Two vessels were damaged following a “low energy collision” in the North Sea.
The UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) said the incident involved the Foinaven FPSO and an offshore supply vessel.
The crash happened on August 22 during “cargo operations”.
According to HSE’s report, Vroon’s Vos Pace ship was manoeuvering between Foinaven’s aft and forward cranes on the port side when the collision occurred.
HSE claimed Golar-Nor (UK), which it identified as the Foinaven FPSO’s duty holder, had failed to report the incident.
Golar-Nor (UK) is a subsidiary of vessel-owner Teekay.
The watchdog ordered the company to review its arrangements for reporting incidents.
The company has until February 28 to comply with the improvement notice.
A Teekay spokesman said: “We can confirm that an HSE improvement notice was issued after contact was made between the Foinaven FPSO and the supply vessel Vos
Pace during maneuvering in August 2017. There were no injuries to personnel or damages to the environmental as a result of the incident. We are working with the regulator to close out the notice and remain committed to keeping our personnel and assets safe.”
The Foinaven FPSO is stationed west of Shetland at BP’s Foinaven field.
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