A sheriff launched a scathing attack on the legal system for forcing families to wait a “deplorable” seven years for an inquiry into a North Sea helicopter tragedy.
The families of three people still missing after part of a power station collapsed have visited the disaster scene as emergency crews admitted it was “highly unlikely” they are still alive.
Emergency crews searching for three people missing after part of a power station collapsed said they “haven’t picked up any clear signs of life" overnight.
One person has died and a major search operation is under way for three others after a building collapsed at a power station.
The head of industry body Step Change in Safety urged offshore workers operating in the harsh conditions of the North Sea to use their "stop work authority" if they felt working in severe offshore weather was compromising safety.
Aker Solutions has confirmed the oil worker killed when a freak wave hit the COSL Innovator drilling rig worked the Norwegian oil services firm.
One worker has died and two others have been injured after huge waves hit a North sea rig.
North Sea helicopter operator Bond Offshore Helicopters (BOH) saw profits climb 12% during a year overshadowed by a fatal accident which resulted in 16 deaths, new accounts show.
BOND Offshore Helicopters has reported a jump in turnover and profitability.