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Fire at platform has been extinguished

Fire at platform has been extinguished

23-11-2016 10:00:00


A fire on a semi-submersible drilling rig in the North Sea has been extinguished according to Statoil. The fire in an engine room aboard the Scarabeo 5 started around 17:30 local time on Tuesday. They managed to extinguish it after three hours and there are no reports of any casualties.

There were 106 people on board when the fire occurred. 33 people were evacuated from the rig by helicopter. 14 of these were flown to a nearby installation and 19 to Kristiansund. One person was sent ashore for a medical examination. Three helicopters were in use in connection with the incident.

The other 73 crew members stayed on board and according to Statoil there are no plans to move more people from the rig. They are currently working to return to normal operation.

Scarabeo 5 that is currently placed on Njord field in the Norwegian Sea, was not in the process of drilling, when the event occurred. The Saipem-owned rig is equipped with two engine rooms and a total of eight engines.

Source: Tradewinds / Maritime Denmark


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