Ship Explodes at Malaysian Yard, Four Workers Killed

Wednesday, June 20, 2001
An explosion on a ship being repaired in Malaysia's southern state of Johor killed at least four shipyard workers, news reports said on Wednesday.

The unidentified merchant vessel was docked at the Malaysian Shipyard and Engineering Sdn Bhd's quarters at the port of Pasir Gudang when the explosion reportedly occurred at about 10 a.m.).

It was reported that at least four workers were killed as a result of suffocation. The blaze, whose cause remains unknown, broke out after the explosion but was put out by firefighters

Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter July 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Ship Repair & Conversion

India Govt, Cochin Shipyard Pact on FY17 Growth Targets

Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)  with the government of India for the ongoing fiscal under which targets agreed

CNCo Orders Remote Monitoring for 35 Vessels

Radio Holland, a global NavCom and service company in the maritime industry, said it has concluded  a maintenance and remote monitoring agreement with The China

BMT to Lead Repower for Historic USCG Eagle

BMT Designers & Planners, a subsidiary of BMT Group, an international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, is leading the effort to repower the historic U.

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Pipelines Pod Propulsion Ship Electronics Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0609 sec (16 req/sec)