Crunch talks between North Sea trade unions and the Offshore Contractors’ Association (OCA) scheduled to take place today have been cancelled.
Discussions were set to take place between the OCA and representatives of the Unite, RMT and GMB unions, aimed at averting strikes.
However, Unite confirmed that today’s talks have been cancelled and will reconvene “in the next couple of weeks”, but did not elaborate on why that has happened.
Union members earlier this month voted for industrial action over the pay dispute.
Workers are holding out for a 4% rise in pay.