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Shetland

Medical evacuation under way at Heather Alpha platform

April 22, 2016

A medical evacuation is currently going on at the Heather Alpha platform. A male worker is currently in need of medical attention and will be transported to the Gilbert Bain Hospital by the Simburgh helicopter. It is unclear at this stage how serious the incident is. More to follow.

Shetland

Offshore worker injured on vessel near North Sea oil field

July 22, 2015

An offshore worker is being airlifted to hospital after injuring himself on a vessel near BP’s Schiehallion oil field, west of Shetland. The man was working on the North Sea Atlantic supply ship, run by Technip UK, when the incident took place at around 3.15pm.   For more details, visit our sister website, Energy Voice.

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