Explosion and fire on board of ISE BARU, Surabaya, one crew in critical condition
Fire erupted on board of general cargo vessel ISE BARU at around 1030 LT July 30, which is docked in Tanjung Perak port, Surabaya, East Java. Vessel was about to set sail, bound for North Borneo with cargo of general goods. According to available information, fire started in engine room after an explosion, one crew (understood he’s Chief Engineer) was badly burned, he was taken to hospital in critical condition. Tugs were deployed in fire fighting, 15 crew were evacuated. No information on vessel’s damages.
General cargo vessel ISE BARU, IMO 8625143, dwt 648, built 1987, flag Indonesia, manager TANJUNG PRIOK INDAH LINES PT.