Medevac off Heligoland
On Aug 3, 2017, at 4.15 p.m. a crew member of the "Seefalke" collapsed on board the shp three kilometers East of Heligoland. The daughter boat "Verena“ of the lifeboat "Hermann Marwede" transferred two medically educated rescue men on board. Afterwards the crew of the "Verena" also transferred an emergency physician onto the ship. Together, they provided medical care to the patient. Due to his life-threatening state, an SAR helicopter from the German Navy flew the man to the hospital in Itzehoe.
Medevac off Cuxhaven
A crew member of the "Seefalke" was medevaced by the lifeboat "Hermann Helms" of the DGzRS-station Cuxhaven in the morning of Oct 26. The man had collapsed at 6.30 a.m. aboard the ship which was heading from the Elbe estuary to Cuxhaven. The crew immediately notified rescue services via VHF. The "Hermann Helms" took aboard a medical and was alongside the "Seefalke" at 6.54 a.m. A crew member and the doctor were transferred aboard the ship. The patient meanwhile was consciousless and had to be stabilized first. The "Hermann Helms" escorted the "Seefalke“ to Cuxhaven where the man was transferred to a waiting ambulance.Upload News