Japanese tanker fire, Genoa

Fire erupted on board of reportedly, Japanese chemical tanker GRANDE RIVIERE on May 13, when the ship was under way, or already anchored, in front of Porto Petroli, Genoa, Italy. Onlookers who saw black fumes billowing over tanker called the emergency services, firefighters were sent, but by the time they board tanker fire was already extinguished by the crew.
No other details are available, tanker was taken to port next day, on May 14, and berthed.
Chemical tanker GRANDE RIVIERE, IMO 9733686, dwt 30732, built 2015, flag Japan, manager MOL Tankship Europe.



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