Bunkering vessel catches fire near Dalian

Bunkering vessel catches fire near Dalian

Dalian Maritime Safety Administration has announced that bunkering vessel Bo Feng You Gong 10 caught fire while it was anchored near Dalian’s Mianhua Dao port area yesterday.

The vessel was carrying 600 tons of diesel and 40 tons of bunkering oil. The five crew onboard the vessel closed all valves before abandoning the ship.

Local maritime rescue centre arranged six vessels and a group of firemen and managed to put out the fire within six hours. Authorities are now investigating the incident.

The vessel is owned and operated by Shanghai Bofeng Petrochemicals.

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