Hendingar/Operations

Number
Date
Headline
Informer
2018-13
21.04.2018
Cospas Sarsat signal detected from fishing vessel
JRCC Bodø AFTN
Number 2018-13
Date 21.04.2018
Headline Cospas Sarsat signal detected from fishing vessel
Start time 1632 utc
Duration 1h 26min
Informer JRCC Bodø AFTN
Area SW of Faroe Islands
Participants MRCC Tórshavn - F/V Mascot
Particulars Epirb signal received from F/V Mascot. Water was coming into the epirb which was mounted on the bridge roof. The ship was in safe
2018-12
20.04.2018
Rescued tourist and airlifted to hospital.
Police
Number 2018-12
Date 20.04.2018
Headline Rescued tourist and airlifted to hospital.
Start time 12:26utc
Duration 2 hours 04 min
Informer Police
Area Kalsoy
Participants Atlantic Helicopters, Police, Hospital in Tórshavn and Klaksvík, Mountain Rescuers and MRCC/Tórshavnradio
Particulars Rescued injured tourist from north of Trøllanes and airlifted to hospital.
2018-11
18.04.2018
Medivac from fishing vessel Skoraberg
Hospital in Tórshavn
Number 2018-11
Date 18.04.2018
Headline Medivac from fishing vessel Skoraberg
Start time 1730utc
Duration 2 hr
Informer Hospital in Tórshavn
Area 135 nm south of Faroe Island
Participants Hospital, SAR-helo/oyhil, MRCC Tórshavn and Tórshavnradio
Particulars
2018-10
10.04.2018
Medevac from fishing vessel Stapin
Hospital in Tórshavn
Number 2018-10
Date 10.04.2018
Headline Medevac from fishing vessel Stapin
Start time 2315utc
Duration 1hr 35min
Informer Hospital in Tórshavn
Area 28 nm NNW of Mykines
Participants Hospital, SAR-helo/oyhil, MRCC Tórshavn and Tórshavnradio
Particulars
2018-09
09.04.2018
Medevac from MV / Havsand
Hospital in Tórshavn
Number 2018-09
Date 09.04.2018
Headline Medevac from MV / Havsand
Start time 0737 utc
Duration 2hrs 20min
Informer Hospital in Tórshavn
Area 100 nm ESE of Nólsoy
Participants The Hospital, SAR-helo/oyhih, Tórshavnradio and Mrcc Tórshavn.
Particulars
2018-08
13.03.2018
Rescued tourist and airlifted to hospital from Villingardalsfjall
Police
Number 2018-08
Date 13.03.2018
Headline Rescued tourist and airlifted to hospital from Villingardalsfjall
Start time 1200utc
Duration 2hours
Informer Police
Area Villingardalsfjall
Participants Police, Hospital, Atlantic Helecopters and MRCC Tórshavn
Particulars
2018-07
11.03.2018
Medevac from MF/Ritan
Police
Number 2018-07
Date 11.03.2018
Headline Medevac from MF/Ritan
Start time 1413 utc
Duration 28 min
Informer Police
Area Svínoy-eiði
Participants Police, Atlantic Helicopters, MRCC Tórshavn ,hospital in Tórshavn, paramedics from KL hospital , Ritan and local people.
Particulars
2018-06
04.03.2018
Medevac from Mascot/OW2164
Mascot
Number 2018-06
Date 04.03.2018
Headline Medevac from Mascot/OW2164
Start time 0054 utc
Duration 2hrs 54min
Informer Mascot
Area 120 nm SW of Faroe Islands
Participants The hospital, Mascot, Atlantic Helicopters and MRCC / Tórshavnradio
Particulars
2018-05
28.02.2018
Faroese fishing boat taking in water
Karlamagnus/XPLV
Number 2018-05
Date 28.02.2018
Headline Faroese fishing boat taking in water
Start time 2152utc
Duration 3hrs 17 min
Informer Karlamagnus/XPLV
Area 1 nm north off Kunoyarnakki
Participants Rescue Ziska, Brimil and MRCC Tórshavn
Particulars Faroese fishing boat Karlamagnus/XPLV required pump assistance 1 nm north off Kunoyarnakki. 4 persons on board. Rescue Ziska on scene 2250utc where two pumps were delivered. Afterwards Karlamagnus was towed into port of Klaksvík. Brimil on scene 2334utc following the boats throughout into Klaksvík.
2018-04
23.01.2018
Boat in risk of drifting ashore
Police
Number 2018-04
Date 23.01.2018
Headline Boat in risk of drifting ashore
Start time 12:40 UTC
Duration ½ hour
Informer Police
Area Kalsoyarfjørð
Participants Police, MRCC Tórshavn, Tórshavnradio, Rescue Ziska and M/V Bragd
Particulars A boat was reported to have lost the engine power in the southern area of Kalsoyarfjørð. The boat was drifting toward the rocky shore. A nearby boat and the Rescue Ziska were tasked to the scene. The boat was towed to the port in Klaksvík.
