The son of a North Sea worker who suffered a heart attack offshore has praised medics after his father was airlifted to hospital yesterday.
The Unite and GMB unions have called off strike action on Equinor’s Mariner platform after accepting a new pay offer.
Unite workers on the Mariner platform have overwhelmingly rejected a pay offer from Aker Solutions aimed at ending an ongoing dispute.
Unite workers on the Mariner platform have overwhelmingly rejected a pay offer from Aker Solutions aimed at ending an ongoing dispute. In a consultative ballot, 91% of members rejected the offer. 85% of workers who could have taken part in the vote did so. For more on this story visit EnergyVoice.com
Three offshore unions are balloting members on an offer from Aker Solutions on pay and conditions aimed at ending a dispute on the Mariner platform.
There is no evidence of blacklisting on a North Sea platform where workers carried out unofficial strike action, according to a union chief.
Aker Solutions has confirmed a management team from the company has visited a North Sea platform where a number of its employees undertook strike action over the weekend.
Crew on the Mariner platform are thought to be refusing to work overtime as their protest against alleged poor working conditions continues.
The North Sea Mariner field was discovered in 1981. Seven operators tried and failed to develop it, before Statoil came on board.
STATOIL has completed a milestone task for its landmark North Sea Mariner project.