Two crew died on board of MOL chip carrier inhaling toxic cargo fumes

Two crew, both of Myanmar nationality, died after inhaling toxic fumes from cargo hold of a wood chip carrier GREEN WORLD, at Merak Port, Cilegon city, Java Indonesia, Sunda Strait. The ship berthed in the morning Feb 1 with cargo of wooden chips or pulp. Deck crew opened hatch of one hold, and lost consciousness, at around 0500 LT. They died either on board or in the hospital. Investigation launched.
Wood chips carrier GREEN WORLD, IMO 9134177, dwt 49673, built 1996, flag Panama, manager MOL (EQUASIS).



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