• Sunday, December 03, 2023
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Chevron contractor loses vessel in mishap


 Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), operator of the NNPC/CNL Joint Venture, has revealed that Jascon #4 vessel belonging to its contractor, West African Ventures Limited, capsized and sank early this morning while supporting a tanker loading at Single Buoy Mooring (SBM) #3, a loading point 30 km offshore in the Escravos area of Delta state, Nigeria.

Initial reports indicated that heavy ocean swells caused the Jascon #4 to capsize while performing tension tow operations of the tanker at SBM #3.

Emergency Response has commenced, including search and rescue operation with surface vessels, helicopters and divers.

CNL stated that it wishes to stress that it conducts its business operations in line with the safest global industry standards, adding that the safety of its employees and contractors alike, remains our highest priority.