Vessel hits oil and gas platform off Libya coast

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Vessel hits oil and gas platform off Libya coast

April 10, 2018 - 14:15
Written by: SafaAlharathy

SAFE SWIFT, an offshore support vessel, collided Sunday with Sabratha Platform, 110 km from Libyan coast in Bahr Essalam offshore field, as a result of a strong storm.

The incident did not cause any casualties or significant damage to the platform, according to the Information Office of Sabratha Platform.

The National Oil Corporation said that it will form a commission of inquiry into the incident, pointing out that a meeting was held at the site, which included specialists from the NOC and Mellitah Oil and Gas Company, to review the details of the incident.

It further added that a global inspection company specialized in this field was assigned to assess the impact of the accident and to provide a prompt and full report to the NOC.