The IMRF is pleased to announce the appointment of the first IMRF Honorary Ambassador. Captain Song Jiahiu was presented with his certificate of appointment on 15 November in Beijing, during the recent APRC Board Meeting.

The presentation was made by Michael Vlasto, former IMRF Chairman and Vice Chair of the APRC Board. Captain Song was appointed in recognition of his work in the field of maritime SAR and his ongoing commitment to the work of the IMRF.