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Oil rig Island Innovator in trouble, Norway

May 31, 2013 at 12:32 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

In the morning May 31 13 158 personnel of the oil rig Island Innovator were evacuated after docked at Hanoytangen in Askoy Hordaland rig developed list caused by leak in a pump. 37 people stayed on board of the rig and managed to keep situation under control. Divers were employed to patch the leaking pipe. List reached 3-4 degrees, capsize angle being some 17 degrees. Rig was stabilized with the help of offshore tugs and rig ballasting. See photos at www.ba.no  Oil rig Island Innovator in trouble, Norway

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