Business > UK

Beaching of UK North Sea vessel in Bangladesh ruled as illegal

20 days ago   |   By Energy Voice

A court has ruled it was illegal for a UK North Sea production vessel to imported, beached and broken down on a notorious beach in Bangladesh.
The North Sea Producer FPSO, which served the MacCulloch field in the UK sector for 15 years, was found on Chittagong beach in 2016, where unskilled workers, including children, break down vessels manually.
Before that, the vessel had been laid up in Middlesbrough and was cleared to leave the UK for further work in Nigeria.
Investigations are still underway as to how it ended up in South-east Asia, some 5,400 miles from its initial...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   UK      Asia      Destination      Law      Beach      North Sea      Bangladesh      Chittagong Beach      Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs      MacCulloch field      Maersk      Middlesborough      NGO Shipbreaking Platform      North Sea Producer FPSO  


Coronation Street spoilers: Adam Barlow proposes to Sarah Platt as they are...

Coronation Street spoilers: Adam Barlow proposes to Sarah Platt as they are held hostage by Derek Milligan

ADAM Barlow will propose to Sarah Platt as they find themselves in the middle of an armed siege in Winter Wonderland. Gun violence is coming to Coronation Street this Christmas... Read more ...

At least 5 people are dead after a New Zealand volcano erupted. Experts say...

At least 5 people are dead after a New Zealand volcano erupted. Experts say the disaster was not predictable, despite warning signs

At least five people are dead, eight are missing, and more than 30 are injured after one of New Zealand's most active volcanoes erupted on Monday afternoon. Over the last... Read more ...

The federal government is investigating whether Google violated labor laws...

The federal government is investigating whether Google violated labor laws in firing four workers over Thanksgiving

The National Labor Relations Board has opened an investigation into Google over the company's firing of four employees last month, according to CNBC . The four former employees... Read more ...

Russia has been banned from competing in international sports for 4 years...

Russia has been banned from competing in international sports for 4 years after an investigation by the World Anti-Doping Agency

Russia has been banned from competing in international sports for four years after an investigation from the World Anti-Doping Agency was concluded. Russia was found guilty of... Read more ...

GOP counsel Steve Castor brought a reusable grocery bag instead of a...

GOP counsel Steve Castor brought a reusable grocery bag instead of a briefcase to an impeachment hearing

At a Monday hearing impeachment into the impeachment of President Donald Trump , Republican counsel Steve Castor raised some eyebrows with his unique choice of a bag to... Read more ...

The rapid rise of Sanna Marin, the 34-year-old Finnish woman set to become...

The rapid rise of Sanna Marin, the 34-year-old Finnish woman set to become the youngest serving world leader

This week, Finland's Sanna Marin will become the youngest serving prime minister in the world. At just 34, she has risen through the ranks of Finnish politics rapidly. Formerly... Read more ...

Drunk raccoon staggers through German Christmas market and passes out after...

Drunk raccoon staggers through German Christmas market and passes out after drinking mulled wine

At noon on Saturday, amused shoppers at the Erfurt Christmas market in central Germany saw the raccoon stumbling across the tram tracks after drinking from discarded mulled... Read more ...

John McDonnell predicts pound will rise if Labour win general election this week

John McDonnell predicts pound will rise if Labour win general election this week

The Shadow Chancellor went back on his 'run on the pound' warning in 2017 as he said the economy will celebrate certainty - with a February 5 Budget arranged 'within minutes'... Read more ...

The US raked in a record $7.2 billion in tariffs in October, new data shows

The US raked in a record $7.2 billion in tariffs in October, new data shows

The US government collected a record amount in tariffs in October as a trade dispute between the Trump administration and China escalated. Revenue from import taxes jumped to... Read more ...

Elon Musk appears to have mowed down a traffic sign in Tesla's new...

Elon Musk appears to have mowed down a traffic sign in Tesla's new Cybertruck over the weekend

Elon Musk took Tesla's new Cybertruck out for a spin in Los Angeles this weekend. TMZ published video of the billionaire chief executive taking out a "right turn only sign" as... Read more ...