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Malaysia: One dead after offshore vessel rams into oil platform

Christian Fernsby ▼ | October 27, 2020
A crew member of a Malaysian offshore support vessel drowned after the ship collided with the oil rig it was serving off Sarawak, on Malaysia Borneo, the coastguard said on Tuesday.
Dayang Topaz
Malaysia   Dayang Topaz
The ship, the Dayang Topaz, rammed into the beramB oil platform after its anchor cable broke in bad weather, Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) head Mohamad Zubil Mat Som said in a statement.

Topics: Malaysia

The crew member drowned after jumping into the sea along with 124 others, who were later rescued, Mohamad Zubil said.