GEOS Exploration Ship Explodes And Fires 1 Person Missing

- Apr 19, 2018-

According to foreign media reports, at 3:00 a.m. local time on April 17, an explosion took place in the engine room of the "GEOS" marine geological exploration ship in Guarambaram, northwest of Kalimantan, near the border of Brunei, Malaysia. The crew members had to jump into the sea. escape. weld neck flange b16.5


According to reports, there were 39 crew members on board when the accident occurred. Two people were injured and one was missing. The rest were rescued. Some of the rescued crew members suffered burns and other injuries.


After the "GEOS" exploded and burned, the crew members jumped into the sea to escape and were later rescued by two fast-replenishment vessels to receive a safety check. elbows lr


Two injured crews arrived at the hospital for treatment. One of the male crew members who escaped the sea to escape rescue was 36 years old and is currently in the emergency area of the hospital. Another injured person is 35 years old and has no serious illness. He is still in hospital for observation. slip on flanges


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, which is engaged in 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.


It is reported that the offshore tugboats near the ship are currently conducting firefighting work. As of 5 a.m. on April 17, the ship was still on fire, and the search for the missing crew at sea was still in progress.b16.5 flanges