Assistance to the ship in distress, personnel search and rescue. Start is non-simultaneous. The ship enters the location area of a small-sized drifting ship "in distress". According to the ship commander decision the crew conducts search and rescue of human manikins afloat, boarding of a rescue group to the ship in distress, and fixing of the towing painter, then rescue group returns on board of the ship. Towing of "ship in distress" is conducted at a speed of no more than 8 knots till the finish.