A “ghost ship’ – a vessel with no crew – that kept drifting in Vietnamese waters, running a risk of crashing into a Petronas oil rig located in Terengganu was successfully towed to a safe spot.
Dredging is the process of removing silt from the floor of any ocean body in order to make the waters easily accessible for ships and other types of vessels.
Life on an oil rig is not at all a bed of roses. Though an oil rig has all the amenities that a five star hotel has, the lifestyle one faces is extremely tough and hostile.
Offshore support ship DAYANG TOPAZ collided with an oil platform in the early hours of October 27 and sank off Kuala Baram, Sarawak, Malaysia Borneo.
Watch the video of the oil rig Transocean Winner drilling rig carrying 280 tonnes of diesel ran aground off Dalmore Beach on the Isle of Lewis, Scotland .
Watch a terrifying footage recorded by offshore worker James Eaton, showing huge waves crashing against a swaying oil rig, as a severe storm hits the North Sea.
The world’s biggest heavy-lift ship is longer than three football fields and can carry some of the heaviest and largest objects on earth – including oil rigs, submarines and lots of shipping containers.