According to an update from
Cochin Shipyard on Wednesday 14 February ’18, the worker who sustained severe
burns was in a critical condition.
The worker sustained 45 pct
burns as well as inhalational injuries.
“He is presently on the ventilator in the intensive
care unit (ICU) and is undergoing treatment by a team of doctors,” the
update reads, adding that the prognosis is guarded.
workers were receiving medical treatment for the injuries sustained in the
blast, however, all of them were reported to be stable.
The site of
the accident has been cordoned and is being investigated by the forensic
department, Cochin Shipyard said.
on board MODU Sagae Bhushan that killed five and injured seven workers on
Tuesday occurred due to a gas leak detected near the AC compartment area of the
The extent of
the damage on the drillship is yet to be determined.
The company said that the
source of gas leakage and the reason for the explosion is yet to be confirmed,
once the internal inquiry ordered by the company is completed.