Offshore tug supply vessel Edda Frende fire
Offshore tug supply vessel Edda Frende suffered fire in engine room at around 0600 LT Dec 12 in North sea, some 12 miles off Lomond platform. Fire was extinguished by the crew. According to available news info, vessel got disabled and was taken to tow, to be towed back to Aberdeen for repairs. Vessel was en route from Aberdeen to the oilfield in British sector. Lomond staff was partially evacuated, fearing disabled Edda Frende would drift into the platform.
Lomond platform is situated in Everest gasfield area, 233 kilometres (145 mi) east of Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom Continental Shelf.