January, 2021

This is a repeating event

202126JanAll DayAnchor-Handling Tug Damage 2009Offshore Angola (AO) Origin: Marsh Industry:OffshoreCountry:AngolaLanguage:ENLoC:ImpactIncident:COLLISIONHazard:Mechanical/Kinetic/PotentialImpact:COST (On Site)Consequence:Financial

Summary

An anchor-handling tug operating around an offshore field lost control and drifted over a subsea center. The anchor wires snagged the subsea equipment, causing damage to a Christmas tree, well conductor, and subsea control module. The remedial actions required included the plugging and abandonment of one well and the drilling of a replacement well.

[ Property Damage $120 Million. Estimated Current Value $145 Million ]


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Origin

Time

Tue 26 Jan 2021 - Tue 26 Jan 2021

Location

Offshore Angola

South Atlantic, Offshore Angola

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