SCF tanker explosion, fire, but reportedly, nothing serious happened
Product tanker NS POINT according to unconfirmed information suffered explosion in engine room, followed by fire, in Baltic sea in Latvian responsibility zone, early in the morning Mar 19. Latest AIS recorded some 13 hours ago, no AIS since around 0600 UTC, tanker at that time was halfway between Swedish and Polish coasts, sailing NE at some 13 knots, destination Vysotsk Russia, Gulf of Finland, ETA Mar 20.
UPDATE 1215 UTC: SCF said in phone talk, that nothing serious happened, they’ll later, if need be, make an official statement.
IMRRA, FleetMon’s official Vessel Risk Rating Partner, risk assessed this tanker as having a ‘green’ risk rating, with a specific risk rating of 33% (31-DEC-18), compared to the fleet average 35%. New risk assessment reports can be purchased via FleetMon.
Red: Poorest performing; Amber: Average value; Green: Good indicator.