Explosion and fire on board of Italian LPG tanker
Explosion followed by fire on board of Italian LPG tanker SYN ZANIA claimed 1 life, 15 other crew were evacuated and got medical treatment, no serious injures reported. Tanker was loading LPG cargo at Petkim Refinery terminal, Aliaga, Turkey, explosion occurred at around 2330 LT Jul 1, the cause of explosion yet unknown. Shore engines and fire boats were deployed, fire was reported extinguished by probably, 0200 LT Jul 2. Crew includes 15 Italian and 1 Romanian nationalities.
As of 0440 UTC Jul 2, ship’s AIS was working.
FleetMon Vessel Risk Rating: https://www.fleetmon.com/services/vessel-risk-rating/