The Scottish Conservatives have called for a solution to help oil and gas workers returning from ‘red list’ countries and forced to quarantine.
The Scottish Government has decided not to let up quarantine rules for oil and gas workers returning from overseas, deciding that doing so would be “too risky”.
‘The loophole is ridiculous’: Mix-up leaves north seafarers missing vital family time stranded in quarantine hotel in Edinburgh
Seafarers told they were heading home to spend quality time with family have instead been left stranded “like prisoners” in a quarantine hotel after arriving in Scotland hours before exemption rules were updated.
The Scottish Government is being urged to set a date for reviewing current restrictions for Scots returning from oil jobs overseas.
An oil boss has warned that government hotel quarantine rules are pushing north-east workers and their families to “breaking point”.
Confusion reigned today over changes to Holyrood’s Covid-19 hotel quarantine rules for Scots returning from overseas oil jobs.
An Aberdeen-based drilling contractor has launched a petition urging the UK Government to give oil workers returning from overseas a full quarantine exemption.
John Swinney has been accused of “dithering” over a coronavirus quarantine exemption for oil and gas staff amid growing anger over a lack of clear answers for workers and their families.
Nicola Sturgeon said today that the Scottish Government would “consider” excusing Scots from having to quarantine in hotels on their return from overseas oil jobs.
Workers and unions have accused an Aberdeen-headquartered energy services firm of refusing to pay staff that have been forced to quarantine due to Covid-19 concerns.
North Sea operator CNOOC is working to tackle a Covid outbreak on board its Scott platform.
Dubai has been added to Scotland's travel quarantine list with travellers returning from the country told to self-isolate for 10 days.
UK oil workers are eligible for an exemption to new rules restricting travel to Norway, the country’s government has advised.
Oil and gas workers have hit out at what they deem to be “ridiculous” Covid-19 quarantine rules that have made a section of the industry “second-class citizens”.
Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) has confirmed it is to seek an exemption for offshore workers to a new 14-day quarantine on flight arrivals to the UK.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has personally overseen the arrest of two pilots from Caverton Offshore Support Group for illegally moving people into the Nigerian state.
A worker who has shown symptoms of the coronavirus has been placed into quarantine on Shell’s Brent Charlie platform in the North Sea.
Flights have been temporarily suspended to one of the UK’s largest offshore gas fields after a suspected coronavirus case at an adjacent drilling rig.
A worker on a North Sea platform has been quarantined offshore after being suspected of contracting coronavirus.
Italian oil and gas contractor Saipem has confirmed that more than 2,000 staff are working from home due to the coronavirus.