Explosion on supply ship, two injured, Gulf of Mexico
Topics: EXPLOSION SHIP GULF OF MEXICO
The ship was positioned at AKAL C8 platform side, when explosion occurred, followed by fire.
The ship started to drift, understood disabled by explosion and fire.
Two injured people were medevaced by helicopter and transferred to hospital, one reportedly, in critical condition.
Official statement said fire was extinguished by 0600 LT, ship to be towed to probably, Paradiso.
According to track, the ship started moving, either on tow or at reduced speed, at around 0830 LT. ■