Fire started in superstructure of tanker, reportedly under the name of TAEHWA 1HO, at around 0540 LT (UTC +9) Mar 20 some 2 nm off Ohdong island, Yeosu waters, East China sea, South Korea. Fire started in cabin, spread around in superstructure, and engulfed the bridge. Of 6 crew on board, 2 died, 4 were rescued. According to latest news and to photo, fire didn’t spread to cargo area and was taken under control by firefighters.
Product tanker TAEHWA 1HO, MMSI 440116340, dwt 906, built 1992, flag South Korea, owner ?