A large oil tanker is Friday broken in the brand out of Bergen, Norway.
this was stated by The Norwegian police on Twitter.
#Stureterminalen: Reported røykutvikling in oljetanker "Dubai Harmony", is an ongoing evacuation of the av personell from the terminal, it is fortsatt mannskap on board in the thoughts, they keep on with slukking together with brannvesenet.— West politidistrikt (@politivest) September 13, 2019
Norwegian VG has subsequently spoken to police, telling that the fire is out of control, but despite the 40,000 cubic metres of oil on the ship celebrated the for moderation.
- There is nothing that suggests that there is a danger of explosion, but of course it burns on an oil tanker, and it is not under control, says the head of the police, Arne Pettersen, to VG.
According to the Norwegian authorities, there are 23 person on board the ship in addition to the seven firefighters who right now are working to extinguish the fire. Supposedly it's in the engine room that the fire has occurred.
#redningsskøyta "Kristian Gerhard Jebsen II" in #beredskap at #stureterminalen there oljetanker have røykutvikling in maskinrommet. pic.twitter.com/fZjwhMOFzO— redningsselskapet (@NSSR) September 13, 2019
the Rest of the crew on board have been evacuated.
No one was said to have come to serious injury, but one person has been treated for røgforgiftning.
the Ship Dubai Harmony sailing under the liberisk flag and is 250 meters long.