II960E IAMSAR Manual: Volume I

*New Edition to be published July 2019*

IAMSAR Manual: Volume I, 2016 Edition

The 2016 edition incorporates amendments adopted by ICAO and approved by the IMO Maritime Safety Committee. The 2015 amendments enter into force on 1 July 2016.


Organization and Management (Volume I) discusses the global SAR system concept, establishment and improvement of national and regional SAR systems, and co-operation with neighbouring States to provide effective and economical SAR services. This Manual is published jointly by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

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