Just before 8.30pm Tuesday, HM Coastguard received a VHF radio broadcast from a fishing vessel with six people onboard 70nm north east of Stornoway, reporting that one of their crewmen had sustained a hand injury. The Stornoway coastguard helicopter flew to the scene and winched the fisherman.
A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced a 28-year-old man who was injured aboard an oil tanker off the coast of San Francisco, Tuesday, May 7. The seafarer suffered a neck injury and was immediately transported in Palo Alto.
The luxury cruise ship ‘Viking Sky’ arrived at the port of Molde on Norway’s west coast Sunday, after narrowly escaping disaster when its engines failed during a storm in the Norwegian sea. A total of 1,400 passengers and crew were onboard at that time.
This video explains how the HiLo model works. HiLo prioritizes based on risk. The model has analyzed thousands of maritime industry accidents and then calculates the probabilities of leading events, causing undesired events. The resulting calculations create a risk ranking, in order for companies to focus on the areas that really makes a difference.
The US Coast Guard medevaced a man who was bitten by a shark while diving near the Farallon Islands off the coast of San Francisco, on October 23. The man sustained injuries to its arm, wrist and hand. A US Coast Guard helicopter crew transported the man to Stanford University Medical Center in Palo Alto in stable condition.
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