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Pertamina’s Aframax fire killed 5 and wounded 1, Batam

Sept. 8, 2017 at 16:42 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

Pertamina’s Aframax GAMKONORA suffered fire, reportedly in a pump room, at around 1520 LT Sep 7, during maintenance works at Batam Ship Repair Yard, Batam, Indonesia, Singapore Strait. Five people died and one was seriously injured. Fire understood to be extinguished, authorities are investigating the cause of the fire, believed to be either open fire during wielding works, or shortcut. On a photo bodies taken out from pump room.

IMRRA, FleetMon’s official Vessel Risk Rating Partner, risk assessed this vessel as having an ‘amber’ risk rating, with a specific risk rating of 45% (08-SEP-17), compared to the fleet average 34.8%. New risk assessment reports can be purchased via FleetMon.
Red: Poorest performing; Amber: Average value: Green: ‘Good” indicator.

Pertamina’s Aframax fire killed 5 and wounded 1, Batam

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