Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

Injured man airlifted to hospital from North Sea installation


Emergency services were called to airlift a man from an offshore installation today. Coastguard services received the call at 8.50am to airlift the man who had sustained an injury. He was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary by a Rescue Bond 1 helicopter. His injury was not thought to be life threatening.

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Offshore supply vessel collided with Foinaven FPSO in North Sea


Two vessels were damaged following a “low energy collision” in the North Sea. The UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) said the incident involved the Foinaven FPSO and an offshore supply vessel. The crash happened on August 22 during “cargo operations”. For more on this story visit