The Coastguard Operations Centre in Shetland has this morning been coordinating two medical evacuations from platforms in the north after crew members were said to have fallen ill.
Two Orkney lifeboats and a helicopter carried out a large sea search after an emergency signal was received - only for the call to prove a false alarm.
A man was killed after falling into the sea from cliffs in Orkney yesterday.
A diver who became unwell in Scapa Flow was rescued by a lifeboat. The man was taken to hospital in Orkney after complaining of feeling unwell after surfacing. He was rescued by the Stromness lifeboat and returned to a waiting ambulance before being taken to Balfour Hospital in Kirkwall. His condition is currently unknown.
Scotland's only emergency Coastguard tug came to the rescue of a drifting fishing boat when gale force winds prevented a lifeboat from helping it.
Stromness lifeboat went to the assistance of a stricken yacht off the coast of Orkney last night.
A north lifeboat crew battled rough weather conditions in the dark to rescue a fishing boat which broke down north west of Orkney on Friday night.
It's enough to make you sea-sick at your desk.
A fishing boat which had to be rescued after being hit by massive waves off Orkney has been escorted to safety by a lifeboat crew.
A man died after his car plunged into an Orkney harbour last night despite a dramatic rescue attempt.
The crew of a creel boat were rescued from being swept onto rocks early today after their craft broke down in mist off Orkney.