An offshore worker has been airlifted to hospital after injuring himself on a vessel near BP’s Schiehallion oil field, west of Shetland.
The man was working on the North Sea Atlantic supply ship, run by Technip UK, when the incident took place at around 3.15pm.
Shetland Coastguard will now send its rescue 900 helicopter to the scene.
The injured worker will be taken to Sumburgh Airport and then transferred by ambulance to Gilbert Bain Hospital in Lerwick.
The full extent of his injuries are unknown at this stage.