Vessel supplying LPG tanker exploded, injuring 6 crew including 2 tanker crew

Explosion rocked a supply vessel moored alongside LPG tanker GAS INFINITY, at around 1800 LT Dec 14, at Batu Pahat Anchorage, Malaysia, Malacca Strait. 4 crew of supply vessel, and 2 crew of tanker (understood both of Chinese nationality), engaged in supplies transfer, were injured by the blast. All 6 seamen were taken to hospital, investigation launched. No other details available, it is not known yet what exactly exploded – fuel or supplies, and what triggered the blast.

IMRRA, FleetMon’s official Vessel Risk Rating Partner, risk assessed this tanker as having a ‘green’ risk rating, with a specific risk rating of 33% (29-MAR-18), compared to the fleet average 35%. New risk assessment reports can be purchased via FleetMon.
Red: Poorest performing; Amber: Average value; Green: Good indicator.

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