Dayang confirms vessel involved in Miri mishap

KUALA LUMPUR: Dayang Enterprise Holdings Bhd has confirmed that one of its vessels was involved in an incident early this morning at a work site offshore Miri in Sarawak.

The vessel, Dayang Topaz, was not sunk and is still seaworthy, the company told Bursa Malaysia today.

"The vessel is adequately covered by insurance and the extent of the damage is yet to be determined," it said.

Earlier today, it was reported that two died, one was injured and 184 others were rescued after their ship and an oil platform were damaged in the 6.45am incident at a Petronas oil rig located 7.7 nautical miles off Kuala Baram near Miri city.

"We thank all those involved in the search and rescue operation including our client and all relevant authorities for their gallant efforts," Dayang said.

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