MV Kometik - a shuttle tanker operating off the coast of Newfoundland

Hotwork repairs in cargo tanks

8th April is the day we remember the fire which occurred during hotwork repairs in a cargo tank of MV Kometik, one of the shuttle tankers serving the offshore oil fields in Newfoundland. Whilst one of the men in the tank was able to evacuate, the other was overcome by smoke and died. As this …

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