The 90 meter, 17702 dwt oil accommodation rig Floatel Superior became damaged in the Norwegian Sea while attached to the oil rig Njord A. The Floatel Superior had suffered water ingress after a ballast tank was holed by an anchor. The rig developed a list from the water ingress. Owners had 326 of the 374 crew evacuated by helicopters while emergency personnel stabilized the rig. The crew was able to get the Floatel Superior back on an even keel. The rig was detached from the Njord A and taken under tow by tugs and rescue vessels to Kristiansund for repairs. No reports of injuries or pollution released.
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