Amicus the Union

Amicus the Union

April 13, 2007 08:31 ET

Amicus statement on Atlantic tug capsize

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(CCNMatthews - April 13, 2007) -

Amicus Regional Officer, Graham Tran, said:

"We are all deeply shocked by this terrible tragedy. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of the crew. It is important at this stage that people do not jump to conclusions about the causes and wait for a full and proper investigation.

"We also welcome and applaud the immediate actions of Transocean in standing down the crew members of the rig and flying them to the mainland."

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    Martin Scanlon
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