Maritime Security and Rescue Society

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Spanish Maritime Safety Agency
Salvamento Marítimo
Emblem of the Spanish Maritime Safety Agency.svg
SASEMAR Emblem
Abbreviation SASEMAR
Formation 24 November 1992
Headquarters Madrid
Location
Region served Spain
Official language Spanish
Parent organization Ministerio de Fomento
Dirección General de la Marina Mercante
Budget 215 million €
Staff 1,453
Website www.salvamentomaritimo.es

The Sociedad de Salvamento y Seguridad Marítima (literally: Maritime Security and Rescue Society) also known as SASEMAR or Salvamento Marítimo is a sea search and rescue organisation, that operates in Spain.

Is the body in charge of maritime traffic control, safety and rescue operations, as well as protection of the maritime environment, but lacks any law enforcement responsibilities. The agency runs 20 rescue coordination centers (RCC), employs a staff of 1500 and operates a fleet of 19 vessels, 54 boats, 11 helicopters and 4 airplanes.

Tugoboats[edit]

-María Maeztu Class

Buques de la clase María de Maeztu[1]
Name Code Year Power (cv.) Displ. (tons.) Length (m.) Area
María Pita BS-14 2007 5 500 60 39,7 Galicia (Rías Bajas)
María Zambrano BS-22 2007 5 500 60 39,7 Golfo de Cádiz
María de Maeztu BS-13 2008 5 500 60 39,7 Cornisa Cantábrica
Marta Mata BS-33 2008 5 500 60 39,7 Baleares
Sar Mastelero BS-23 2010 5 500 60 39,7 Southern Mediterranean
Sar Gavia BS-15 2010 5 500 60 39,7 Galicia (Rías Altas)
Sar Mesana BS-34 2010 5 500 60 39,7 Levante
Buques de la Clase Luz de Mar[2]
Main article: Clase Luz de Mar
Name Code Year Power (cv.) Displ. (tons.) Length (m.) Area
Luz de Mar BS-41 2005 10 300 128 56 Strait
Miguel de Cervantes BS-21 2005 10 300 128 56 Canarias

-Don Inda Class

Buques de la Clase Don Inda[3]
Main article: Clase Don Inda
Name Code Year Power (cv.) Displ. (tons.) Length (m.) Area
Don Inda BS-11 2006 20 600 228 80 Atlantic
Clara Campoamor BS-32 2007 20 600 228 80 Mediterranean

Lifeboats[edit]

-Salvamar Class

-Guardamar Class

Aircraft[edit]

A Maritime Security and Rescue Society AW139SAR rescue helicopter

Aircraft accidents[edit]

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sea-rescue.info - Embarcaciones de Salvamento - SaSeMar 3 / 39.70 mm" (in Spanish). Sea-rescue.info. Retrieved 21 June 2009. 
  2. ^ "Sea-rescue.info - Embarcaciones de Salvamento - SaSeMar 3 / 56.00 m" (in Spanish). Sea-rescue.info. Retrieved 21 June 2009. 
  3. ^ "Sea-rescue.info - Embarcaciones de Salvamento - SaSeMar 3 / 80.00 m" (in Spanish). Sea-rescue.info. Retrieved 21 June 2009. 

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