Medevac off Pas-de-Calais
On Mar 10, 2012, at 11:45, a.m., the "Coral Obelia" requested medical assistance of the CROSS Gris-Nez after one of the crew fell ill. The tanker was transiting in the lane of traffic separation scheme of Pas-de-Calais in towards the Netherlands. The CROSS immediately organized a telephone conference with the Navy Medical Consultation Center in Toulouse and the Maritime Medical Service Coordination in Le Havre who advised a medical evacuation by helicopter to the hospital in Boulogne-sur-Wed. A Dauphin helicopter of the Naval Base in Le Touquet was immediately sent with a medical team of the hospital in Boulogne-sur-Mer on board. After the man was hoisted, he was immediately transported to the hospital in Boulogne-sur-Mer, where he arrived at 2:15 p.m.
Medevac off Flushing
On Nov 1, 2011, the crew of the KNRM-Boat "Uly" was requested for a medevac from the "Coral Obelia" at 2:26 p.m. A crewmember suffered a hand injury. The tanker enter the Oostgat near the KNRM-station and was in sight within two minutes. The wounded man climbed aboard over the pilot ladder though had a lot of pain. The agent of the ship ordered a taxi to take the patient to the Admiral de Ruyter hospital in Flushing. Within 20 minutes the "Uly" reached the outer harbor of Flushing and berthed at the Poseidon jetty.Upload News