Major fire on Indian tanker, Kandla

Major fire reportedly broke out on board of Indian product tanker GENESSA, anchored at Kandla port Anchorage, Gulf of Kutch, western India. All 26 crew evacuated, 2 suffered burns. Tanker is loaded with some 30,000 tons of diesel fuel. Tugs and other resources already deployed in firefighting, tanker is fenced by booms. No other information available at the moment. On a photo GENESSA under previous name.
Product tanker GENESSA, IMO 9183647, dwt 46145, built 2000, flag India, manager ?.



Erofey is a Merchant Marine Captain with more than 20 years experience in commanding oil tankers. He works as a Captain, being most of his time at sea. He contributes maritime news.