One Worker Dead After Saipem Vessel Fire

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One of the 14 people injured after an explosion on a pipe-laying vessel in the Caspian Sea operated by Italian oil service group Saipem has died, a Saipem spokeswoman said on Monday.

The explosion took place on May 8 and according to the Caspian Shipping Company the explosion and fire originated from one of pipe handling mechanisms on board.

“Saipem deeply regrets to advise that one person who has been in most critical conditions has passed away,” an Azerbaijan-based spokeswoman said.

It is not clear if the person who dies was one of the 3 reported to be in intensive care.

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