Workers evacuated from North Sea rig

Feb 19, 2015


Personnel from the CNR International operated Ninian Central rig, are currently being taken off the platform due to drinking water contamination. 

A CNR International spokeswoman said: “We can confirm we are undertaking an a precautionary down man of non-essential personnel from the Ninian Central platform due to a contamination of potable water.
 
"Ninian Central has 192 personnel on board and is located 249 nautical miles from Aberdeen. Our people are our number one priority and there is no risk to any personnel.”