General cargo ship fire, Singapore Strait

Fire erupted on board of general cargo ship AVENTADOR, anchored at Batu Ampar anchorage, Batam island, Indonesia, Singapore Strait, in the morning Dec 15. One of generators exploded at around 0730 LT, followed by fire, which spread around superstructure. Tugs and firefighters were deployed, fire was extinguished, 5 crew on board safe. The ship’s in ballast, anchored at Batu Ampar since July.
General cargo ship AVENTADOR, IMO 8627971, dwt 581, built 1986, flag Mongolia, manager LHS STEVEDORING & TRADING Singapore (Equasis).



My name is Nikolay Torkin, I’m Merchant Marine Master, presently in command of feeder container ship trading in South East Asia. My family lives in Prague, Czech Republic. Mikhail provides me with daily accidents reports, I send him information with regards to accidents and container ships.