FSO Cilacap Permina Samudra 104 fire, one crew missing
On Sep 16 fire erupted in engine room of FSO Cilacap Permina Samudra 104, positioned some 1 nm south of Kotabaru, South Kalimantan, Indonesia, Java sea. 21 crew were evacuated, 1 was trapped in engine room and considered as missing. FSO has 45,000 kilolitres of gas oil on board (45,000 mt?), understood to be stored in tanks. Judging from photos, fire didn’t spread to cargo tanks, and was restricted by engine room and superstructure. What caused fire is yet unknown.
FSO Cilacap Permina Samudra 104, IMO 7378585, dwt 83883, built 1975, flag Indonesia, owner Pertamina, Jakarta.