Explosion Of GEOS Exploration Ship Killed 1 Person

- Apr 27, 2018-

According to a statement from the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA), one person was killed in the explosion of the GEOS vessel.


At 3:00 a.m. local time on April 17, an explosion occurred in the engine room of the GEOS, a marine geological survey ship located near the Baram field in Malaysia. The crew members had to jump into the sea to escape. At the time of the accident, there were 39 crew members on board. Two people were injured and one was missing. The rest were rescued. pipe fittings


On the afternoon of April 18, local time, the remains of the crew were found inside the vessel “GEOS”. The remaining 38 crew members of the “GEOS” were sent to Miri. Two of them were sent to the General Hospital of Mirí for treatment.welding overlay


It is understood that the 1050-ton-ton "GEOS" was built in 2009. It is a Malaysian ship owner and the shipowner is Ageo Marine. It is engaged in the offshore oil exploration business. The Malaysian National Oil Company announced that the vessel is to provide services for the Petronas Exploration Company and Guomao has sent an emergency response team to cooperate with the Maritime Law Enforcement Agency to handle the accident.


Malaysia’s State Oil Company stated that the current “GEOS” fire has been extinguished and the ship is currently under surveillance. The cause of the ship accident is under investigation. pipe flanges