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Coast Guard Investigation Reports

Incident Date
OCEAN EXPRESS capsizing & sinking 15 Apr 1976
OCEAN RANGER capsizing & sinking 15 Feb 1982
ROWAN GORILLA I capsizing & sinking 15 Dec 1988
CLIFF'S DRILLING RIG NO. 12 commercial diving accident 04 Mar 1996
KULLUK grounding 31 Dec 2012

NTSB Marine Accident Reports

Incident Date Keywords
OCEAN EXPRESS capsizing & sinking 15 Apr 1976 Self-elevating MODU; survival capsule; weather forecasts; towing; operating manual; Gulf of Mexico; industrial personnel; training; jacking limits; contingency plans; grounding; sea; sweel; directional control; extreme wave action
OCEAN RANGER capsizing & sinking 15 Feb 1982 MODU; capsizing; sinking; Grand Banks of Newfoundland; manning standards; crew qualifications; stability; seakeeping; ballast control; hypothermia; exposure suits
GLOMAR JAVA SEA capsizing & sinking 25 Oct 1983 Drillship; MODU; capsizing; sinking; South China Sea; manning standards; crew qualifications; stability; structures; inspections; lifeboats; emergency radios; typhoon; contingency plans
ZAPATA LEXINGTON explosion & fire 14 Sep 1984 MODU; drilling rig; formation gas; kick; drilling fluid; drill pipe; blowout preventer (BOP); casing; tool joint; annular; choke manifold; shale shaker; gumbo box; diverter; kill mud; gas-cut mud; lifeboat winch; drill floor
GLOMAR ARCTIC II explosion & fire 15 Jan 1985 MODU; explosion; crude oil burner; burner nozzle; temporary equipment; classified locations; ballast control; well testing; evacuation; non-essential; compressed atomizing air; rig air
ROWAN GORILLA I capsizing & sinking 15 Dec 1988 MODU; self-elevating type drilling rig; ocean tow; weather; survival capsule; manning and licensing requirements;
Liftboat TRINITY II personnel abandonment & loss of life 08 Sep 2011 Liftboat; Gulf of Mexico; Bay of Campeche; severe weather; jacking leg; abandonment; weather preparedness; lifesaving equipment

NTSB Marine Accident Briefs

Incident Date
Fire on Board and Sinking of Liftboat MAKO 16 Jan 2012
Collision of Oil Tanker FR8 Pride with MODU ROWAN EXL I 02 May 2012
Sinking of OSV RICKY B 30 May 2013
Allision and Sinking of OSV CELESTE ANN 14 Jun 2013
Fire on Board Saturation Diving Support Vessel OCEAN PATRIOT 28 Nov 2013
Allision of OSV TRISTAN JANICE with Natural Gas Platform 18 Feb 2014
Subsea Pipeline Damage by Tug and Barge VALIANT-EVERGLADES 17 Nov 2014
Allision of OSV CONNOR BORDELON with Unmanned Platform ST 271A 23 Jan 2015
Collision between Passenger Vessel DIAMOND EDGE and Liftboat B.W. HALEY 02 Mar 2015
Collision of OSV GLORIA MAY and FV CAPT LE 24 Aug 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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