Saipem informs that the death which has occurred on board the ship on 11th April, located in the port district of Waalhaven in Rotterdam, happened due to natural causes, as confirmed by the investigations of the Dutch authorities. The colleague, who had no symptoms attributable to COVID-19, died unexpectedly during the night.
The company expresses its condolences and sincerest sympathy with the family.
Saipem had already taken steps to apply the strictest protocols to verify the existence of COVID-19 cases on board the vehicle itself. Only one crew member was disembarked and transferred to isolation after he was confirmed positive.
Saipem is a leading company in engineering, drilling and construction of major projects in the energy and infrastructure sectors. It is “One-Company” organized in five business divisions (Offshore E&C, Onshore E&C, Offshore Drilling, Onshore Drilling and XSIGHT, dedicated to conceptual design).
Saipem is a global solution provider with distinctive skills and competences and high-tech assets, which it uses to identify solutions aimed at satisfying customer requirements. Listed on the Milan Stock Exchange, it is present in over 70 countries worldwide and has 32 thousand employees of 120 different nationalities.