Medevac in Mediterranean Sea
On March 17, 2021, Salvamento Marítimo got the request for a medical evacuation of a crew member of the 'Wilhelmine' for a suspected heart attack. The ship was en route from Oran to Marseille. The SAR helicopter Helimer 221 was mobilized by the CCS Barcelona. The man was safely hoisted and transferred it to the Girona airport for further transport to hospital.
Container ship towed to Algeciras
On Nov 30, 2019, the 'Wilhemine', en route from Algeciras, where she had sailed on Nov 27, to Marseille, suffered a breakdown in the engine regulator nine miles from Sant Feliuand and needed technical assistance. The tug 'Punta Mayor' (IMO: 8305066) was dispatched from Barcelona at 7.50 p.m. by Salvamento Marítimo to assist the disabled vessel and took it in tow to Palamós which was the nearest port. The convoy arrived in port on Dec 2. After repairs, the ship sailed again on Dec 5 and berthed at the Futur Moll Prat BEST Terminal in Barcelona on Dec 7 at 4.30 p.m. Photos: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ELBbM38XUAAMvNE?format=jpg&name=360x360 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ELBbM38XUAAMvNE?format=jpg&name=360x360 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ELBbM5LWwAAbJ_j?format=jpg&name=small
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