2018-02
11.01.2018
Medevac from Polarhav XPVI
Capitain
Number 2018-02
Date 11.01.2018
Headline Medevac from Polarhav XPVI
Start time 0217 utc
Duration 1h46m
Informer Capitain
Area NE of Faroes
Participants Polarhav, rescue helicopter HIL The hospital and Mrcc Tórshavn
Particulars
2018-03
11.01.2018
Searching for possible liferaft outside Kvívík
Local person
Number 2018-03
Date 11.01.2018
Headline Searching for possible liferaft outside Kvívík
Start time 1633
Duration 9 min
Informer Local person
Area Outside Kvívík
Participants Rescue Helicopter HIL
Particulars
2018-01
05.01.2018
Faroese trawler damaged by heavy sea - resulting in a total "black out".
Eysturbúgvin
Number 2018-01
Date 05.01.2018
Headline Faroese trawler damaged by heavy sea - resulting in a total "black out".
Start time 1628utc
Duration 17 hrs
Informer Eysturbúgvin
Area 85 nm southeast of Akraberg - Suðuroy.
Participants Eysturbúgvin, Vesturbúgvin, Vædderen, Brimil, SAR-helo/oyhil, Tórshavnradio, MRCC Tórshavn and AKO - Faroes.
Particulars Injured crewmember medevac from trawler Nýborg by faroese SAR-helo/oyhil to hospital in Tórshavn. Trawler initially escorted by Eysturbúgvin and Vesturbúgvin afterwards escorted by Vaedderen and Brimil to Runavík habour for repair.
2017-020
02.12.2017
Rescued person and airlifted to hospital from close to Leitisvatn
Hospital
Number 2017-020
Date 02.12.2017
Headline Rescued person and airlifted to hospital from close to Leitisvatn
Start time 12:48 UTC
Duration 1h 15m
Informer Hospital
Area
Participants Police, Hospital, Atlantic Helicopters and Mrcc Tórshavn
Particulars
2017-019
22.10.2017
Medevac from Polarhav XPVI
Hospital in Tórshavn
Number 2017-019
Date 22.10.2017
Headline Medevac from Polarhav XPVI
Start time 0835 utc
Duration 1h14m
Informer Hospital in Tórshavn
Area East of Faroes
Participants The Hospital, Polarhav, Rescue Helo HIH, Tórshavn Radio mand Mrcc Tórshavn.
Particulars
2017-018
16.10.2017
Boat taking on water
The Alarm Central
Number 2017-018
Date 16.10.2017
Headline Boat taking on water
Start time 13:53
Duration 3 hours
Informer The Alarm Central
Area 9-10 NM ESE of the Island of Svínoy
Participants Police, MRCC Tòrshavn, Rescue Helo HIL, Rescue Lív, Beinta and Borgarin.
Particulars At 13:53 UTC police contacted the MRCC as a boat was taking on water in a pos 9 NM east of the Islands and required immediate assistance. Vessels in the area were alerted and a rescue helicopter was scrambled from the airport. At 14:10 the leakage was stopped and the Rescue Boat Lív accompanied the vessel in need to the port of Tórshavn.
2017-017
11.09.2017
Possible life raft between Stong and Eystnes
Local person
Number 2017-017
Date 11.09.2017
Headline Possible life raft between Stong and Eystnes
Start time 12:30 utc
Duration 0h 23 min
Informer Local person
Area Stong and Eystnes
Participants Rescue Lív, Mrcc Tórshavn and Tórshavn Radio
Particulars False alert.
2017-016
31.08.2017
Collision between M/V Mykines and small boat Mars
Captain on Mykines
Number 2017-016
Date 31.08.2017
Headline Collision between M/V Mykines and small boat Mars
Start time 01:01
Duration Days
Informer Captain on Mykines
Area Skopunarfjørður
Participants MRCC Tórshavn, Brimil, Mykines, Bakur, Helo HIL, Skoraberg, Stelkur, Vestmenningur, Rescue Lív, Teistin
Particulars In the collision the small boat capsized. There were two men onboard. One of them was able to swim out of the wheelhouse and climb up on the front of the keel. Shortly afterwards he was rescued by a mob boat from the Mykines. The other man was newer seen coming out of the wheelhouse and the rescued person did never heard any lifesign from his fellow. Shortly afterwards the damaged boat sank.
2017-015
11.07.2017
Small boat aground
Number 2017-015
Date 11.07.2017
Headline Small boat aground
Start time 2110
Duration
Informer
Area Kirkjubø
Participants Rescue Lív, Police, local boat
Particulars Small boat aground. Got assistance from a local boat and Rescue Lív.
2017-014
08.07.2017
Boat drifting with engine trouble
Captain
Number 2017-014
Date 08.07.2017
Headline Boat drifting with engine trouble
Start time 0000 utc
Duration 2h
Informer Captain
Area Boroyanes
Participants Tjaldrið and MRCC
Particulars