Mumbai sources reported that the United States Consulate in Mumbai on Monday awarded 26 Indian shipping companies which participated in the US Coast Guard (USCG)’s Automated Mutual assistance Vessel Rescue (AMVER) programs. Meanwhile the AMVER in a worldwide initiative that ensures quick and efficient rescue of disabled or distressed ships at sea, saving the lives of sailors and ensuring continuity of shipping operations.
Accordingly US Consul General in Mumbai Edgard Kagan said that AMVER, now in its Diamond Jubilee year, is an excellent example of mutual assistance and partnership. Kagan said “These awards are an opportunity to recognize the Indian merchant mariners and their efforts to facilitate world trade while preserving safety at sea”.
Moreover when presenting the awards jointly with
Kagan, India’s Director General of Shipping Malini V. Shankar said that AMVER
is a unique and voluntary global ship reporting system used worldwide to
arrange for assistance to ships and sailors in distress at sea. Shankar added “Instead
of relying only on specialized rescue operations, this initiative provides an
excellent opportunity for mutual cooperation on the seas. AMVER is an enduring
example of international public-private partnership”.
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