BW Offshore confirms recovery of missing crew following Brazilian FPSO explosion

BW Offshore has confirmed that the remaining three missing crew have been recovered.

Mar 4th, 2015
FPSO Cidade de São Mateus
FPSO Cidade de São Mateus

Offshore staff

HOUSTON –BW Offshore has confirmed that the remaining three missing crew have been recovered. With this, the total number of fatalities from this incident stands at nine. Two crew members remain in hospital in stable condition.

On Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, an explosion occurred onFPSOCidade de São Mateus. The unit is operated for Petrobras by BW Offshore on the Camarupim and Camarupim Norte fields in Espirito Santo littoral approximately 120 km (75 mi) offshore.

“The rescue efforts of the past several days have now ended and all our men are accounted for. There is finally closure for the families of those we have lost. There will be continued efforts to provide the necessary support to the crew and families whose lives have been changed forever by this tragedy,” said Carl Arnet, CEO.

03/04/2015

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