DOF PSV catches fire off Brazil

Platform supply vessel Skandi Stolmen, operated by Norskan Offshore, a wholly owned subsidiary of Norway’s DOF, caught fire off the coast of Macae on Wednesday.

All sixteen crew members onboard were rescued by nearby vessels and the local port authority.

According to Fabio Riera, an official at Macae Port, the fire was extinguished during the early hours of Thursday and there was no evidence of environmental pollution, while all the crew were unharmed and safe.

The authorities have started an investigation to clarify the causes of the incident.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.
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