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Transocean Rig in Collision With Ship Off Newfoundland

A Transocean Ltd. offshore drilling rig working for Husky Energy Inc. off the coast of Newfoundland was struck by a supply ship and damaged yesterday, according to regulators.

The supply vessel Maersk Detector and the GSF Grand Banks came into contact at 3:30 p.m. local time, according to the Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board. Both the rig and the ship were damaged above the water line and are not in danger of sinking.