The National Transportation Safety Board of the United States (US NTSB) has published the following safety flash regarding the US-registered liftboat Mako, which caught fire while supporting oil drilling operations about 6 miles off the coast of Nigeria. No one on board was injured, but the Mako was a total loss in the accident.
The safety flash can be downloaded from ntsb.gov/doclib/reports/2013/MAB1314.pdf
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