Products Tanker Explodes in Vietnam

by Ship & Bunker News Team
Thursday September 10, 2020

An oil products tanker exploded in Vietnam earlier this week.

The products tankerĀ Trung Thao 36-BLC was waiting to enter the port of Dung Quat in Vietnam on the morning of September 7 when it suffered an explosion in its portside cargo tanks, according to specialist news site Insurance Marine News.

One crew member was reported missing and the remaining 11 were rescued.

A fire on board the ship after the explosion was extinguished within an hour, the publication reported.