6 Injured in a blast involving Pilot Boat and LPG Tanker

Six people were injured on Friday, December 14, in what has been described as an explosion on board a pilot board a pilot anchored next to an LPG tanker Gas Infinity, around 5 nautical miles from Pulau Sialu, Joho, Malaysia. According to the Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency, four pilot boat crewmen and two tanker crewmen sustained burns in the incident and were to the hospital. Both vessels sustained damages, the extent of which is yet to bee determined. As informed, the cause of th explosion is being investigated. Based on the data from VesselValue, the 1997- buiilt LPG carrier, featuring 78,462cbm capacity ,is owned by Chinese Kunlun Holdings. The market value of the ship is set at USD 15.02 million.

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