Fourth Joint Arctic SAR Workshop and TTX 2019

The Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO), the Icelandic Coast Guard (ICG) and the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre in Northern Norway (JRCC NN), invite cruise operators, SAR responders and other relevant stakeholders to join us for the Fourth Arctic Search & Rescue (SAR) Workshop & Table-Top Exercise (TTX). The overall objective for the Joint Arctic SAR TTX is to ensure safe Arctic cruise operations.

Date: April 9th, 2019 – April 10th, 2019
Location: Reykjavik

Program will be made available in due time.


Please note that all participants must book their own hotel.

AECO has a block reservations of rooms on Center Hotel Plaza in Reykjavik, offered at EUR 195 per room per night. The hotel is located a 6 minutes’ walk from the venue where the event will take place. You can make reservations using the code 105478  to In order to complete the reservation, you must also fill out this credit card authorization form and send it to

Please note that reservations under this agreement, will only be accepted until February 11th. Vacant rooms will be released after this date.


The event will take place at Iðnó, Vonarstræti 3, 101 Reykjavik

Previous events

See the program for previous years below:

Program 2018

Program 2017

Program 2016 

Reports from previous years are available here:

2018 AECO Joint Arctic SAR TTX and workshop 

2017 AECO Joint Arctic SAR TTX and workshop 

2016 AECO Joint Arctic SAR TTX and workshop