Hendingar/Operations

Number
Date
Headline
Informer
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
2017-013
06.07.2017
Medevac from seismic vessel Geo Coral / LACA8
Geo Coral
Number 2017-013
Date 06.07.2017
Headline Medevac from seismic vessel Geo Coral / LACA8
Start time 1641 utc
Duration 2h 46m
Informer Geo Coral
Area South of Suðuroy
Participants MRCC/Tórshavnradio, Geo Coral, Atlantic Helicopters and the hospital in Tórshavn
Particulars
2017-012
05.07.2017
Injured persons airlifted to hospital from a gorge nearby the village Saksun
Police
Number 2017-012
Date 05.07.2017
Headline Injured persons airlifted to hospital from a gorge nearby the village Saksun
Start time 14:40
Duration 1h 10m
Informer Police
Area Saksunardalur
Participants Police, Atlantic Helicopter, Central Hospital and MRCC Tórshavn
Particulars At 14:40 local time, the police required assistance from a rescue helicopter, in order to airlift two persons from Saksunadalur to the hospital in Tórshavn for emergency treatment. The two male individuals were involved in an accident in a gorge on the hillside about 4 kilometers south of Saksun.
2017-011
09.06.2017
Fire in Factory/ Varðin Pelagic
Police
Number 2017-011
Date 09.06.2017
Headline Fire in Factory/ Varðin Pelagic
Start time 08:53
Duration 11h37m
Informer Police
Area Tvøroyri Harbour Area
Participants Fire Brigades, Police,Rescue Helo, C/G Vessels Brimil & Tjaldrið, Naval Vessel Triton, Tug Samson, Rescueboat Lív
Particulars A major fire in Varðin Pelagic fish factory in the harbour area at Tvøroyri.The local fire brigade assisted by personel and equipment from Torshavn and Vagar Airport were fighting the fire from shore side.The vessels, Brimil, Tjaldrið and Samson were fighting the fire from sea side with FiFi water jets. Naval vessel Triton was standing by.A rescue helicopter was transporting key personel to the scene, and was standing by for possible med-transports.
2017-010
11.05.2017
Medevac from Havbúgvin XPYL
Havbúgvin
Number 2017-010
Date 11.05.2017
Headline Medevac from Havbúgvin XPYL
Start time 11:38
Duration 3h12m
Informer Havbúgvin
Area South of Suðuroy
Participants Mrcc/Tórshavnradio, Atlantic Helicopter, Havbúgvin and the Hospital in Tórshavn.
Particulars
2017-009
04.05.2017
Fire onboard a small fishing boat
The fishing boat
Number 2017-009
Date 04.05.2017
Headline Fire onboard a small fishing boat
Start time 2049 utc
Duration 0h 51m
Informer The fishing boat
Area East of Sandoy
Participants MRCC, Tórshavnradio, Brimil and Víkingur
Particulars At 2049 hrs utc a small fishing boat reported fire and much smoke from engine room. At 2111 hrs utc the fishing boat had control over the situation. At 2140 hrs utc Brimil started towing the fishing boat to Runavík.
2017-008
20.04.2017
Missing person
Police
Number 2017-008
Date 20.04.2017
Headline Missing person
Start time 1944
Duration 12h42
Informer Police
Area Around Mjørkadal
Participants Police, Havnar Bjargingarfelag, Kollafjarðar Bjargingarfelag, Atlantic Helicopters and Mrcc Tórshavn
Particulars
2017-007
01.04.2017
Fire reported
Police
Number 2017-007
Date 01.04.2017
Headline Fire reported
Start time 0040
Duration 0h54m
Informer Police
Area Vesturi Undir Síðu
Participants Brimil, Rescue Lív, Tórshavnar Sløkkilið
Particulars Fire reported in area Vesturi Undir Síðu. The area was investigated but no fire observed.
2017-006
20.03.2017
Medevac and assistance to small fishingboat
Owner of the boat
Number 2017-006
Date 20.03.2017
Headline Medevac and assistance to small fishingboat
Start time 13:05
Duration 1H40M
Informer Owner of the boat
Area North of teh Faroe Isalnd
Participants Annika,Helicopter HIL, Rescue Vón, Rescue Ziska, Eiðis Bjargingarfelag, Marian M, Barmur Brimil , Mrcc/Oxj and Police
Particulars
2017-005
17.03.2017
Missing person
Police
Number 2017-005
Date 17.03.2017
Headline Missing person
Start time 20:14
Duration 1 hour
Informer Police
Area Around Viðareiði
Participants Police, Atlantic Helicopters, Vagar Airport and MRCC Tórshavn
Particulars
2017-004-
10.03.2017
Small boat taking in water
Vørn
Number 2017-004-
Date 10.03.2017
Headline Small boat taking in water
Start time 12:24
Duration 0h 30m
Informer Vørn
Area Nólsoyarfjørður
Participants Oxj, Mrcc, Rescue Lív and Tórshavnar sløkkilið
Particulars