Three rescue helicopters and three RNLI lifeboats have been sent to the scene of the ditching, which is located between Orkney and Shetland, reports STV News.
More top news
The positive results come after Chancellor Philip Hammond admitted the government is prepared to sell its stake at a loss to the taxpayer.
Social media sites should be fined if they fail to protect children from harm content, according to the NSPCC.
Friday will be largely dry with a mixture of cloud and some sunny spells, the best of these in the morning.