Delegations from China, Japan, Korea and Russia respectively introduced each country's general SAR performances last year and reviewed the cooperated SAR cases among four countries at the three-day meeting. The delegates further discussed around deep sea SAR technology, the criteria of judgement on SAR termination, aircrafts applied in maritime SAR and some subjects. During the meeting, delegates visited Shanghai MSA cruise and rescue ship "HaiXun 01" and DongHai No.1 Flying Service.
The meeting further strengthened communication and cooperation among maritime SAR operational level staff from the four countries. It played an important role in promoting regional SAR cooperation. The delegates agreed that international maritime SAR cooperation among countries in the Pacific Northwest need to be strengthened continuously through four countries' maritime SAR operational level meetings, working together to promote four countries' SAR capability. The next four countries' maritime SAR operational level meeting will be held in Japan.