May 20, 2024
MARITIME ACCIDENT: Jack-up rig capsizes, sinks off Kalimantan in South China sea
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MARITIME ACCIDENT: Jack-up rig capsizes, sinks off Kalimantan in South China sea

Malaysian offshore rig NAGA-7 sinks after punch-through incident while operating for ConocoPhillips, on May 4, 2021, in offshore Sarawak waters, northern Kalimantan, according to FleetMon.

It stated: “The Company confirms that the jack-up is submerged following the incident while setting up on a well location.”

It also added: “Understood one of the legs of three-legged platform broke through hard seafloor into mud below, rig, as a result, capsized and sank. All 101 personnel on board reportedly managed to evacuate into 3 lifeboats, and are safe.”

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