Hurricane Energy confirms coronavirus case on Aoka Mizu FPSO

UK-based oil exploration and production company has confirmed that a crewmember on the Aoka Mizu FPSO at its Lancaster field has tested positive for Covid-19.

The worker was evacuated and transported onshore by a coastguard helicopter and is now receiving medical treatment. Production operations at the field have not been affected so far.

Bluewater Lancaster Production (UK) is the installation operator of the Aoka Mizu FPSO.

“Bluewater is working within the guidelines provided by NHS Scotland, Health Protection Scotland, and Oil and Gas UK in determining the next steps,” Hurricane said in a statement.

Grant Rowles

Grant spent nine years at Informa Group based in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore. He gained strong management experience in publishing, conferences and awards schemes in the shipping and legal areas, working on a number of titles including Lloyd's List. In 2009 Grant joined Seatrade responsible for the commercial development of Seatrade’s Asia products. In 2012, with Sam Chambers, he co-founded Asia Shipping Media.
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