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Offshore News: Saipem 7000 fatality at Tordis

Posted on 16.08.2007 - 12:00 EDT in GENERAL NEWS by Rons_ROV_Links

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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