Offshore gas production platform sank in the Gulf Iranian experts when trying to install it on the South Pars field in the Persian Gulf, reports on Wednesday AFP referring to the Iranian media.
The incident took place on Monday when the technical construction weight of 1.85 tons of rolled over and sank to a depth of 80 meters on a section of the deposit. It is reported that Iran was engaged in the development of the platform Marine Industrial Company (SADRA), which is one of the industrial units of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).
"There is an investigation of the incident," Read more [...]
Third test nuclear explosion held in the New Earth October 10, 1957-th. Feature of this experiment, or, as the experience was the fact that it combines with State testing T5 torpedo and held in military operational environment-submarine with long range (10 kilometers) to deliver nuclear strikes against ships, standing in the waters of the base. The device should have worked on the 35-meter depth. Test manager appointed Deputy Commander of the Navy, NE Bassist.
In the role of imaginary enemy ships have served the same "towing purposes" 241 Brigade, the survivors in previous trials. Read more [...]
In the spring of 1978 in the Cape Cod sank and was lost at a depth of 980 m desert controlled by cable apparatus "Si Probe". Immersion The apparatus is a central shaft which provides ship "Alcoa Probe B" through drill pipe connection, perform the function of a cable.
During one dive pipe broke unforeseen loads, and "C Probe" sank. Inspection of the broken pipe showed that the cause of the accident was a defect in the material. Reports of finding and lifting apparatus in the press did not appear.