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.


< Front page

Copyright © Maritime Denmark

Breaking News

- ZIiton adds new vessel to O&M fleet
- Torm acquires four modern MR vessels
- Maersk Product Tankers order 4 LR2s
- Kim Balle new CFO of Torm
- Maersk Q1 net deficit of 69m dollar
- Svitzer divests its Portuguese business
- Maersk accelerates Logistics & Services
- Maersk Tankers in sale and leaseback
- Torm Q1 pre-tax profit of 23.5m dollar
- DFDS opens new route
- DFDS Q1 profit lower due to Easter
- Clipper Bulk cuts 40 jobs

Todays Top 5

This weeks Top 10

Klik venligst
Klik venligst