Video: Tanker Engulfed in Flames in Indonesia

An oil product tanker named Srikandi 511 suffered a fire earlier today while the vessel was docked in Barito Muara Kuin River, Banjarmasin, Indonesia.

Based on the video from the scene released on Youtube, the fire had spread down the river as well, as the fuel oil from the vessel spilled.

There have been no casualties and all crew members are reported to be safe, Indonesian state-owned oil and natural gas corporation Pertamina said.

Pertamina added that the fire at its Banjarmasin fuel terminal, one of its key fuel supply points in South Kalimantan, was extinguished at 4 p.m.

The company added that the fuel supply from the terminal was not impacted and that cooling measures had been undertaken so as to prevent the fire from spreading. As a precaution, the operation of jetty number 3 has been suspended, while the jetty number 1 is working normally.

The extent of the damage caused by the fire as well as its cause are yet to be determined.

The Indonesian-flagged small clean tanker of 2,700 dwt, built in 2013, is part of PT Harita Prima Abadi’s fleet, according to the data from VesselsValue.

World Maritime News Staff; Video courtesy: Lopi ogi

Share this article

Follow World Maritime News

In Depth>

Events>

<< Oct 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
30 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 30 31 1 2 3

CrewConnect Global 2019

CrewConnect Global is the leading forum for collaboration to advance new industry approaches to seafarer recruitment and training.

read more >

The 5th CWC China LNG & Gas International Summit

Gain Access to Global LNG & Gas Decision Makers in China

Take a peek inside our 2019 Introductory Brochure and stay on top of this rapidly developing market.

See who is already working with us this year as Speakers, Sponsors and Partners – download your Preview Brochure today and meet them in Beijing on 15-16 October 2019.

As the world’s second largest LNG importer, China will remain the biggest contributor to global LNG demand growth in the foreseeable future. Network with global LNG & gas decision makers, buyers, NOCs and Government Officials at the industry’s leading international event in China.

More info

read more >

CEDA Dredging Days 2019

CEDA Dredging Days programme will follow its successful format of contributed peer-reviewed…

read more >

Offshore Wind Europe 2019

#OWEU19 is a meeting place for governments, developers and suppliers to grow the confidence in wind power. Perfect to grow your business by securing new customers, meeting officials and industry heads.

read more >