Fire Reported On Liberia Flag Crude Oil Tanker At Sture Oil Terminal, Norway

Fire was reported to erupt in engine room of Aframax crude oil tanker DUBAI HARMONY at around 0900 UTC Sep 13, at Sture oil terminal, Southern Norway. Terminal personnel was evacuated, tugs approached berthed tanker to contain possible oil leak. Fire was extinguished by 1110 UTC, according to fire department statement. Extent of tanker damages unknown. Terminal didn’t suffer any damages, no injures reported. Tanker seems to be in ballast, yet or already, depending on whether she was loading or offloading oil.

Crude oil tanker DUBAI HARMONY, IMO 9285835, dwt 115340, built 2005, flag Liberia, manager DUBAI NAVIGATION CORP, UAE

Source: Maritime Bulletin

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.