Product tanker SMOOTH SEA 2, explosion, fire, 1 crew missing, Bangkok
Product tanker SMOOTH SEA 2, berthed at suffered explosion, fire, on cargo deck, in the morning Mar 9 at IRPC Co pier, Samut Parakan, Bangkok. Tanker arrived at Bangkok from Rayong in the evening Mar 8, with cargo of gasoil and diesel oil. One crew was injured and taken to hospital, one went missing. Tanker was about to leave Bangkok after offloading cargo, understood gas in tank or tanks exploded, because of some negligence. Fire was taken under control by fire teams in about an hour.