Ukpokiti explosion: 3 SEPCOL staff found alive, one confirmed dead

The Administration of Shebah Exploration and Manufacturing Firm Ltd. (SEPCOL) has confirmed that three crew members of its offshore Floating Manufacturing Storage and Offloading (FPSO) facility, which exploded have been discovered alive.

The corporate talked about that one useless physique was additionally recovered within the neighborhood of the Trinity Spirit FPSO on the Ukpokiti subject (OML 108) in Delta State.

Recall that Trinity Spirit, a Floating Manufacturing Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel exploded on Wednesday at Ukpokiti terminal.

Mr. Ikemefuna Okafor, Chief Govt Officer, SEPCOL (In receivership), made this identified in a press release launched on Sunday in Lagos.

Okafor stated: “We are able to affirm that three crew members have been discovered alive locally and our precedence is to make sure that they obtain the suitable medical consideration they want.

“Additionally, within the early hours of February 6, one useless physique was found within the neighborhood of the FPSO. The id of the useless physique is but to be ascertained.”

He added {that a} Joint Investigation Go to (JIV) with the related authorities, stakeholders, and skilled organisations occurred on Feb. 5.

Okafor stated the main focus of the investigations is to prioritize whereabouts, security, and safety of the seven crew members nonetheless lacking.

He added that it was additionally to wash up and restrict harm to the setting, and set up the reason for the explosion.

Okafor urged members of the general public to keep away from the world whereas the Disaster Administration Crew screens developments within the investigations and replace all stakeholders with new data accordingly. Supply: DailyPost

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