Marine Link
Sunday, September 25, 2016

LPG Tanker Blast Kills Five

October 4, 1999

An explosion aboard an LPG tanker docked at Subic Shipyard in the Philippines killed at least five people, according to shipyard officials. The vessel, identified as Mundogas Europe, was reportedly being prepared for undocking when an explosion occurred in a cargo tank. Five people were killed and eight others were injured, officials said. Shipyard workers quickly put out a fire which followed the blast. No other details about the ship or its cargo were given.


Maritime Reporter Magazine Cover Sep 2016 - Maritime & Ship Security

Maritime Reporter and Engineering News’ first edition was published in New York City in 1883 and became our flagship publication in 1939. It is the world’s largest audited circulation magazine serving the global maritime industry, delivering more insightful editorial and news to more industry decision makers than any other source.

Subscribe
Maritime Reporter E-News subscription

Maritime Reporter E-News is the subsea industry's largest circulation and most authoritative ENews Service, delivered to your Email three times per week

Subscribe for Maritime Reporter E-News