Explosion destroyed boiler on Gazprom gas processing ship in Korea

Offshore gas processing/regasification ship MARSHAL VASILEVSKIY suffered regasification boiler explosion, one of six such boilers, produced by Mitsubishi, was destroyed, during trials – said Gazprom deputy director during press-conference held on May 14 in Moscow. The delivery date will be postponed, added deputy director. MARSHAL VASILEVSKIY order cost is $295 mil., the ship is to be exploited in Kaliningrad region, Russia, Baltic sea. Reportedly, there were other damages besides destroyed boiler.
Offshore gas processing/regasification ship MARSHAL VASILEVSKIY, IMO 9778313, GT 118423, under construction (already launched) at Hyundai Shipbuilding Yard Korea, flag Panama, owner/manager GAZPROM JSC, Moscow.



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