Offshore News: Saipem 7000 fatality at Tordis
Posted on 16.08.2007 - 12:00 EDT in GENERAL NEWS by Rons_ROV_Links
A 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.
The cause of the accident is being investigated.