Search for person who fell over board aborted
On Aug 25, 2019, around 7.45 a.m. a witness remarked someone falling over board from the "Baltic Queen“ in the Stockholm archieplago. Based on the precise account a specific search area could be established which was searched with a helicopter, boats and shore based teams, involving the Swedish Coast Guard, the Maritime Administration and the Rescue Society. However, at 11.45 a.m. the SAR operation was aborted after the area had been widened before. The ferry continued its voyage at 9.40 a.m.
Person jumped over board in Mariehamn
On Aug 15, 2019, at 5 a.m. a person wasjumped overboard from the "Baltic Queen" in Mariehamn. The ship's staff sounded alarm after seeing a person jump in the water when the ship was in port. They threw down a lifebuoy and managed to get the person into one of the ship's lifeboats. A patrol boat also came quickly to the scene. The person was taken to the Åland Central Hospital for care.
Ferry crew saved distressed boater
The "Baltic Queen" discovered a distressed pleasure boat off Åkersberga on Oct 26, 2017. The skipper was rescued unscathed. The ferry was sailing north of Stockholm, when staff of the ferry discovered the boat which had technical problems. A rescue boat was launched and the skipper was evacuated.Upload News