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Technical assistance for floating vessel
Rescue and Coordination Centre JRCC Tallinn shall respond to all the emergency signals with utmost attention. In case of accident at sea, the duty officer shall address every case separately in order to decide which kind of backup must be sent to the accident place.
Every skipper shall be responsible for himself and his own vessel: for technical condition and navigation equipment and for sufficient supply of fuel. In Estonia, the technical assistance for the floating vessels is not regulated by the law.
Towing is not the work of Police and Border Guard.
Certainly, the vessel is observed in case of distress in order to prevent the dangerous incidents. The duty officer of Rescue and Coordination Centre JRCC Tallinn is monitoring the situation and if the situation has changed dangerous, the officer may make the decision to start towing the vessel.
Upon the other circumstances, Rescue and Coordination Centre JRCC Tallinn shall forward the necessary contacts of the companies or private persons who are operating with towing service provision.