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Sendje Berge update

Sendje Berge update

On 2 July 2020, at approximately 4:20 am local time, BW Offshore’s FPSO Sendje Berge was subject to an attack by pirates offshore Nigeria in which nine Nigerian nationals were kidnapped.

The incident onboard the FPSO has ended and none of those remaining onboard have suffered physical injuries.

BW Offshore is cooperating with local authorities, represented on site by the Nigerian Navy. 

Sendje Berge is situated on the Okwori field in Nigeria on contract to Addax Petroleum.

BW Offshore expects to provide further updates as more information becomes available.

For further information, please contact:
Marco Beenen, CEO, +47 23 13 00 00
Ståle Andreassen, CFO, +65 97 27 86 47 or

About BW Offshore:
BW Offshore is a leading provider of floating production services to the oil and gas industry. The company also participates in developing proven offshore hydrocarbon reservoirs. BW Offshore is represented in all major oil and gas regions world-wide with a fleet of 15 owned FPSOs. The company has more than 35 years of production track record, having executed 40 FPSO and FSO projects. BW Offshore is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

This information is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to Section 5-12 the Norwegian Securities Trading Act