Boiler explosion on YM UNIFORMITY
In the night of May 19th, there was a boiler explosion in the engine room aboard the container vessel YM UNIFORMITY. One crew member - the Taiwanese machinist was seriously injured and was transported to the hospital by a helicopter.
Accident occurred in the Elbe estuary when the YM UNIFORMITY was en route from Hamburg to Rotterdam. The first vessel that arrived at the scene of accident was the police boat BÜRGERMEISTER BRAUER. Later the vessel anchored off Cuxhaven.
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