Hendingar/Operations

Number
Date
Headline
Informer
2019-020
19.05.2019
Search for missing/overdue person in Suðuroy
Police
Number 2019-020
Date 19.05.2019
Headline Search for missing/overdue person in Suðuroy
Start time 2000
Duration 1h30min
Informer Police
Area Northern tip of Suðuroy
Participants Local Rescue team, Police, Mrcc Torshavn and Rescue Helo OY-HIL
Particulars Searched for overdue/missing tourist. Later found safe in Torshavn
2019-19
19.05.2019
Medivac from cruseliner
Captain
Number 2019-19
Date 19.05.2019
Headline Medivac from cruseliner
Start time 0500
Duration 1h
Informer Captain
Area 50 nm east of Faroe Island
Participants MRCC Tórshavn, Atlantic Helicopters an Central hospital
Particulars
2019-18
17.05.2019
Medevac from F/I Vessel Brimil
F/I Vessel Brimil
Number 2019-18
Date 17.05.2019
Headline Medevac from F/I Vessel Brimil
Start time 10:58
Duration 1 hr
Informer F/I Vessel Brimil
Area 45 nm southeast of Faroe
Participants Brimil, Rescue Helo, MRCC and Central Hospital
Particulars An injured person from at pleasure craft was transferred to the F/I vessel Brimil and then airlifted to the central hospital in Tórshavn.
2019-17
07.05.2019
Overdue Fishing Boat
Local citizen
Number 2019-17
Date 07.05.2019
Headline Overdue Fishing Boat
Start time 18:43
Duration 1 hr
Informer Local citizen
Area Southeast of Suðuroy
Participants Police, Atlantic Helicopters, Harbour Master in Vági, informer, local fishing boats and F/I Vessel Tjaldrið
Particulars A boat from Vági with one person aboard did not return from at fishing trip as expected. Hence relatives to the boatman warned the MRCC aboat the situation. With assistance from the Harbourmaster and from other fishing boats in the area the overdue boat was spotted as it returned to harbour safe and sound.
2019-16
28.04.2019
Collision 40nm west of Faroe Islands
DSC (Digital Selective Calling)
Number 2019-16
Date 28.04.2019
Headline Collision 40nm west of Faroe Islands
Start time 0000
Duration 8 hr
Informer DSC (Digital Selective Calling)
Area West of Faroe Islands
Participants MRCC and Tjaldri
Particulars
2019-15
04.04.2019
Rescued a small boat from running aground
Captain
Number 2019-15
Date 04.04.2019
Headline Rescued a small boat from running aground
Start time 1700
Duration 1 hr
Informer Captain
Area Nólsoyarfjørður
Participants MRCC an Rescue Lív
Particulars
2019-13
16.03.2019
Boat with a single person aboard missed
Police
Number 2019-13
Date 16.03.2019
Headline Boat with a single person aboard missed
Start time 12:47
Duration 1,5 hours
Informer Police
Area Eastern and central part of the Isles
Participants Police, Atlantic helicopters, Vørn, Arctic Command, Rescue Ziska, Rescue Vón and Rescue Sverri
Particulars Police reported a missing wooden boat with a single person aboard. The boat was last seen on the 15th at 17:39 UTC in Borðoyarvík. The destination confirmed to be the village Norðskláli. A search was established with designated surface vessels and a rescue helo. Informations were broadcasted on the maritime emergency channel.At 14:30 hours the construction vessel "Siri" reported to have found the boat close to the coastline south of Argir and that the person to be in safe condition.
2019-12
15.03.2019
Small fishing boat missing outside Saksun
Police
Number 2019-12
Date 15.03.2019
Headline Small fishing boat missing outside Saksun
Start time 18:00
Duration 6h
Informer Police
Area Vestmannasund
Participants Rescue Vón, Police, Atlantic Helicopters, Hospital in Tórshavn and MRCC Tórshavnradio
Particulars
2019-11
05.03.2019
Medevac from Borðan Nólsoy
Hospital Tórshavn
Number 2019-11
Date 05.03.2019
Headline Medevac from Borðan Nólsoy
Start time 15:10
Duration 30 min
Informer Hospital Tórshavn
Area Borðan, south end of Nólsoy.
Participants Hospital, Atlantic Helicopters and MRCC Tórshavn.
