UPDATE: Reports of Scottish Oil Worker killed on Vessel

UPDATE: Reports of Scottish Oil Worker killed on Vessel


Film-Ocean Ltd can regretfully confirm one person has been fatally wounded and another has been injured following a non-work related incident on an offshore installation off Qatar.

A third person has been taken into police custody and is assisting Qatari authorities with their inquiries.

The injured worker received treatment in hospital in Qatar, but has since been released.

The next of kin of those involved have been informed, and the company is working to ensure they receive the appropriate support.

All three personnel were contracted to Film-Ocean and were working on the platform at the time of the incident, which was reported around 0140hrs Arabia Standard Time on Monday, December 12.

Film-Ocean is liaising with the Foreign and Commonwealth and Development Office, as well as other stakeholders, to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

The company will be making no further statement at this time, and the families of those involved have requested that their privacy is respected.

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Published: 15-12-2022

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