Thursday, September 7, 2017
Accidents

MAIB Publishes Investigation Report Into Transocean Winner Grounding

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has released its investigation report into the August 2016 grounding of semi-submersible drilling rig Transocean Winner on the Isle of Lewis following the...

September 7, 2017
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Friday, October 14, 2016
Transocean Winner MODU - Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit
Maritime News

More Than Two Months After its Grounding, Transocean Winner Departs Scotland Aboard Heavy Lift Ship

The stricken drilling rig Transocean Winner has started its journey to Turkey aboard a heavy lift ship more than two months after the rig ran aground in Scotland. The UK Maritime...

October 14, 2016
Total Views: 26

Friday, October 7, 2016
Transocean Winner MODU - Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit
Accidents

Transocean Winner Loaded Onto Heavy Lift Ship in Scotland

The stricken drilling rig Transocean Winner has been loaded onto a semi-submersible heavy lift ship nearly two months after the rig ran aground on the Isle of Lewis in Scotland....

October 7, 2016
Total Views: 18

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Accidents

Salvors Prepare Second Float-On Attempt for Transocean Winner

A second attempt to move the stricken Transocean Winner onto a semi-submersible heavy lift ship is likely to take place on Thursday, the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency said Wednesday....

October 5, 2016
Total Views: 23

Monday, October 3, 2016
Maritime News

Weather Postpones Transocean Winner Float-On

The operation to float the stricken drilling rig Transocean Winner onto a heavy lift ship has been delayed to do weather, the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency said Saturday. Late...

October 3, 2016
Total Views: 22

Thursday, September 29, 2016
Maritime News

Transocean Winner Ready for Its Lift

Update (Sept. 30): Final preparations for moving the Transocean Winner rig onto the OHT Hawk are continuing Friday. The anchors have now been disconnected and the rig is being held...

September 29, 2016
Total Views: 30

Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Accidents

Semi-Submersible to Provide Stricken Rig Transocean Winner with Lift to Turkish Shipbreaker

A Norwegian semi-submersible heavy lift vessel has been contracted to transport the stricken drilling rig Transocean Winner from Scotland’s Isle of Lewis to Turkey where it will be demolished, the...

September 6, 2016
Total Views: 34

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Maritime News

Plan for Stricken Rig Transocean Winner Still To Be Determined

Future plans for the offshore oil rig Transocean Winner which ran aground on Scotland’s Isle of Lewis earlier this month are still uncertain as the rig sits at anchor in...

August 30, 2016
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Transocean Beached Offshore Oil Rig during sunset
Maritime News

Transocean Winner ‘Stable’ Under Tow After Spending Two Weeks Aground in Scotland

The drilling rig that ran aground in bad weather on the Isle of Lewis a little over two weeks ago has been successfully refloated and stablized and is now under tow...

August 23, 2016
Total Views: 3

Monday, August 22, 2016
Transocean Beached Offshore Oil Rig during sunset
Accidents

Tugs Pull Grounded Transocean Drilling Rig from Rocks in Scotland

Two tugboats helped refloat the Transocean Winner drilling rig at high tide on Monday night nearly two weeks after it grounded in Dalmore Bay on the west shore of Scotland’s Isle...

August 22, 2016
Total Views: 43

Thursday, August 18, 2016
Accidents

Hard Aground: Transocean To Refloat Drilling Rig in Scotland

Salvors are planning to attach a second towline to the grounded drilling rig, Transocean Winner, crews continue to prepare to refloat the drilling rig off the Isle of Lewis in Scotland, the UK...

August 18, 2016
Total Views: 62

Monday, August 15, 2016
Maritime News

Salvage Team Boards Stricken Drilling Rig in Scotland – UPDATE

Aug. 16 – The team of 14 salvors remains on board the Transoocean Winner drilling rig, which is grounded on the Isle of Lewis (Aug. 8). The team is continuing...

August 15, 2016
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Thursday, August 11, 2016
News

No Pollution Detected from Grounded Rig in Scotland -Coastguard

The drilling rig Transocean Winner remains hard aground off Scotland but authorities have detected no pollution in the area despite breaches to fuel tanks containing large quantities of diesel, the...

August 11, 2016
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, August 10, 2016
transocean winner aground
Maritime News

Transocean Winner Tanks Breached, Weather Causes Problems for Salvors

A damage assessment of the grounded Transocean drilling rig in Scotland showed that two of the rigs’ fuel tanks have been breached, but it is unclear just how much oil...

August 10, 2016
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Accidents

Salvage Team Preparing to Board Grounded Drilling Rig in Scotland

Final preparations were being made Tuesday afternoon to put a small team of salvage experts on board the grounded semi-submersible Transocean Winner off Scotland’s Isle of Lewis after the rig...

August 9, 2016
Total Views: 11

Monday, August 8, 2016
Interesting

Transocean Rig Aground in Scotland After Tow Breaks in Heavy Weather – Incident Photos

A Transocean semi-submersible drilling rig is hard aground in Scotland’s Western Isles after breaking free from its tow overnight in heavy weather. The 17,000-tonne drilling rig Transocean Winter was under tow...

August 8, 2016
Total Views: 89