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Is Satellite Imagery The Future Of Search-And-Rescue Operations?

The search for the schooner, Niña, missing in the Tasman Sea, is breaking new ground in the use of satellite images to locate mariners. The Niña that was carrying  David Dyche, an American mariner who works for Edison Chouest Offshore, … Continue reading

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Is this the Nina liferaft?

New Zealand search and rescue authorities have rejected requests to resume an official search for the missing American yacht Nina in the Tasman Sea. A privately funded New Zealand plane is searching the sea near Norfolk Island and in the … Continue reading

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Update: Searchers Ashore to Start Search for Wrecked Sailors

Finally, after delays caused by bureaucracy and 10-foot swells, 16 local searchers will make a land-based search of the island of Late, west of Vava’u, Tonga, for two sailors—an Australian, whose name has not been released, and British-Australian Ian Thompson, … Continue reading

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