1 crew died 3 critical after inhaling gas on board of Turkish LPG tanker, Malacca Strait

Post Date: 07/04/2021

LPG tanker HAMBURG DW requested immediate medical assistance and reported that 1 Turkish crew has died, 3 in critical condition, after inhaling ammonia gas, in the evening Apr 6 in Malacca Strait, off Port Klang, Malaysia. Tanker is en route from Al Duqm Oman to Zhanjiang China. Tanker turned to Port Klang and anchored at Port Klang anchorage at around 1600 UTC Apr 6. Malaysian Maritime Agency MMEA responded, sending emergency teams with hazmat unit. 3 injured crew, including 2 Turks and 1 Indian, were taken to hospital at Klang, all 3 remain in critical condition. As of 0300 UTC Apr 7, tanker remained at anchor.
LPG tanker HAMBURG DW, IMO 9014420, dwt 25926, built 1993, flag Panama, manager TGM DENIZ IS VE ACENT LTD STI (EQUASIS).

Courtesy:Nikolay Torkin