The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) has laid two charges against Transocean Canada Drilling Services Ltd. (Transocean) for alleged offences related to an injury onboard the Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU) Transocean Barents, in the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Area (Offshore Area) on September 6, 2019.
Both charges relate to contraventions of the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Marine Installations and Structures Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Transitional Regulations, whereby C-NLOPB Officers allege that Transocean:
These contraventions constitute offences pursuant to paragraph 205.104(1)(a) of the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation Act.
The first appearance is scheduled for October 12, 2022 at Provincial Court in St. John’s.
As this matter is now before the courts, the C-NLOPB will not be commenting further at this time.
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