Search for missing/overdue person in Suðuroy
Headline Search for missing/overdue person in Suðuroy
Start time 2008
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.
Medivac from cruseliner
Headline Medivac from cruseliner
Start time 0500
Area 50 nm east of Faroe Island
Participants MRCC Tórshavn, Atlantic Helicopters an Central hospital
Medevac from F/I Vessel Brimil
F/I Vessel Brimil
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.
Overdue Fishing Boat
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.
Collision 40nm west of Faroe Islands
DSC (Digital Selective Calling)
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
Rescued a small boat from running aground
Headline Rescued a small boat from running aground
Start time 1700
Duration 1 hr
Participants MRCC an Rescue Lív
Boat with a single person aboard missed
Headline Boat with a single person aboard missed
Start time 12:47
Duration 1,5 hours
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.
Small fishing boat missing outside Saksun
Headline Small fishing boat missing outside Saksun
Start time 18:00
Participants Rescue Vón, Police, Atlantic Helicopters, Hospital in Tórshavn and MRCC Tórshavnradio
Medevac from Borðan Nólsoy
Headline Medevac from Borðan Nólsoy
Start time 15:10
Duration 30 min
Area Borðan, south end of Nólsoy.
Participants Hospital, Atlantic Helicopters and MRCC Tórshavn.
Faroese fishing vessel Smaragd taking in water
Headline Faroese fishing vessel Smaragd taking in water
Start time 2128utc
Area Between Mjóvanes and Borðoyarnes
Participants Brimil, MRCC, Helo HIH and Ziska
Frio Petropavlosk /5BVT4 ran ashore
Headline Frio Petropavlosk /5BVT4 ran ashore
Start time 1630utc
Participants Runavíkar Havn and boat tugs
Live SSAS alert from Vestland
Headline Live SSAS alert from Vestland
Start time 1525
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.
Fire in small boat
Headline Fire in small boat
Start time 1708
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.
Call from MRCC Gris-nez about DSC from NL trawler
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.
Medevac from Katrin Jóhanna / XPWC
Headline Medevac from Katrin Jóhanna / XPWC
Start time 10:32
Area West of Shetland
Participants MRCC Tórshavn, Shetland Coastguard and Rescue helicopter from Stornoway
Red rocket observed from shore.
Police / Person from Gøta.
Headline Red rocket observed from shore.
Start time 08:35
Informer Police / Person from Gøta.
Area Area: Gøtuvík, Leirvíksfjord, Borðoyavík.
Participants Atlantic Helicopters, Rescue Ziska, Samson KG 408, Brimil, Vædderen, Mrcc-Tórshavnradio.
Searching for tourists on Villingadalsfjalli
Police/people from Viðareiði
Headline Searching for tourists on Villingadalsfjalli
Start time 20:20
Informer Police/people from Viðareiði
Participants Police, Atlantic Helicopters, rescue crew from Viðaeiði and MRCC Tórshavn.
Particulars Tourists were located, they were camping and not in danger.
Searching for missing person in Fugloy
Headline Searching for missing person in Fugloy
Start time 2213UTC
Duration 3 days
Participants Police, MRCC Tórshavn, OXJ, Atlantic Helicopters, Brimil and local people
Red rocket observed from shore
Headline Red rocket observed from shore
Start time 19:01
Duration 30 min
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.
False EPIRB distress signal received
Signal received by fax
Headline False EPIRB distress signal received
Start time 0914 UTC
Informer Signal received by fax
Area North Norway
Participants MRCC Tórshavn, JRCC Bodø, MRCC Murmansk