China News Service, Beijing, August 31 (Reporter Zhou Yin) The reporter learned from a press conference held by the Ministry of Transport of China on the 31st that since 2021, the Chinese Salvage System has successfully rescued 247 foreign personnel and foreign ships 12 Ship.

  Zhang Jianxin, deputy director of the Salvage and Salvage Bureau of the Ministry of Transport, said here that after the outbreak of the new crown pneumonia, according to the overall planning and deployment of the Ministry of Transport to respond to the joint prevention and control mechanism of the new crown pneumonia epidemic, the rescue system fully considers the complex and severe situation of the epidemic outside the country (border). The "extroverted" characteristics of emergency rescue work, combined with the actual rescue work, continuously scientifically optimize and refine the emergency rescue action plan involving foreign ships and personnel, strictly carry out closed management of rescued personnel and rescue personnel involved in the operation, and focus on The key links such as the verification of persons in distress, rescued placement, follow-up tracking and protection of rescuers, the elimination of salvage equipment, and the setting of isolation areas on ships have been strengthened to ensure that under the premise of effectively preventing the spread of the epidemic, the safe and efficient implementation of foreign ships and Rescue operations for foreigners in distress.

  Zhang Jianxin said that in order to ensure comprehensive, reliable and efficient emergency assistance during the epidemic, the task unit will strengthen communication and coordination with search and rescue, maritime, customs, health, immigration and border inspection departments and shipowners or agents before performing rescue tasks. Timely sharing of information, timely management and control of personnel, and timely handling of the epidemic.

At the same time, make full use of nucleic acid testing, health codes, ship personnel dynamic information, etc., to study and judge the health status of foreign personnel, scientifically evaluate the safety risks of emergency rescue operations, and accurately formulate specific emergency action plans and prevention and control measures.

  In addition, during the execution of rescue missions, the Chinese Salvage System scientifically controls the number of people directly involved in the rescue, and requires rescuers to fully protect themselves.

After the rescue mission is over, the Chinese rescue system will effectively kill the rescued personnel in the area involved, and track their health status in a timely and effective manner through health codes, nucleic acid detection and other means.

Before the health is determined, the personnel involved in the rescue will be isolated and controlled to ensure effective prevention of the spread of the epidemic.