Particulars
2019-10
04.03.2019
Faroese fishing vessel Smaragd taking in water
Brimil
Number 2019-10
Date 04.03.2019
Headline Faroese fishing vessel Smaragd taking in water
Start time 2128utc
Duration 5h52m
Informer Brimil
Area Between Mjóvanes and Borðoyarnes
Participants Brimil, MRCC, Helo HIH and Ziska
Particulars
2019-09
24.02.2019
Frio Petropavlosk /5BVT4 ran ashore
Press
Number 2019-09
Date 24.02.2019
Headline Frio Petropavlosk /5BVT4 ran ashore
Start time 1630utc
Duration 2h
Informer Press
Area Skálafjørðurin
Participants Runavíkar Havn and boat tugs
Particulars
2019-08
12.02.2019
Live SSAS alert from Vestland
Vestland
Number 2019-08
Date 12.02.2019
Headline Live SSAS alert from Vestland
Start time 1525
Duration 15
Informer Vestland
Area Hvalvík
Participants MRCC Tórshavn
Particulars Live SSAS alert rcvd from Danish registered vessel Vestland. Point of contact was contacted and informed. MRCC informed of radio survey onboard. Hence, alert disregarded.
2019-07
06.02.2019
Fire in small boat
Police
Number 2019-07
Date 06.02.2019
Headline Fire in small boat
Start time 1708
Duration 0h39m
Informer Police
Area East of Viðareiði
Participants Rescue Ziska, Morgunroðin, Police, MRCC Torshavn
Particulars Small fishing boat reported fire onboard. The fire was extinguished by own crew. The boat was then towed to harbour.
2019-06
01.02.2019
Call from MRCC Gris-nez about DSC from NL trawler
MRCC Gris-nez
Number 2019-06
Date 01.02.2019
Headline Call from MRCC Gris-nez about DSC from NL trawler
Start time 13:12
Duration 2 min
Informer MRCC Gris-nez
Area North Sea
Participants JRCC Denmark
Particulars Call from MRCC Gris-nez regarding DSC Distress from NL trawler in Danish waters. JRCC was contacted, and took action from there.
2019-05
25.01.2019
Medevac from Katrin Jóhanna / XPWC
Police
Number 2019-05
Date 25.01.2019
Headline Medevac from Katrin Jóhanna / XPWC
Start time 10:32
Duration 3h24m
Informer Police
Area West of Shetland
Participants MRCC Tórshavn, Shetland Coastguard and Rescue helicopter from Stornoway
Particulars
2019-03
19.01.2019
Red rocket observed from shore.
Police / Person from Gøta.
Number 2019-03
Date 19.01.2019
Headline Red rocket observed from shore.
Start time 08:35
Duration 2h25m
Informer Police / Person from Gøta.
Area Area: Gøtuvík, Leirvíksfjord, Borðoyavík.
Participants Atlantic Helicopters, Rescue Ziska, Samson KG 408, Brimil, Vædderen, Mrcc-Tórshavnradio.
Particulars
2019-04
19.01.2019
Searching for tourists on Villingadalsfjalli
Police/people from Viðareiði
Number 2019-04
Date 19.01.2019
Headline Searching for tourists on Villingadalsfjalli
Start time 20:20
Duration 1h06m
Informer Police/people from Viðareiði
Area Villingadalsfjalli
Participants Police, Atlantic Helicopters, rescue crew from Viðaeiði and MRCC Tórshavn.
Particulars Tourists were located, they were camping and not in danger.
2019-02
11.01.2019
Searching for missing person in Fugloy
Police
Number 2019-02
Date 11.01.2019
Headline Searching for missing person in Fugloy
Start time 2213UTC
Duration 3 days
Informer Police
Area Fugloy
Participants Police, MRCC Tórshavn, OXJ, Atlantic Helicopters, Brimil and local people
Particulars
2019-01
03.01.2019
Red rocket observed from shore
Police
Number 2019-01
Date 03.01.2019
Headline Red rocket observed from shore
Start time 19:01
Duration 30 min
Informer Police
Area Area between Borðoy and Kunoy
Participants Police, local informer, ferry Sam and F/V Kallanes
Particulars A local person observed a red rocket in the air over the waters northwest of Klaksvig harbor. A ship in the area could not confirm anything unusual after a short search. A short while afterwards, another ship could tell that they had seen a rocket at that moment, which they considered to be an ordinary firework. The search was subsequently canceled.
2018-41
12.12.2018
False EPIRB distress signal received
Signal received by fax
Number 2018-41
Date 12.12.2018
Headline False EPIRB distress signal received
Start time 0914 UTC
Duration 2h30m
Informer Signal received by fax
Area North Norway
Participants MRCC Tórshavn, JRCC Bodø, MRCC Murmansk
Particulars