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New Diamond oil tanker patched and ready to be towed: Navy

Large tanker. Men in smaller craft. Hazmat suit.

PortandTerminal.com, September 15, 2020 The Indian Navy is reporting that all leaks on the hull of the fire-stricken VLCC New Diamond, currently situated off Sri Lanka have been sealed. The tanker suffered a boiler explosion and a subsequent severe fire on September 3 that raged on and off for a number of days. One seafarer died in the accident. This latest announcement …

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Oil tanker NEW DIAMOND on fire again – PHOTOS

Oil tanker on fire

PortandTerminal.com, September 8, 2020 Fire reignited on board MT New Diamond, the Sri Lanka Navy said just a day after reporting that it has managed to douse the fire completely on Monday, September 7. The intense residual heat in the aft section, engine room, and superstructure of the VLCC was reportedly enough to rekindle the fire. The fire which re-ignited …

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