17 Dec '11, 12am

North Sea storage and production vessels – SOSREP announces the situation is stable -- DECC

This is a statement by Mr Hugh Shaw, the Secretary of State’s Representative for Maritime Salvage and Intervention, appointed by the UK Government to oversee the operation. “This is an update regarding an issue with two linked vessels, the Petrojarl Banff (Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessel) and the Apollo Spirit (Floating Storage and Offtake vessel) located 190km East of the Aberdeen coast, which resulted following last week’s severe weather. The two vessels are operated by Teekay Petrojarl on behalf of the licence holder CNR International. Although adverse weather has had an impact on the response, the Apollo Spirit has now been secured on all eight of its anchors and the vessel is now stable. I can confirm it was storing 79,900 tonnes of crude oil, which has all been transferred to the tanker Nancy Knutsen and is being shipped to port. The Petrojarl Banff...

Full article: http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/news/sosrep_nthsea2...


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