Aker Solutions has confirmed the oil worker killed when a freak wave hit the COSL Innovator drilling rig worked the Norwegian oil services firm.
Aker said the deceased worker for its subsea business in Ågotnes, Norway. The company had an additional six employees on board the rig. They have been safely evacuated to land.
“This is a deeply tragic accident and our thoughts are with the family and the people who were closest to the deceased,” said Per Harald Kongelf, head of Aker Solutions in Norway. “We are now focused on following up on those affected.”
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