Search And Rescue (SAR)

SAR-2009The marine Search and Rescue (SAR) services in the Faroe Islands is managed by MRCC Tórshavn. The service is organized in accordance with Faroese law, International Standards and agreements made with other countries.


Contact to MRCC Tórshavn
Sea Rescue (phone): +298 351300
Sat C telex: 492 888 021


On the island of Suðuroy, where the Port of Vágur is, there are local SAR services organized by two SAR-teams, covering both SAR on land and on sea.