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Chief engineer killed in SCI suezmax fire in India

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Christian Fernsby | Wednesday April 17, 2019 6:38AM ET
Maharaja Agrasen
Asia   Understood fire started in engine room, but no details yet available

Fire erupted in superstructure of Suezmax tanker Maharaja Agrasen in Mumbai, India, shortly after arrival from Saudi Arabia with cargo of crude oil.


Chief engineer died in fire, second engineer and motorman suffered burns and were taken to hospital.

Understood fire started in engine room, but no details yet available, to assess fire extent and ship’s damages.

Tanker was taken out of Mumbai harbor and anchored at outer anchorage, at 1000 UTC Apr 16 she was still at anchor.

No SAR ships and tugs nearby, meaning that there’s no fire on board, presently.

 

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