An offshore support vessel crew member died after the vessel collided with an oil rig off Sarawak, Malaysia.
Head of the Malaysian Maritime Control Agency (MMEA), Mohamad Zubil Mat SomThe anchor cables of the Dayang Topaz ship had disconnected due to bad weather in a statement Tuesday.
This caused the ship to drift and collide with the Baram B oil rig.
The deceased crew member jumped from the ship after the collision, along with 124 other crew members who were later rescued from the sea.
These crew members were then rescued by rescue ships and taken to Miri port. However, 62 members remained on the ship.
The damaged vessel will also be transported to port.
The oil rig is operated by national oil and gas giant Petronas.