Casualties – Catamaran SAN GWANN refloated after running aground – 31.08.2021

On Saturday 28th August, 2021 evening the High Speed Craft SAN GWANN belonging to the German shipping company FRS was en route from Ibiza to Formentera when she ran aground on the islet of Es Malvins Pla , Ibiza. There were 35 passengers and 12 crew members on board and 25 personnel were injured including a 10 yo boy […]

Casualties – 6 rescued as longliner sinks in Spain – 26.03.2020

On Thursday 26th March around 1530 hrs March 26, 2020, the Spanish longliner PICODA LEBRE issued a distress call following a water ingress which affected the stability 30 miles Northeast of Estaca de Bares, 15 miles from the port of Burela in La Coruña in the province of Lugo. The SAR boat SALVAMAR ALIOTH and […]

Casualties – Grimaldi’s GRANDE EUROPA fire – 15.05.2019

Grimaldi’s car carrier GRANDE EUROPA caught fire off the island of Palma Di Majorca, Spain on Wednesday 15th May according to the Spanish Sea Rescue Society (Salvamento Maritimo). Additionally, Salvamento Maritimo, the team that helped extinguish the fire, stated via twitter that the 15 crew members that were onboard the vessel were promptly evacuated by […]