A 88-metre cargo ship with steering problems battled gale force winds and seas of up to ten metres 15 miles west of the Skerryvore light house. Lifeboats from Barra and Tobermory stood by for over 24 hours.
In order to make sure Shell’s Prelude FLNG project can transfer its liquid cargo in one of the loneliest places on the planet; 200km’s off the north-west coast of Australia, a new technology ‘arms of innovation’ has been developed for the first time.
Watch the amazing rescue operation of the crew members of Cambodian vessel M/S SILVA when it listed to 35 – 40 degrees due to shifting of deck cargo in 2003. Checkout video of the rescue operation inside the article.
Watch the dramatic footage of a trawler that sank off the Northern Irish coast near County Down in the year 2012. The two men on board escaped uninjured, but as this video shows they were extremely lucky.