An eerie silence fell over Hoy in Orkney yesterday and flags at lifeboat stations around the country were lowered to half-mast as eight crew members of the tragic Longhope Lifeboat disaster were commemorated after half a century.
Coastguard search and rescue helicopter Rescue 900 from Sumburgh helped assist two unwell members of the crew from two separate North Sea oil platforms yesterday.
A coastguard search and rescue helicopter from Shetland was tasked to assist in a medical evacuation from a North Sea oil platform yesterday.
A Coastguard search and rescue helicopter from Shetland assisted in a medical evacuation from a North Sea oil platform earlier today.
Coastguard search and rescue helicopter Rescue 900 was tasked earlier today to attend to an injured crewman aboard a fishing vessel northeast of Orkney.
Coastguard search and rescue helicopter Rescue 900 was called into action earlier today as a casualty required emergency evacuation from a North Sea supply vessel.
A man has been airlifted to hospital in the north after suffering with severe chest pains at sea.
A coastguard helicopter has been sent to airlift a man from a cargo vessel in the Atlantic after he took ill.
A sick oil worker had to be airlifted to hospital in Shetland overnight.