Three more Chuai Station news videos have been found, English, Russian and Japanese!
In the English version, you can see a website mentioned - EndOil.org. The website was created in 2004, so this appears to be a real organization, and is NOT in-game. (i.e. don't bother them!)
Russian Translation by Theos:
Celebration of the New Year distracted the society from the accident in the Atlantic Ocean which happened in the end of the past year. A huge drilling platform also known as the Chuai station collapsed into the ocean and sank to the bottom in several hours. The platform located in hunderds of kilometres from the american coast belonged to the japanese corporation Tagruato. At the moment the amount of people on the place of the accident is unknown. This video was got by news agencies from an anonymous source. Experts will have to investigate what exactly this footage shows. But now we know for sure that the collapse of the platform is not a result of enviromental cataclysm. Some moments of the video show that there was skirmish. All parties releated to the incident prefer to keep silence. We may only guess what happened there.Japanese translation by Mukatsuku of Unfiction:
Some informational sources say that at the current moment there are ships of US coastguard but there is not official confirmation on that from the coastguard representatives.
This is the second video shot afterwards. The people on the video might be the only survivors of the catastrophe.
This story has an important aspect for Russia. The Tagruato corporation has 3 drilling platforms in Russia: the Suizei station in the Okhotskoe sea, Kosho in the Chukotskoe sea, and Koan in the East-Siberian sea. The most of the crew on them are russians. Are they safe from such kinds of incidents? We may only guess who could profit from such kind of attack and hope that interests of mysterious criminals won't be applied to russian assets.
Alexander Vasiliev for RNNS.
December the 27th, this was the situation on the Chuai maritime platform.In the Japanese video, the Tagruato memo is shown in English(?!?!), here is what it says (Thanks to Transparent Blue of Unfiction):
This shocking scene of a group of three to four people at the moment of an attack was caught on a mobile phone camera.
This full details about this event have not come in, the condition is at a standstill but, from a helicopter, a news liaison person filmed it [Chuai station] breaking and falling into the sea. Two Japanese people from Tagruato and five people of unidentified nationality are missing [location unknown].
Today is the first time this event has come to light.
Tagruato denies existence of armed troops on the Chuai platform, yet in this video we can see that these people are wearing Tagruato logos on their clothes. At the end of the video, the lifeboat is fired upon by missiles but no word has been heard from them
The spokesman is just saying that there is no loss of life and the channel is reporting to have received this late.
The families of the missing Japanese people have been notified, etc. The spokesman is saying that this is a difficult situation and that the environmentalist group TIDOWave is known to have been close to the scene.
A Norwegian tanker when returning to New York, ran into difficulties and all contact was lost from it.
PUBLIC RELATIONS DEPARTMENT
2 January 2008
In the news statement transmitted earlier today, January 2, 2008, for TAGRUATO CORPORATION, the name of one of the missing individuals is Francois Nouvelle, not Francoise Nouvelle as was previously reported. The correct and complete statement follows:
CHUAI DRILLING STATION - TAGRUATO CORPORATION reports that a serious incident took place on one of its deep sea drilling stations, CHUAI DRILLING STATION, located on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
A comprehensive internal investigation is underway, but details are limited.
TAGRUATO CORPORATION can confirm that the incident took place between the 26th and 27th of December 2007. No loss of life has been confirmed, but TAGRUATO CORPORATION regrets that a number of TAGRUATO employees and independent contractors who were on the CHUAI DRILLING STATION at the time of the incident are reported missing. Confirmed missing are: Hideaki Sakamoto, Gerhard Ploecker, Tsuneo Matsuhara, Dr. Paul Nightingale, Donald Carter, Francois Nouvelle, Andy Young-Mun. Search operations are in effect and every effort is being made to identify and trace the missing individuals.
A further number of individuals are reported missing, but these reports are unconfirmed at this time. Press-reports are circulating regarding the existance of footage purporting to show the total destruction of CHUAI DRILLING STATION. TAGRUATO CORPORATION has not seen this footage, and cannot comment. However, TAGRUATO CORPORATION can confirm the presence of members from the activist group T.I.D.O. Wave in the vicinity of CHUAI DRILLING STATION. T.I.D.O. Wave is a clandestine group of extremists who have intentionally caused damage to TAGRUATO CORPORATION property in the past, and several of whose members are currently incarcerated.