Medevac in English Channel
On Oct 13, 2018, at 02.57 a.m. the Danish Radio Medical Service coordinated the medevac of a patient from the "Princess Seaways" in the English Channel. The operation was conducted by the Maritime Rescue Coordination Center Humber as the ferry was in British territorial waters.
Seven suspected illegal migrants discovered on trailer
Seven suspected illegal immigrants were discovered in a trailer at the Port of Tyne. The men, aged between 18 and 37 who were believed to be from Albania, were found by Border Force officers on Apr 25, 2018, at 8.45 a.m. aboard the "Princess Seaways". Six of them have been taken back to the Netherlands, while the seventh was currently being investigated by the Home Office. The men travelled across on an unaccompanied trailer aboard the "Princess Seaways".
Search for missing passenger called off
A passenger on the "Princess Seaways" from Amsterdam to North Shields has been reported missing and a search and rescue has been launched off the North East coaston March 8, 2018. The alarm was raised 2,5 hours after the ferry docked, when luggage was found in a cabin. The Coastguard confirmed was searching for the passenger with a helicoptor and lifeboat crews from six RNLI stations. The passenger, a foreign national aged in his 60s, was travelling on board the ferry but did not depart the vessel upon arrival in North Shields and cannot be found on board. Enquiries were ongoing to trace the man, contact his next of kin and establish the circumstances around his disappearance. Specialist officers from the Marine Unit were being supported by staff from the Coastguard to carry out searches in the North Sea throughout the afternoon before being called off with out result.Upload News