Three Injured in Cargo Ship Fire

A fire broke out on Saturday on board an Indonesia-flagged general cargo ship while docked in Surabaya, Indonesia injuring three people.

The fire on board the 2005-built MV Mentari Pratama, operated by liner company Mentari Sejata Perkasa, is believed to had been caused by a gas cylinder explosion during welding works in a repair yard.

According to local media reports, the three workers sustained burns while trying to put out the fire.  As informed, the three of them have been transferred to a hospital in Tanjung Perak.

The fire was extinguished by four firefighting teams within an hour.

The ship was carrying a cargo of 28 containers that were not damaged in the fire, the media reported.

Investigation into the incident is underway.

World Maritime News Staff

Share this article

Follow World Maritime News

In Depth>


<< Feb 2020 >>
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 1

The 9th Annual Event Green Shiptech China Congress 2020

The 9th Annual Event- Green Shiptech China Congress 2020 will be held on next…

read more >

Belgian Offshore Days 2020

During this event, a conference will be held with focus on “Increasing value by data driven innovation…

read more >

7th Annual Arctic Exchange

Every year the Exchange invites delegates from across the globe to come together to listen to key senior management teams…

read more >

World Future Ports Summit 2020

This event will bring together ports and maritime shipping professionals from global leading companies and authorities to discuss recent digital technologies…

read more >