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Offshore rig taking on water - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

July 31, 2014

Offshore rig taking on water

Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:45 am

GALVESTON — The U.S. Coast Guard on Tuesday evening was monitoring an offshore drilling rig more than 100 miles south of Galveston after the rig was hit by a large wave and began taking on water into a ballast tank.

There was no oil onboard the ENSCO 8506 semi-submersible rig, and no reports of injuries or pollution, Petty Officer 3rd Class Manda Emery said.

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