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Tanker Harbour Krystal still at sea after explosion and fire

March 7, 2013 at 05:31 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

Tanker Harbour Krystal reported to be refused entering Portugal waters, as of 06:00 UTC Mar 7 tanker was proceeding in SW direction at a speed of some 7 knots, seemingly under own power. The one crew member who went missing in an explosion was of Filipino nationality.

First news:

Explosion and fire on board of Danish tanker Harbour Krystal

Explosion occurred on board of chemical tanker Harbour Krystal at around 08:00 LT Mar 6 13, followed by fire, in forward section of the vessel, loaded with naphta. Vessel was some 30 miles south of Lisbon, en route from Port de Bouc terminal, France, to Amsterdam. One crew missing. Salvage vessel Svitzer Sines on the scene. As of 15:00 UTC Mar 6 tanker was adrift with Svitzer Sines nearby. Maritime Bulletin http://www.news.odin.tc/

  Tanker Harbour Krystal still at sea after explosion and fire

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