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Ferry assisted in rescue of two boaters
Two people were rescued in the outer Oslofjord assisted by the "Stena Saga". The two in a recreational boat had to be assisted by the rescue boat late on Oct 12, 2019. Vidar Løkkemoen and his brother who were on their way home to Porsgrunn from Fredrikstad, had got in distress after a wave broke over the boat, and within a short time, the engine compartment filled with water. At 11.15 p.m. the MRCC in Southern Norway issued an alarm after being called by two people i. The "Stena Saga" on her way from Oslo to Denmark had previously noticed a vessel they thought could be the boat in question and chose to turn around.. When the ferry arrived, barely 20 centimeters were left before the boat was submerged. The two on board were rescued by the lifeboat 'Horn Rescuer" and it was towed back to Fredrikstad. at 2 a.m. despite waves up to three to four meters. Report with photos: https://www.vg.no/nyheter/innenriks/i/zGebQ4/to-berget-fra-forlis-i-ytre-oslofjord-fikk-hjelp-av-stena-saga
Medevac off Moss
On Feb 7, 2019, the NSSR-boat "Elias" from Moss assisted with the transport of doctors from the 330 squadron to the "Stena Saga" on board which a man had had heart problems. The ship was between Oslo and Frederikshaven. The patient was transported to Moss where the ambulance service took over.
Man fell overboard off Fjällbacka
A Norwegian man went over board from a height of 20 meters from the "Stena Saga" on Nov 10, 2018, at 2.30 a.m. outside Fjällbacka. The ship was then outside the Hamburg Sound on the way from Oslo to Fredrikshavn. The search had involved four vessels, a pilot boat, a Coastguard boat, a lifeboat and a helicopter.Just before 08:00 a.m. Also the "Crown Seaways" and the "Color Magic" were involved in the search. The SAR operation for the man was abandoned by the MRCC Gothenburg, and the "Stena Saga" which had participated in the search returned to Oslo to avoid delays. The ship arrived at Oslo at 6 p.m. All guests on board were offered crisis aid. Norwegian report with photo: https://www.sa.no/nyhet/bat/stena-line/avslutter-sok-etter-mann-som-falt-fra-danskebaten/s/5-46-600609Upload News