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  • 22 October 2019

    An ill crew member has been medically evacuated from a Norwegian tanker off Midway Islands in the Pacific Ocean.

  • 24 November 2014

    Seven crewmembers were rescued after their 100-foot coastal freighter began taking on water and sank approximately 45 miles north off of Cap Haitien, Haiti, Friday, the US Coast Guard said. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 7th District command center in Miami received a report from a tug stating they heard a distress call from a […]

  • 16 July 2019

    A passenger of a roll-on/roll-off vessel died after being medevaced off Cebu, Philippines, on July 10.

  • 9 December 2014

    Seven crew members have been evacuated from the Panama-flagged cargo vessel MV Gold, which is drifting off Tuzla, Turkey as of Monday, December 8,  Turkish daily Sozcu reports. There were no reported injuries to the crew. The vessel started drifting in Yalova harbour area having lost power after a technical malfunction on board. Rescue operation […]

  • 28 August 2018

    Twelve Indonesian crew members of the grounded cargo ship Jin Hua have been evacuated from the stricken vessel.

  • 2 October 2019

    Two crew members have been evacuated from an unnamed containership off the South African coast, NSRI said.

  • 22 October 2014

    Mexican oil giant Pemex yesterday began evacuation of thousands of offshore workers from platforms located in the Campeche Bay, due to bad weather. As a precaution, the oil company yesterday began evacuation of 15.000 thousand workers mainly working on maintenance and support services due to the tropical depression ‘Nine’. On its Twitter account, the oil company said the evacuation did […]

  • 12 October 2012
    Business & Finance

      A passenger ship evacuation seminar will be held on 30 November 2012, organised by the Royal Institution of Naval Architects, it will present the work of the SAFEGUARD project, which has undertaken a series of full-scale ship passenger evacuation trials to gather data for calibration and validation of ship based evacuation simulation models. The […]

  • 31 August 2010

    Danish-owned ship forced to evacuate 118 passengers after hitting a rock in the Arctic. The Danish-owned cruise ship Clipper Adventurer was evacuated after it hit a rock in Canadian waters in the Arctic. The 35-year-old cruise ship, owned by Danish shipping firm Clipper, hit a rock in the Nunavuts Coronation Gulf in the Arctic Canadian […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    An injured crewmember was evacuated from the 50,790 dwt containership Thuringia on March 29 while the ship was sailing off the coast of South Africa, National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) informed. The 42-year-old Chinese sailor was reportedly struck by sheet metal which shifted and fell onto the crewman. He was reported to be trapped and […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Transport Workers’ Federation has put to question Chevron’s management of Gorgon LNG project evacuation procedures in the wake of recent cyclone threat. More than 1,000 workers were stranded on Barrow Island, off the north-west coast of Australia, after Chevron decided not  to evacuate its workforce ahead of the arrival of the Category Three Cyclone, […]

  • 27 January 2014

    Buchan Alpha oil platform in the UK North Sea has been evacuated as a result of severe weather forecast. In an e-mail sent to Offshore Energy Today, Talisman-Sinopec, the operator of the Buchan Alpha, said that it had completed the evacuation of 75 workers on Sunday. “As per the installation’s Safety Case, we began the […]

  • 11 July 2019

    U.S. Gulf of Mexico operators are evacuating offshore workers from rig and platforms in response to tropical weather activity.

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A 39-year-old Croatian crewman has been evacuated from the crude oil tanker MV Almi Navigator off Port Elizabeth, South Africa. The ship reported the patient to Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) and after a Government Health EMS duty doctor evaluated the patient in communications with the ship, the ship was diverted to Port Elizabeth for a […]

  • 26 March 2012

    On March 25th, around noon, Total E&P UK evacuated non-essential personnel from the Elgin and Rowan Viking offshore facilities located 240km off the coast of Aberdeen. The evacuation in the central Graben area is due to a well control problem occurring on the wellhead platform at the Elgin field, resulting in a gas release at […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    A Chinese bulk carrier Bao Jiang 88 capsized and subsequently sank some two nautical miles off Shanghai’s Yangshan port in Jinshan Fairway on February 29, according to the Shanghai Maritime Safety Administration. The cause of the incident is currently under investigation, however, there are reports that improper trimming of the vessel’s cargo led to the sinking. The […]

  • 24 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Two platform evacuations, Gulf of Mexico lease sale, new rigs in Scotland and Qatar, huge FPSO deal, big oil discovery in Australia…

  • 7 November 2012

      Statoil has announced that all personnel apart from security staff have now been evacuated from Floatel Superior, after the accommodation rig tilted this morning due to a hole in the ballast tank. Three helicopters have been operating a shuttle service between the rig and Njord A facility in the Norwegian Sea. After landing on […]

  • 18 April 2011

    A fire in a generator knocked out power to a cruise ship sailing off the Mexican coast over the weekend, forcing the evacuation of nearly 750 passengers and crew. The Associated Press reports 522 passengers and 226 crew members aboard the Ocean Star Pacific on Saturday were evacuated by catamaran to the port of Huatulco […]

  • 5 March 2007

    Contracting work to evacuate gas from RIL’s find in the KG basin is under way. Dutch dredging company Royal Boskalis Westminster and the Belgium-based Dredging International (DI) have floated a 50:50 joint venture to set up a trench for pipelines to an offshore gas field KG-6 in Bay of Bengal from RIL’s terminal near Kakinada. […]

  • 9 November 2012

    On Wednesday at 03:40 damage to a ballast tank on Floatel Superior in the Norwegian Sea was discovered. The hole in the tank caused the rig to tilt 4 degrees, leaving Statoil no choice but to evacuate.

  • 5 January 2017

    The fire that broke out early Thursday morning on an offshore oil platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico has been extinguished. To remind, the U.S. Coast Guard had earlier on Thursday informed there was a platform burning near Grand Isle, offshore Louisiana, and that four people were rescued after evacuating from the platform into […]