HAUGESUND, 31 March 2015, Update 18:15 local time

Two of our crewmembers were rescued yesterday as one of our mooring launches capsized during a towing operation at Fawley Marine Terminal 20:10 UK local time.

“We can confirm that there has been an accident during a towing operation, and that our crew have been safely rescued. Our focus is with our crew and we are providing them with all necessary help. A big thank you goes to the rescue team for keeping our crew safe”, says Østensjø CEO, Johan Rokstad.

Salvage operations are now being prepared to rise the sunken mooring launch. Personnel from our HQ will arrive in Southampton tomorrow am to assist with the investigation.