The Capsize of the Drillship Seacrest
Keywords:ENGI 8751, Case Study, Ocean and Naval
AbstractThe Drillship Seacrest capsized on November 3rd, 1989, in the Platong Gas Field in the Gulf of Thailand, during Typhoon Gay. There was no distress signal heard nor were any of the lifeboats found. This case study will explore the direct and indirect causes that lead to the loss of the Seacrest. Since the incident occurred 24 years ago, information about the incident will be recovered using reports and article written after the event during that time.
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