IMRF Awards About & News Categories Individual #WomenInSAR Team Innovation & Technology Lifetime Achievement People's Choice Award Finalists 2021 Captain Chen Jian Anna Bertrandsson Littke Krista Lynn Elvidge Commander Maritime Dr. Suzanna Razali Chan Lifeboat Station Scheveningen Coastguard Nelson NSRI JetRIB Team The LARUS Project Patrick van Eyssen The Judges Sponsors Past Awards Awards 2019 Winners 2019 Finalists 2019 Isobel Tugwell Captain SONG Yin Captain HUANG Zhibin Daisy Gallardo Marine Rescue Port Macquarie Coastguard New Zealand & Other Teams Floating Rescue Stretcher Use of remotely controlled assets in Maritime SAR Clay Evans Arthur Allen Media Gallery 2019 News Articles 2019 Awards 2018 Winners Finalists Media Gallery 2018 Sponsors 2018 News Articles Awards 2017 Winners Finalists Media Gallery 2017 News Articles Awards 2016 Winners Finalists Media Gallery 2016 News Articles Captain SONG Yin, Donghai No.1 Rescue Flying Service of the Ministry of Transport Finalist of the IMRF Awards 2019 Category: #WomenInSAR Captain SONG Yin joined Donghai No.1 Rescue Flying Service of the Ministry of Transport after graduating from Shanghai Maritime University in 2008. She has gained extensive flying and technical experience and is one of China’s first female captains of a search and rescue helicopter. With more than 2,951 flying hours, including over 886 hours of rescue flying, Captain SONG has successfully rescued 207 people at sea. She is passionate about her flying career and maritime search and rescue and is already well known in China as a modern-day maritime heroine. On January 20, 2019, Capt. Song rescued a fisherman seriously injured by cables, from the fishing boat "Liao Da Jin Yu" in very bad weather. On the same day, another fishing boat was in distress and sank in very rough sea conditions, yet, without one second’s hesitation, she flew the second mission to rescue two people in the water who were distressed and exhausted. Photo & Video Gallery View the photos and video here. Photo Gallery of the IMRF Awards 2019 Day Or view the full IMRF Awards 2019 album in Flickr.