It was after that 479 of the 1373 the passengers lifted up in the helicopters, the rescue was suspended. They had then gone on the whole night in the shuttle evacuate the ”Viking Sky”.
become something better still, high waves of the Hustadvika, where the ”Viking Sky” ended up in distress on Saturday. Ago 03.00-time at night goes the ship on their own, with three of the four engines are in operation again.
" It looks like we'll manage to take the boat to Molde with the rest of the passengers. The municipality has full emergency preparedness for when the boat arrives, says Jan Arve Dyrnes at Fræna municipality, where most of the evacuees have been taken so far, at a press conference.
Since the morning they had prepared a towing vessel with two tugs, but according to data from the Norwegian maritime rescue coordination centre joined the ”Viking Sky” of the own machine against Molde, and they had sat helikopterräddningarna on the break.
”Viking Sky” was only 100 metres from to go on the basis, according to Aftenposten.
the Ship was two miles from land, when the crew managed to get fixed anchors, but the area is known to be full of cuts and because, " says Einar Knutsen of the Norwegian emergency HRS TT.
– It is quite rough seas out there with high waves, so it can take a long time for the ship to come in towards the land, said Per Fjeld of the Norwegian emergency services to NRK on Sunday morning.
14.00-time on Saturday as the cruise ship sent out a distress call after severe weather had engine problems and drifted into the shallow water.
Rescue who went out to assist the ”Viking Sky” got to turn on because of the waves, and then have the passengers lifted a and a up in helicopters, which can accommodate 15 passengers at a time.
Filmupptagningar from the ship shows the dramatic images where the interior of the ”Viking Sky” far back and forth in the swell.00:44. Alexus Sheppard was one of the passengers on the distressed cruise ship in Norway. In a video that she posted on Twitter seen the chaos on board the ship.
According to the Norwegian police has 16 of the passengers had to be brought on to the hospital after the rescue from the ship, and the radio NRK said that the three will be seriously injured.