According to foreign media reports, on January 17 local time, a product oil tanker "GENESSA" parked around 15 nautical miles outside Candela Port in the west coast of Khaiqih in western India suddenly and serious fire broke out.
It was reported that all 26 crew members of "GENESSA" had been evacuated and two others had been burned.
It is reported that the fire "GENESSA" round of 46,145 dwt product oil tanker, built in 2000, India's natural register, operating company for the Union Maritime. At the time of the incident the ship loaded at least 30,000 tons of high-speed diesel. glenflange
Tugs and other equipment currently used for fire fighting have been deployed and fire fighting measures have been put in place. A Coast Guard official said the fire was triggered in the crew cabin.
According to the sources, the Indian Coast Guard has deployed three ships while nine other tugboats from other companies, including KPT, Reliance, Essar, Adani and ICG Dornier, continue to extinguish "GENESSA" rounds.
Gujarat Ministry of Defense sources said seawater samples showed no signs of oil spills.glenflange