Explosion occurred on Russian tanker, three people died
20:52, 2 November 2019
No oil spills occurred at the vessel
An explosion occurred on Zaliv Amerika tanker in Russian Nakhodka, which killed 3 people. It is reported by TASS.
According to preliminary data, the air-gas mixture exploded on the vessel. As a result of this, the cable route is damaged, the anchor devices are also inoperative. The spill of oil products did not happen as a result of the explosion, since at that time there was no cargo on the tanker.
There were 9 people on board. Two rescue tugboats were sent to the scene.
Law enforcers opened a criminal case under the article “Violation of the safety rules for the operation and movement of maritime transport, resulting in the death of two or more persons.”
(C) 112 International 2019
UPDATE: Note to readers: The picture above is being used as the original source photo. The pictures below are the pictures used on 112. The 1st photo was used and described as a Russian ship but it has a Ukrainian flag on it.
The 2nd photo shows the source of the photo. Either 112 made a really stupid decision or they were grossly negligent and lazy. Here are the photos: