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  • 12 June 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Three workers died and one was injured after a boiler exploded on the Odebrecht-run NS-32 (Norbe VIII) drilling rig offshore Brazil on Friday. According to Petrobras, Ericson Nascimento de Freitas, 29, who was hospitalized died on Friday. Jorge Luiz Damião, 44, died on Saturday. Eduardo Aragão de Lima, a 33-year-old employee of Odebrecht Oil and […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Four people have died in an explosion that occurred on Monday on board a Pertamina-owned tanker while undergoing repairs at Belawan Port in North Sumatra. Three victims died on the spot, while the fourth worker died in a hospital succumbing to fatal injuries. Pertamina spokesman Brasto Galih Nugroho confirmed to the Jakarata Post that the tanker […]

  • 18 July 2007

    The master of a tanker on which two crew died when it was hit by large waves after leaving Orkney should have delayed sailing, a report has found. The two crewmen died on the FR8 Venture in atrocious conditions in the Pentland Firth last November.

  • 24 September 2007

    Three men have died after an accident on a gas rig standby vessel in the North Sea, the boat’s operators say. Vroon Offshore Services said they died on the Viking Islay in the BP Amethyst gas field off the East Yorkshire coast.

  • 18 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Leading pipe handling equipment supplier, Blohm & Voss Oil Tools announces the SureGrip 500 floor slip, the first of a new generation of floor slip power tools using First Subsea’s ball and taper gripping technology to provide improved drill pipe handling. Designed for loads up to 500 tonne, the Blohm & Voss SureGrip 500 floor […]

  • 25 September 2007

    Post-mortem examinations are due to be carried out on three men who died after an accident on a gas rig standby vessel in the North Sea. Aberdeen-based Vroon Offshore Services said the men died on the Viking Islay off the East Yorkshire coast on Sunday.

  • 8 February 2016

    Three offshore workers died in a fire outbreak that struck an offshore platform operated by the Mexican oil company Pemex on Sunday. According to Pemex, two deceased workers were Pemex employees, one of which died in a hospital, while the third worked for Cotemar. Nine workers, including the one who died at the hospital, were […]

  • 18 October 2013

    It has been confirmed that nine people have died after a cargo ship registered in Panama sank in Pohang Habour just off South Korea on Tuesday (October 15th). Rescue workers were brought in to salvage the ship and see if they could find the two individuals who are still missing. In total, there were 18 […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Stena’s founder, Ship-owner, entrepreneur and family man, Sten Allan Olsson has passed away at the age of 96 years old. He leaves behind his children Madeleine, Dan, Stefan and Christofer and their families. Sten A. Olsson was one of Sweden’s greatest entrepreneurs of all time. He was born in 1916 on the island of Donsö, […]

  • 24 April 2013

    One person died in Skipsbyggerhallen at Aibel’s yard in Haugesund on Tuesday. According to a press release issued by Aibel, one of the largest oil service companies in Norway, the circumstances surrounding the incident are still unclear. Police have completed their preliminary investigation and will resume work on Wednesday. Aibel added that it has appointed an internal […]

  • 2 October 2006

    A 78-year-old retired teacher died during a cruise less than two weeks after the ship had been detained due to a sickness bug, an inquest heard. Pat Horn, of Cheltenham, Glos, died on 8 June, a day after contracting the Norovirus which led to the Van Gogh liner being held at Harwich, Essex. More than […]

  • 3 September 2018

    Two crew members of a Maltese-flagged chemical tanker have died following inhalation of toxic fumes.

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    A ship officer died and several crew members were injured after a Turkish general cargo ship was shelled and attacked from the air near the Libyan port city of Tobruk on Sunday, Turkey’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs reports. The Ministry has strongly condemned the attack on the vessel identified as the Cook Islands-flagged Tuna-1, which was […]

  • 7 July 2009

    man has died and more than 150 people have taken ill on board a cruise liner berthed in Invergordon, Easter Ross. The vomiting bug, norovirus, is thought to have taken hold on the Marco Polo, which is touring the UK and Ireland with 769 passengers and 340 crew. On Monday, a 74-year-old man, thought to […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Exploration & Production

    A diver died on Friday following an incident that happened on Wednesday, January 27, at the Westcon Olen rig yard in Norway. According to Westcon, which did not provide too many details on the accident, the incident happened on Wednesday morning at the yard, and was related to diving work. An earlier release from Westcon reveals the work […]

  • 16 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Why Containers Get Lost at Sea? Containerization has reformed the ocean transportation of cargo becoming the standard method of moving goods across the globe today. Read more Bremerhaven Crane Operator Dies in Boom Collapse A 52-year-old crane operator died last night at the German port of Bremerhaven… Read more DSME Confirms Talks on Mega Order […]

  • 8 March 2015

    A worker died in an accident on Saturday morning at Kvaerner’s decommissioning yard at Eldoyane at Stord, Norway. According to Kvaerner, a man in his late thirties died after having been struck by a heavy sheet-metal plate. The man was from Eastern Europe. The accident happened in connection with demolition of an installation which was […]

  • 16 September 2008

    Olin J. Stephens, who celebrated his 100th birthday on April 13, 2008, died on 13 September. Stephens was unarguably the most influential yacht designer of the 20th Century and his boats were both fast and undeniably good looking. His first success was with Dorade, followed by what many consider to be his prettiest boat, Stormy […]

  • 25 June 2006

    Bangladesh shipping minister Akbar Hossain has died after suffering a heart attack, an official said on Monday. Hossain, 65, went to hospital in the capital Dhaka late last night complaining of chest pain. “Shipping minister Akbar Hossain, a veteran freedom fighter, died after a massive cardiac arrest in Shikder medical college in Dhaka late Sunday”, […]

  • 22 October 2014

    Two workers died last weekend offshore Malaysia on an Ensco-owned rig after falling from a height of 35 meters. The workers, a technician and a mechanic, were inspecting a safety boat on the rig before the boat suddenly fell into the sea, Malaysian news agency Bernama reported. The incident happened on Saturday, at 11:04 p.m. Bernama has revealed the names […]

  • 18 March 2014

    Azerbaijani oil company SOCAR has informed that one of its workers died in an incident at the Oil Rocks field, in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea. The company said that the incident occurred around 3 p.m. on March 15 during the repair works, when four workers fell into the sea. Three were immediately recovered, […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    A worker died on board one of the drillships operated by Brazil’s oil and gas producer Petrobras. The accident occurred on Petrobras America’s drillship Petrobras 10000 in the Gulf of Mexico on December 2. As informed, medical assistance was provided immediately to the man but he died. No other details have been disclosed except that […]