JACK- UP RIG CAPSIZED, SANK OFF KALIMANTAN, SOUTH CHINA SEA

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Malaysian offshore rig NAGA-7 sinks after punch-through incident while operating for ConocoPhillips, on May 4 in offshore Sarawak waters, northern Kalimantan. The company confirms that the jack-up is submerged following the incident while setting up on a well location. Understood one of legs of three-legged platform broke through hard sea floor into mud below, rig as a result, capsized and sank. All 101 personnel on board reportedly managed to evacuated into 3 lifeboats, and are safe.


Posted in Accidents by Mikhail Voytenko on May 04, 2021 at 10:24