The SAR Seminar and SAR NOR 2017 of the Baltic Sea Region Border Control Cooperation (BSRBCC) took place from 31 May to 2 June 2017 in Stavern, Norway. The meeting was attended by 23 participants from eight countries and Frontex.

SAR NOR 2017 was performed as a Table Top Exercise lead by the Norwegian Coast Guard focusing on relevant scenarios for Search and Rescue operations in the maritime domain.

Other topics covered during the meeting were:

  • Member states' organisational structure in SAR
  • Boarding procedures in Frontex-coordinated operations – the Handbook
  • Shared experiences from Frontex operations
  • The use of drones in SAR

SAR Seminar and SAR NOR 2017 of the Baltic Sea Region Border Control Cooperation