North Sea oil and gas companies are dodging responsibility for the well-being of offshore workers at the expense of profit, according to a damning new helicopter safety report.
Inaccurate pay practices by an asset integrity contractor working in the North Sea are to be considered by a global policy think tank, according to a trade union boss.
Firms paying cut-rate wages are stifling the flow of skilled oil and gas workers into the offshore wind sector, according to those representing North Sea seafarers.
Offshore workers could be about to see a shake up in North Sea crew changes in a bid to increase safety.
Concerns were raised last night after a number of north-east workers at a global energy service firm were left in the dark over their future following the company’s announcement of a demerger.
Oil and gas giant BP is understood to be at loggerheads with a UK safety authority over how it is preparing North Sea workers for lifeboat evacuation.
RMT plans to launch a mobile app next week which will allow workers to “whistleblow” on offshore safety incidents via their phones.
Offshore worker and seafarers union RMT has said it "welcomes" steps being made toward its inclusion in the Offshore Contractors Partnership Agreement (OCPA).
Offshore workers and seafarers are to be protected by new pay legislation passed by the UK Government, according to a maritime union.
A new challenger has emerged for the dominant S-92 helicopter in the North Sea’s oil and gas sector.
Hundreds of workers who are part of North Sea diving crews have rejected a revised pay deal made on behalf of six employers.
A North Sea offshore supplier has denied exploiting non-EU workers - despite paying some little more than £3 an hour.
Union officials said today that the Offshore Contractors' Association (OCA) would make a revised pay offer for North Sea workers.
Further talks between the Offshore Contractors' Association (OCA) and North Sea unions are due to take place next week.
An Aberdeen academic has said the North Sea rotas picture is less perplexing than it may seem.
Crunch talks between the Offshore Contractors' Association (OCA) and North Sea trade unions will continue later this month after yesterday's meeting brought no resolution.
An Australian trade unionist and safety representative currently locked in a David vs. Goliath battle with an oil giant has warned that his country is “on the cusp” of a disaster similar to Piper Alpha.
An offshore union boss has described a safety breach discovered on the Beryl Bravo platform as "a reflection is what is actually happening offshore".
Dutch union Nautilus International confirmed today that Borr Drilling had announced its intention to reinstate 15 offshore and around three onshore staff, after widespread strikes by workers.
Dutch protestors and Scottish trade unions held an angry protest outside the Westhill office of Borr Drilling's newly acquired firm Paragon Offshore yesterday.
A new report released by Robert Gordon University (RGU) has said that those on a three weeks on/three weeks off rotas (3/3) are almost twice as likely to experience ill health by comparison to those on 2/2 shifts.
Meetings at which workers were due to discuss current offshore work conditions and the future of the industry have been poorly attended due to adverse weather conditions.
A group of protesters took to the streets of Aberdeen yesterday to challenge low pay and job losses imposed on UK seafarers and offshore workers.
The offshore workers union, RMT, have reacted angrily to an admission by the UK Chamber of Shipping that the government’s new guidance on fair pay for seafarers will make no change to those working in UK waters.
The offshore workers union, RMT, have hit back at UK Government report on seafarer minimum wage claiming that it will not tackle pay issues within the offshore oil and gas sector.