Four lifted to safety from grounded fishing vessel
Four crew were plucked to safety from the grounded Einar Guðnason. Image: Landhelgisgæslan

Four lifted to safety from grounded fishing vessel

The Icelandic Coast Guard helicopter winched four crew to safety after longliner Einar Guðnason ÍS-303 grounded on rocks at the outer edge of Súgundafjörður in north-western Iceland. A mayday call…

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Crew and inspection team rescued from purse seiner
49 metre purse seiner Marujita developed a serious list and later sank, while the crew and the USCG boarding party were all brought to safety. Image: USCG

Crew and inspection team rescued from purse seiner

A US Coast Guard team carrying out a routine boarding of 49 metre Ecuadorian purse seiner Marujita were taken by surprise as the ship lost stability. Both crew and inspectors…

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