Operations to recover the bodies of Fyzal Kurban, Rishi Nagassar, Yusuf Henry and Kazim Ali Jnr., commenced this morning. The families of the divers were notified as soon as the efforts began and Paria is taking all precautions to respectfully recover the men.

On Friday, five LMCS divers were conducting underwater maintenance on the pipeline located at no. 36 Sealine riser on Berth no. 6 at the Paria. The 400m pipeline is on the seabed in 60 feet of water. The divers were in an LMCS hyperbaric chamber when an incident occurred.

Recovery efforts are ongoing.