORDS: Thailand, Search and Rescue (SAR), MRCC,