Nigerian tanker fire, Lagos

Product tanker SEA VOYAGER caught fire on Aug 15 while being anchored at Lagos Anchorage, Nigeria, according to NIMASA (Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency) statement. Crew were evacuated, fire taken under control or extinguished, no details on damages extent and on tanker’s status at the time of an accident. Judging from NIMASA photo, tanker looks like she’s in ballast. Latest AIS dated Aug 10.
Product tanker SEA VOYAGER, IMO 9044073, dwt 6666, built 1992, flag Nigeria, manager SEA VOYAGER LTD, Mumbai (EQUASIS).



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