Twenty-two search and rescue actions were coordinated by the Funchal Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Subcentre this year.
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Due to the bad weather, the search for the tourist who went missing in the Calheta area yesterday has been suspended. The operation will continue tomorrow morning.
On the 4th of May, the Union of Workers in Public Functions of the South and Autonomous Regions (STPFSSRA) and Social Services of the South and Autonomous Regions and the Socio-Professional Association of the Maritime Police (ASPPM), expressed themselves in a joint communiqué, against the proposed increased warden stay at the Savage Islands from 15 to 21 days as part of a National Maritime Authority (AMN), naval cost cutting exercise.
The Navy, in conjunction with the Funchal Maritime Search and Rescue coordination sub-centre, the captain of the Port of Funchal and the Regional Civil Protection Service, this morning rescued a crew member from a fishing vessel located 8 nautical miles south of Câmara de Lobos. According to the Navy the victim, a 57-year-old man, had deep cuts to his face made by a hook.