Hendingar/Operations

Number
Date
Headline
Informer
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
2018-40
10.12.2018
Medevac from Sandfelli near Elduvík
Police
Number 2018-40
Date 10.12.2018
Headline Medevac from Sandfelli near Elduvík
Start time 1310
Duration 1h
Informer Police
Area Near Elduvík to Torshavn
Participants Police, Atlantic Helicopters, MRCC Tórshavn and Hospital in Tórshavn
Particulars
2018-39
02.12.2018
Medevac from Nýborg / XPUG
Nýborg
Number 2018-39
Date 02.12.2018
Headline Medevac from Nýborg / XPUG
Start time 0958
Duration 2h10m
Informer Nýborg
Area East of Faroes
Participants
Particulars
2018-38
26.11.2018
Small fishingboat aground at south end off Trøllhøvdi (Høvdasund), and one person rescued
Police
Number 2018-38
Date 26.11.2018
Headline Small fishingboat aground at south end off Trøllhøvdi (Høvdasund), and one person rescued
Start time 1810
Duration 1 hr
Informer Police
Area Trøllhøvdi, Høvdasund
Participants Brimil, Rescue Sverri, Anrana, Atlantic Helecopters and MRCC Tórshavn
Particulars
2018-37
18.11.2018
Mayday on VHF ch16
Norðsøki
Number 2018-37
Date 18.11.2018
Headline Mayday on VHF ch16
Start time 2010
Duration 30min
Informer Norðsøki
Area North of Faroe Island
Participants MRCC Tórshavn, Norðsøki and Kallanes
Particulars
2018-36
31.10.2018
Medevac from Næraberg to Hospital in Trondheim
Næraberg
Number 2018-36
Date 31.10.2018
Headline Medevac from Næraberg to Hospital in Trondheim
Start time 1731utc
Duration 7 hrs 30 min
Informer Næraberg
Area 300 nm NE of the Faroes
Participants JRCC Bodoe, JRCC Stavanger, MRCC Tórshavn, off shore Helicopter and rescue Sea King helicopter
Particulars Medevac from Næraberg approx. 230 mn west off Norway to Hospital in Trondheim
2018-35
21.10.2018
Medevac from Tróndur í Gøtu to Hospital in Tórshavn
Hospital in Tórshavn
Number 2018-35
Date 21.10.2018
Headline Medevac from Tróndur í Gøtu to Hospital in Tórshavn
Start time 0914utc
Duration 2 hrs 59 min
Informer Hospital in Tórshavn
Area 160 nm NE of Tórshavn
Participants Rescue helicopter, Hospital in Tórshavn, MRCC Tórshavn and Tórshavnradio
Particulars