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Saipem 7000 fatality at Tordis
Date: Thursday, August 16, 2007 @ 12:00:00 EDT
Topic: GENERAL NEWS


Saipem 7000 fatality at TordisA 48-year-old man died on Sunday 12 August in an accident during work on board the crane vessel Saipem 7000 near the North Sea's Gullfaks field.

The accident happened around 10:00 when the man fell overboard. He was found dead shortly afterwards following a rescue operation.

The victim was an employee of Saipem, who this weekend has been working for Statoil installing a subsea separator at the Tordis field.

Saipem 7000 (Photo: Statoil)The cause of the accident is being investigated.






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