Correction: Explosion on board of bulk carrier left crew with multiply fractures VIDEO

Correction: Local sources identified troubled vessel as CAPTAIN D (IMO 9744752), but according to P&I information, accident took place on board of bulk carrier NIKI:
Bulk carrier NIKI, IMO 9015591, dwt 101648, built 2006, flag Liberia, manager LARUS SA, Greece.

Compressor exploded on bulk carrier in the afternoon Jul 26, off Imbituba port, Brazil, inflicting severe injures, including multiply fractures, to a Filipino crew. The ship was anchored off Imbituba, waiting for loading. Injured crew was medevaced by IMBITUBA port rescuers, and transferred to hospital, his condition said to be bad.



Erofey is a Merchant Marine Captain with more than 20 years experience in commanding oil tankers. He works as a Captain, being most of his time at sea. He contributes maritime news.