Lifeboat Assists with Medical Case Onboard Hebridean Princess

   July 17, 2017 ,   Accidents

Kirkwall Lifeboat has been requested to launch at 1:20 a.m. today by Shetland Coastguard in order to assist with a medical case on Hebridean Princess.

The lifeboat has arrived a few minutes later as the cruise ship was at Rerwick Head sailing towards Kirkwall, where the crew transferred casualty care team to assist the ship's medical crew.

Then it was decided to wait until the Hebridean Princess ship was alongside in Kirkwall to transfer the passenger. 

The ship was met at Kirkwall pier by ambulance and Coastguard teams and the passenger was taken for further treatment to the Balfour Hospital.

Your personal data will be processed and information from your device (cookies, unique identifiers, and other device data) may be stored by, accessed by and shared with third party vendors, or used specifically by this site or app. Some vendors may process your personal data on the basis of legitimate interest, which you can object to by managing your options below. Look for a link at the bottom of this page or in our privacy policy where you can withdraw consent.