Explosion on Tanker Harbour Crystal Southwest of Cape Espichel

The ship was adrift 13 miles southwest of Cape Espichel with 8000 tons tons of naphtha, a petroleum derivative. The ship had a crew of 18 on board. The explosion occurred at 8:12 a.m. for reasons still unknown in the area of ​​the bow of the ship. One Filipino was missing since. At 8:34 a.m., the Centre for Maritime Search and Rescue (MRCC Lisbon) was alerted.

2013.03.07 - Explosion on Tanker Southwest of Cape Espichel Figure 1

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