danmarks-rederiforening.gif

Man survives long stay in the ocean

Man survives long stay in the ocean

17-10-2018 12:00:00


A Danish rescue helicopter found a Swedish man in the ocean south of Gedser on Tuesday October 16. The 53 year old Swede fell over board the ferry Fintrader, which sails between Malmo og Travemünde, two hours prior to being rescued, The man was flown to Rigshuspitalet in Copenhagen.

Finntrader was heading to Malmo on Tuesday morning, and once the ship alarmed the authorities it was made clear that the crewmember was missing.

Danish, Swedish, and German rescue ships and helicopters all participated in te search for the crewmember, who was found two hours after by a Danish rescue helicopter in ocean south of Gedser.

The 53-year-old Swede was hoisted onto the rescue helicopter, which immediately headed towards Rigshuspitalet. Once the helicopter arrived in Copenhagen, the man was alive but in critical condition.

The man has been put in induced coma.

Redaktionen


Klik venligst

< Front page

Copyright © Maritime Denmark



Breaking News

- Shipowners happy with foreign strategy
- Brexit deal is good news for Danish shipping
- HH Ferries becomes ForSea
- Damaged feeder ship heading to Gdańsk
- Feeder ship is being emptied of containers
- Aground ship still in Æbelø
- Containership goes aground North of Fyn
- Povl Anker is welcome in Trelleborg Port
- No arrests after collision on Bornholm
- EU puts 2,2 b. kr. towards maritime projects
- Less car traffic on Helsingør-Helsingborg
- Possible Sabotage on Flensborg Shipyard


Todays Top 5



This weeks Top 10

- Brexit deal is good news for Danish shipping
- Errors found on Maersk-rig
- Shipowners happy with foreign strategy
- Koldings port director shocked by decision
- Danish ports among the most effective
- Damaged feeder ship heading to Gdańsk
- HH Ferries becomes ForSea
- Strong Danish-Indonesian relationship
- Danish Industry criticizes port decision
Klik venligst
Klik venligst
Klik venligst