LPG tanker engine room fire, Antwerp

Fire erupted in engine room of a PLG tanker MORITZ SCHULTE, berthed in Atwerp at Industrial Dock, ESSO Refinery, in the morning Aug 4. ESSO and city fire engines responded, fire was extinguished, one person treated for smoke inhalation. No news on damages yet. Tanker arrived at Antwerp on Aug 2 from the UK.
LPG tanker MORITZ SCHULTE, IMO 9220794, dwt 9174, built 2002, flag Isle of Man, manager BERNHARD SCHULTE-UK (EQUASIS.



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