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  • 24 November 2007

    Lundin Petroleum AB announces the details of an incident on the Thistle Alpha platform, offshore UK. Below is the Press Statement made by Petrofac Facilities Management, the duty holder of the Thistle Alpha installation. ‘Petrofac, as duty holder of the Thistle Alpha installation on behalf of Lundin Britain Limited, can confirm that at 08.07 today […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Eastern Wadden area contained over 24 million of plastic granules from the MSC Zoe container spill.

  • 29 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    There were fewer than 0.12 major incidents per 100,000 vessel movements in 2018, down from 0.8 in 2009.

  • 17 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    ILWU’s longshoreman has lost his life in fatal incident in Los Angeles, U.S.

  • 11 March 2019

    Several containers fell off a Panama-flagged containership en route to Wilmington.

  • 15 March 2016

    The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), an agency under the United States Department of the Interior, has identified the offshore worker who died in an incident on a platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The bureau said on Monday it continues its investigation into the March 10, 2016 death of Roy Miller, a […]

  • 5 June 2019

    Asia Pacific waters remain the top shipping loss region, accounting for 45% of losses globally in 2018.

  • 24 May 2016

    An offshore worker died on Sunday following a fall from a Petrobras-operated platform in Brazil.  According to Sindipetro NF, a Brazilian workers’ union, Victor Geraldo Brito, 29, fell from a height of 12 m and did not survive the impact. He was an employee of a private company, RIP Servicos Industriais, and at the time of the incident […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard harbormaster is working to secure dredging barges after one of the barges broke free from its mooring in Gloucester Harbor. According to the USCG news, the Coast Guard and Gloucester harbormaster responded Sunday to a grounded barge on Niles Beach in Gloucester Harbor. High winds and heavy seas caused the barge, owned by […]

  • 13 August 2015

    Bristow Helicopters (Nigeria) Limited today confirmed that six people have been killed in an offshore helicopter accident in Nigeria.  Bristow Helicopters said that the aircraft, that was involved in an accident in Lagos, Nigeria, on August 12, 2015, carried 10 passengers and a crew of two. The company now confirmed that there were six survivors and six […]

  • 26 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A ferry named “Sewol“ carrying over 400 people on board sank in the vicinity of the South Korean island of Jeju. The passengers on the ship were mainly high school students and crew members. 174 people survived the accident including 22 crew members. The Authorities suspect that the “Sewol” ferry exceeded its cargo limit, and […]

  • 22 December 2005

    It is claimed the Japanese killing of whales in Australia’s Antarctic waters is tantamount to a diplomatic incident.

  • 13 September 2019

    A total of eight incidents were reported in August, including two piracy and six armed robbery incidents.

  • 27 February 2017
    Vessels

    Q-Flex LNG carrier Al Khattiya, owned by Nakilat of Qatar and managed by Shell’s shipping unit Stasco, ended up with a hole on its starboard side after being hit by an oil tanker off Fujairah. The incident took place on February 23 while the 315m-long Al Khattiya was at anchor at Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates […]

  • 21 August 2015

    A fire broke out aboard the Skandi Stolmen offshore support vessel in Brazil on Wednesday. According to DOF, a Norwegian company which owns the vessel through Norskan offshore, the fire was “effectively” extinguished. Sixteen crew members were transported to other vessels and are now safe, the company said, adding that they have all disembarked in Macaé, state […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 December 2015

    Twenty-nine offshore workers are still unaccounted for, following an explosion that hit Socar’s platform at the Gunashli field offshore Azerbaijan on Friday. According to Azeri news agency Trend, the Gunashli 10 platform was still burning on Monday, with high winds making the firefighting efforts difficult. The incident happened on Friday after a strong storm ruptured […]

  • 27 August 2015

    An offshore gas pipeline in New Orleans caught fire on Wednesday, injuring two workers aboard a Dive Support Vessel. According to the U.S. Coast Guard, the incident happened 25 miles south of Marsh Island. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received notification at 8:30 p.m. that a natural gas pipeline had ruptured and was on […]

  • 23 July 2019

    A major safety incident has occurred at DP World’s Port Botany terminal in Australia when wire ropes on a crane slipped. 

  • 27 April 2015

    G9 has published new Health and Safety (HSE) statistics for offshore wind sector, which show there were a total of 959 reported incidents in 2014. The reported incidents for last year are categorised as follows: 44 Lost work days 14 Restricted work days 54 Medical treatment injuries 95 First aid incidents 655 Near hits 97 Hazards […]

  • 27 April 2015

    G9 has published new Health and Safety (HSE) statistics for offshore wind sector, which show there were a total of 959 reported incidents in 2014. The reported incidents for last year are categorised as follows: 44 Lost work days 14 Restricted work days 54 Medical treatment injuries 95 First aid incidents 655 Near hits 97 Hazards […]

  • 18 March 2016

    Norwegian offshore safety watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has decided to launch an investigation into a well incident that occurred on Statoil’s Visund field, offshore Norway.  To remind, the safety authority’s spokesperson told Offshore Energy Today on Thursday that Statoil experienced a well control incident at Visund field prompting the company to shut the installation […]