Hendingar/Operations

Number
Date
Headline
Informer
2019-033
26.08.2019
Boat drifting w/o engine power
Captain
Number 2019-033
Date 26.08.2019
Headline Boat drifting w/o engine power
Start time 1700
Duration 2h
Informer Captain
Area Kalsoyarfjørður
Participants MRCC Tórshavn and ZISKA
Particulars Boat drifting towards shore w/o engine power. Rescue Ziska dispatched and towed the vessel to port. Boat anchor holding before drifting ashore.
2019-032
12.08.2019
Medevac from Ormadalur
National Hospital
Number 2019-032
Date 12.08.2019
Headline Medevac from Ormadalur
Start time 1600
Duration 1h
Informer National Hospital
Area Ormadalur in Viðoy - close to Enniberg
Participants Local informer, Atalantic Helicopters, National Hospital and MRCC Torshavn
Particulars Medevac of an injured person - broken leg - to the National Hospital
2019-031
09.08.2019
Medevac from Cruise Ship Boudicca
Captain
Number 2019-031
Date 09.08.2019
Headline Medevac from Cruise Ship Boudicca
Start time 2045
Duration 2h
Informer Captain
Area 60 NM SW of Faroes
Participants Vessel's Captain, Atlantic Helicopters, National Hospital/Ambulance Service and MRCC Tórshavn
Particulars Medevac of a sick passenger to the National Hospital.
2019-030
03.08.2019
Distress Rocket
Police
Number 2019-030
Date 03.08.2019
Headline Distress Rocket
Start time 2300
Duration 1h
Informer Police
Area Æðuvík
Participants Police, local informer, FV Oknin.
Particulars An emergency rocket and a flare were observed from the village of Æðuvík. After the police arrived, it was confirmed by the locals that the emergency signals were fired from the village by foreign tourists in connection with a special event. 
2019-029
23.07.2019
Small boat taking in water in Djúpini
Police
Number 2019-029
Date 23.07.2019
Headline Small boat taking in water in Djúpini
Start time 1000
Duration 4h30min
Informer Police
Area Djúpini
Participants Brimil, Fagranes, Police and MRCC Torshavn
Particulars Boat with 7 persons onboard hit something in the water while they were sailing in Djúpini. The boat started to take in water. Brimil rescued 6 persons from the boat. 1 person stayed onboard together with crew from Brimil to stop the leak. The boat was towed by Brimil to Klaksvík.
2019-028
03.07.2019
Medevac from vesturi á Víkum
Inreach from International Emergency Response Coordination Centre
Number 2019-028
Date 03.07.2019
Headline Medevac from vesturi á Víkum
Start time 1120
Duration 2h40min
Informer Inreach from International Emergency Response Coordination Centre
Area Vesturi á Víkum
Participants Rescue Sverri, Silja Star, Ambulance Services and MRCC Torshavn
Particulars Rescue Sverri transported one person to the ambulance services who took the person to the National Hospital. Rescue Sverri then transported the rest of the kayakers to the Port of Miðvagur
2019-027
03.07.2019
Small boat with engine trouble in Mykinesfjord.
M/B Skarvur 
Number 2019-027
Date 03.07.2019
Headline Small boat with engine trouble in Mykinesfjord.
Start time 1645
Duration 4h
Informer M/B Skarvur 
Area Mykinesfjord
Participants Rescue Sverri, Skarvur, Bóghvíti and MRCC Torshavn
Particulars Rescue Sverri towed the Bóghvíti to port.
2019-026
03.07.2019
Capsized kayak near Enniberg
Kayak-team
Number 2019-026
Date 03.07.2019
Headline Capsized kayak near Enniberg
Start time 1700
Duration 4h
Informer Kayak-team
Area Northern tip of Faroe Islands
Participants MRCC Tórshavn, Local Rescue team, Police, Rescue Helo OY-HIL, Rescue Lív, Rescue Vón, Eina Mikkelsen, Búðardalur and Klaksvík Fire Brigade
Particulars Searched for 9 capsized kayak in northen tip of Faroe Islands.
2019-025
26.06.2019
Small boat capsized near the pier at Tórshavn harbour
Police
Number 2019-025
Date 26.06.2019
Headline Small boat capsized near the pier at Tórshavn harbour
Start time 2100
Duration 30min
Informer Police
Area Tórshavn harbour
Participants MRCC Tórshavn, Rescue Lív and Police
Particulars Small boat with 2 people onborard capsized in Tórshavn harbour.
2019-024
20.06.2019
Medevac of a person from Kallsoy
National Hospital
Number 2019-024
Date 20.06.2019
Headline Medevac of a person from Kallsoy
Start time 1615
Duration 1h
Informer National Hospital
Area Troellanes
Participants National Hospital, MRCC Tórshavn and Rescue Helo OY-HIL
Particulars Injured person transported by HELO to the National Hospital
2019-023
15.06.2019
Medevac from Svínoy
National Hospital
Number 2019-023
Date 15.06.2019
Headline Medevac from Svínoy
Start time 1645
Duration 1h
Informer National Hospital
Area Svínoy
Participants Rescue HIL, National Hospital and MRCC Tórshavn
Particulars Medevac of an injured person in Svínoy to the National Hospital
2019-022
15.06.2019
Search and Rescue of capsized/distressed kayakers near Sørvágur
Police
Number 2019-022
Date 15.06.2019
Headline Search and Rescue of capsized/distressed kayakers near Sørvágur
Start time 1000
Duration 1h30min
Informer Police
Area Near Sørvágur on Vagoy
Participants Rescue Sverri, M/B Jósup, Police, Mrcc Torshavn and Rescue Helo OY-HIL
Particulars Helo Hoist of one capsized kayaker and boat rescue of two others, who were on landed on Tindhólmur.
2019-021
29.05.2019
Medevac Lerkur
Captain
Number 2019-021
Date 29.05.2019
Headline Medevac Lerkur
Start time 1500
Duration 2h
Informer Captain
Area Faroe Island
Participants AH, MRCC and Hospital
Particulars Medivac
2019-20
20.05.2019
Search for missing/overdue person in Suðuroy
Police
Number 2019-20
Date 20.05.2019
Headline Search for missing/overdue person in Suðuroy
Start time 2008
Duration 1h30m
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.
2019-020
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