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Incident : Offshore Platform Collided with Monopile Foundation

According to the Guangdong Maritime Rescue Centre (GMRC), the Sheng Ping 001 jack-up vessel that was listed last Sunday, had collided with a wind turbine monopile foundation about 30 km offshore.
After the collision, Sheng Ping 001 was left listing in the water around noon on Sunday. It was carrying 65 people for work on the China General Nuclear Power Corporation’s (GCN) Huizhou Gangkou Phase 1 offshore wind project located around 15 miles off the city of Huizhou in China.
Four missing after offshore platform accident in Guangdong. pic.twitter.com/85UFN7snf2
— CGTN (@CGTNOfficial) July 26, 2021
61people have been rescued, and four are still reported as missing.

According to reports, 30 helicopters and vessels are busy trying to find the missing people.
Navigation warnings have been issued to passing ships. And the South China Sea Forecast Centre has been making “drift predictions” for the four workers who remain untraced.
Aerial footage showed the jack-up rig heavily listing in the water near an offshore wind turbine. However, according to reports, the jack-up stabilized by the evening.

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