April, 2011

This is a repeating event

201112AprAll DayFlotel Jupiter Sinking 2011Jupiter Bay Of Campeche Gulf of Mexico (MX)Industry:OffshoreCountry:MexicoLanguage:ENLoC:Structural settlement Origin: Marsh Incident:CapsizeHazards:Mechanical/Kinetic/PotentialImpact:COST (On Site)Effects:Financial


A total of 638 workers were evacuated from this flotel after it began to lean to one side when water entered a pontoon. The flotel was located about 80 kilometres offshore Campeche, Mexico. There were no injuries reported as a result of the sudden inclination. It was reported that a total loss of the flotel resulted.

[ Property Damage $160 Million. Estimated Current Value $177 Million ]

Image credit: PEMEX